Monthly Archives: September 2015


NextSeattle: Innovating for Urban Social Challenges

This past weekend undergraduate students from the University of Washington participated in a multi-day “ideathon” focused on important urban issues including equity and access to public space, public transportations as a public good, youth and homelessness, and big data for social good. The program’s purpose was to help attendees develop and learn to pitch ideas […]

September 28th, 2015|Categories: News|

eScience Fall Welcome

Graduate students, postdocs, data scientists, faculty, and numerous others filled into the crowded seminar room at the WRF Data Science Studio yesterday afternoon for the eScience Fall Welcome. After opening remarks from eScience Director Ed Lazowska, brief presentations were made by Executive Committee member Magda Balazinska, followed by eScience’s data and research scientists, and the 2015 Joint […]

September 22nd, 2015|Categories: News|

UW Partners with Seattle for Smart Cities Initiative

UW Today is reporting that, as part of a new White House Smart Cities Initiative called The MetroLab Network, the University of Washington has partnered with the City of Seattle in joining “a new national network of university-city partnerships that will work on ‘smart city’ solutions.”

“Great universities can’t succeed without great cities,” said UW Interim […]

September 14th, 2015|Categories: News|