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OMA&D students compete in hackathon

The UW team coded and presented a live demonstration of a mobile application during the three-day technology competition at Microsoft in November. Read full article.

Dueling medical school proposals by UW, WSU

The medical school turf war between the University of Washington and Washington State University is heating up this week as both schools prepare to testify about their medical school programs to the Legislature’s Senate Higher Education Committee in Olympia on Thursday. Read full article.

Spokane’s medical school expansion a complex venture

Medical Apple Cup?  UW vs. WSU… If both universities expand medical education in Spokane, the community would be turning out 240 medical school graduates a year by the middle of the next decade, or 120 from each university program. But that’s many years, and many budget decisions for future Legislatures, down the road. The 2015

3 UW engineers under 30…

Three University of Washington engineers were selected by Forbes magazine as part of its top 30 people in the world under age 30 in energy. This year’s list largely focuses on people who have produced inventions and founded companies with the goal of saving or conserving energy, instead of creating it. Read full article.

UW architecture students to design, build public pavilion on Seattle’s waterfront

The structure will be called the Hotspot Pavilion and is scheduled to be ready for three years of use starting in summer of 2015, helping draw people to the area around Pier 58. Read full story.

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