Tag Archive for UW

Transit agency to pay $43M to UW for vibration

SEATTLE (AP) — Sound Transit is ready to pay the University of Washington $43 million to mitigate interference from vibrations caused by the construction of a light rail tunnel from the university to the Northgate area of Seattle…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Interior Secretary talks climate change at UW

SEATTLE (AP) — Former REI chief executive Sally Jewell, who left Seattle last year to become secretary of the Interior Department, was back in her hometown Tuesday to talk about climate change in the Northwest…. …read more

From: AP Washington News


UW Tacoma Chancellor Friedman dies at age 58

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — University of Washington, Tacoma Chancellor Debra Friedman has died after battling lung cancer. She was 58…. …read more

From: AP Washington News


UW, WSU offering more degree programs online

By By KATHERINE LONG SEATTLE (AP) — Nicole Traore always wanted to go back to school to get her bachelor’s degree, but the 45-year-old mother of three busy boys has a full-time job and no extra time in her schedule to take classes on a college campus…. …read more

From: AP Washington News


Enrollment opens November 1 for Washington’s GET Program

Lochner affirms that GET is a very good option, especially for families with young children. “Parents starting early can save literally thousands of dollars on the future cost of college,” she said.

GET’s Web site at www.get.wa.gov offers details, charts, planning tools and answers for questions families may have about the program. Accounts can be opened online, and Customer Service is ready to help at (800) 955-2318 or [email protected].