University of Washington

Knowledge Identifier: &University_of_Washington

add

University of Washington

Public research university in Seattle, Washington, United States add

Category: Sciences (600)

Founded in 1861.

Countries: United States (61%), (22%), Canada (2%)

Main connections: Tamari Miyashiro, University of Virginia, Julia S. Falk

Linked to: National Collegiate Athletic Association, American Association of Universities, Arizona State University, Association of American Universities

 

Timeline


 

This timeline needs to be reviewed and corrected, as it has been automatically generated from multiple web sources.
Please help improve it by adding dated informations, images and videos about University of Washington.


1861

Founded in 1861, UW is one of the oldest universities on the West Coast add something

 

In 1861, scouting began for an appropriate site in Seattle to serve as the campus for a new university add something

 

UW opened officially on November 4, 1861, as the "'Territorial University of Washington"' add something


1863

The school struggled initially, closing three times: in 1863 for lack of students, and again in 1867 and 1876 due to shortage of funds add something


1876

However, Clara Antoinette McCarty Wilt became the first graduate of UW in 1876 when she graduated from UW with a bachelor's degree in science add something


1889

By the time Washington entered the Union in 1889, both Seattle and the University had grown substantially add something


1892

The school colors of purple and gold were adopted in 1892 by student vote add something


1895

The University relocated from downtown to the new campus in 1895, moving into the newly built Denny Hall add something


1900

The Apple Cup game is an annual game against cross-state rival Washington State University that was first contested in 1900 with UW leading the all-time series, 65 wins to 31 losses and 6 ties add something


1901

Rowing is a longstanding tradition at the University of Washington dating back to 1901 add something


1907

From 1907 to 1917, Washington football teams were unbeaten in 63 consecutive games, an NCAA record add something


1908

The original Territorial University building was torn down in 1908 and its former site currently houses the Fairmont Olympic Hotel add something


1909

Organizers of the 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition eyed the still largely undeveloped campus as a prime setting for their world's fair add something


1912

Boletus zelleri - "Boletus zelleri" was first described by American mycologist William Alphonso Murrill in 1912, based on specimens he found on the campus of the University of Washington


1916

Construction of the liberal arts quadrangle, known to students as "The Quad," began in 1916 and continued in stages until 1939 add something


1919

Viola Garfield - She enrolled at the University of Washington in Seattle beginning in 1919, transferring for financial reasons to what is now Western Washington University, where she became certified as a teacher


1920

Tailgating by boat has been a Husky Stadium tradition since 1920 when the stadium was first built on the shores of Lake Washington add something


1923

Mark Tobey - In 1923, Tobey met Teng Kuei, a Chinese painter and student at the University of Washington, who introduced Tobey to Eastern penmanship, beginning Tobey’s exploration of Chinese calligraphy.


1925

Dudley Pratt - The couple moved to Seattle in 1925, and Pratt began teaching at the University of Washington's School of Art. After Virginia's death in 1952, Pratt relocated to Croton Falls, New York, where he met and married the painter Colleen Halvorsen


1926

The first two wings of Suzzallo Library, considered the architectural centerpiece of the University, were built in 1926 and 1935, respectively add something


1929

The Beta chapter of Phrateres collegiate philanthropic-social organization for women was established at the university in 1929 add something

 

The band was founded in 1929, and today it is a cornerstone of Husky spirit add something


1930

Fay Morgan Taylor - After studying at the University of Washington, Morgan came to San Francisco in 1930


1934

Chet Huntley - He attended Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle before graduating from the University of Washington in 1934, with a degree in speech and drama


1935

Kitsap Sun - The University of Washington Library holds copies of the "Kitsap Sun" from 1935 to date


1937

Gordon Hirabayashi - He graduated from Auburn, Washington Senior High School in Auburn, Washington, and in 1937 went to the University of Washington, where he received his degree


1945

Nan Campbell - She graduated from the Roosevelt High School in 1945 and the University of Washington in 1949


1946

Among the most important developments of this period was the opening of the medical school in 1946 add something

 

Duane Hanson - After attendance at Luther College and the University of Washington, he graduated from Macalaster College in 1946


1947

Robert Kraft (astronomer) - He received his B.S. at the University of Washington in 1947, M.S. in mathematics at the University of Washington in 1949, and PhD from the University of California, Berkeley


1950

Edward C. Harwood - Harwood established the Behavioral Research Council in the early 1950s with two sociologists, George A. Lundberg and Stuart C. Dodd, both professors at the University of Washington


1951

Carolyn R. Dimmick - Born in Seattle, Washington, Dimmick received a B.A. from the University of Washington in 1951 and a J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law in 1953


1955

Western Association of Physicians - The "'Western Association of Physicians"' is a regional health association of academic physician-scientists founded in 1955 by Robert Williams, the Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington, and other eminent physicians with the aim of establishing a western society analogous to the Association of American Physicians


1957

John M. Fabian - Graduated from Pullman, Washington High School, Pullman, Washington, Washington, in 1957; received a bachelor of science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Washington State University in 1962; a master of science in Aerospace Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology in 1964; and a doctorate in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the University of Washington in 1974

 

Virginia Mason Medical Center - Two years later it created its own school of nursing, which became affiliated with the University of Washington in 1957


1958

In 1958, the men's crew furthered their lore with a shocking win over Leningrad Trud's world champion rowers at the Moscow Cup, resulting in the first American sporting victory on Soviet soil, and certainly the first time a Russian crowd gave any American team a standing ovation during the Cold War add something

 

Pizza Haven - "'Pizza Haven"' is the name of a Seattle-based pizzeria and pizza delivery chain, founded in 1958 opening its first location in the University District, Seattle near the University of Washington


1960

Vietnam War - In the late 1960s, the University of Washington Police Department evolved from the University Safety and Security Division in response to anti-Vietnam War protests add something

 

The 1960s and 1970s are known as the "golden age" of the university due to the tremendous growth in students, facilities, operating budget and prestige under the leadership of Charles Odegaard from 1958 to 1973 add something

 

The University football team is traditionally competitive, having won the 1960 and 1991 national title, to go along with eight Rose Bowl victories and an Orange Bowl title add something


1961

Roger Shimomura - After graduating from Garfield High School, Shimomura began studying graphic design at the University of Washington, earning his BA in 1961


1962

Chuck Close - In 1962, he received his B.A. from the University of Washington in Seattle.

 

Nancy Ramey - She graduated from the University of Washington in 1962, after spending her junior year at the University of London's Bedford College


1965

Bela Siki - In 1965, he moved to the United States, teaching at the University of Washington in Seattle; between 1980 and 1985 he taught at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, moving back to Seattle in 1985, where he taught until his retirement in 2001


1966

Bill Smith (jazz musician) - After a teaching stint at the University of Southern California, Smith began a thirty-year career at the University of Washington School of Music in Seattle, where he taught music composition and performance, co-leading the forward-thinking Contemporary Group first with Robert Suderburg, and with trombonist Stuart Dempster, from 1966 to 1997


1967

Landesa - Landesa was founded as the Rural Development Institute in 1967 by Professor Roy Prosterman, a Harvard Law School graduate who left his Wall Street career at Sullivan & Cromwell to teach at the University of Washington School of Law where he established the Law in Sustainable Development Program


1968

The IMA Center for intramural sports was built in 1968 add something

 

Hugo Parr - He took the B.Sc. degree in physics in 1968 and the M.Sc. degree in 1969, at the University of Washington

 

Soni Ventorum Wind Quintet - In 1968 Soni Ventorum was hired by the University of Washington School of Music as the resident Woodwind Quintet


1969

Steven N. S. Cheung - He taught in the Department of Economics at the University of Washington from 1969 to 1982, and at the University of Hong Kong from 1982 to 2000

 

Steven N. S. Cheung - In 1969, he moved to the University of Washington where he taught until 1982

 

Mary Curtis Verna - When the old Met Theater closed down in New York City and the opera relocated to Lincoln Center, Verna decided to take the position of Head of the Voice Department at the University of Washington School of Music in 1969


1970

The Longest Yard (1974 film) - Sonny Sixkiller was a collegiate star as a quarterback for the University of Washington Huskies from 1970-1972, and briefly played pro in the defunct World Football League


1972

Gary Peacock - After returning to the United States in 1972, he studied Biology at the University of Washington in Seattle, and taught music theory at Cornish College of the Arts from 1976 to 1983.


1973

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder - Fetal Alcohol Syndrome was named in 1973 by two dysmorphologists, Drs. Kenneth Lyons Jones and David Weyhe Smith of the University of Washington Medical School in Seattle, United States

 

Franz Babinger - In a testament to the outstanding breadth of that research, his papers and library were acquired in 1973 by the Near East Section of the University of Washington Libraries to complement their collection


1975

Ricardo S. Martinez - He received a B.S. from the University of Washington in 1975 and a J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law in 1980


1976

George Tsutakawa - In 1976 Tsutakawa retired after 34 years of teaching Art and Architecture at the University of Washington


1977

Since 1977, there has been a Transition School and Early Entrance Program on campus add something


1978

Tim Paterson - He attended the University of Washington, working as a repair technician for The Retail Computer Store in the Green Lake area of Seattle, Washington, and graduated "magna cum laude" with a degree in Computer Science in June 1978


1979

Naeem M. Abdurrahman - In 1979, Gheriany returned to the United States, where he earned a M.Sc. in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Washington and a PhD in Nuclear Science and Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York


1981

Detlef Schrempf - After graduating he enrolled at the University of Washington, where he played basketball for the Washington Huskies men's basketball team from 1981 to 1985 under coach Marv Harshman

 

It is claimed that the wave was invented in October 1981 by Husky graduate Robb Weller and UW band director Bill Bissel add something


1982

Kyle MacLachlan - He graduated from the University of Washington in 1982 and, shortly afterward, moved to Hollywood, California to pursue his career

 

Mike Luckovich - He was born in Seattle, Washington, attended Bishop Kelly High School in Boise, Idaho , Idaho before transferring to Sheldon High School in Eugene, Oregon and graduated in 1982 from the University of Washington with a degree in political science


1983

Ramona Solberg - From that time until her 1983 retirement, Solberg was an art professor at the University of Washington


1985

Ali Tarhouni - From 1985 up until the outbreak of the Libyan revolution, he had been a popular senior lecturer in business economics at the University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business where he won numerous teaching awards


1986

Mike Blowers - He is an alumnus of Bethel High School in Spanaway, Washington, Tacoma Community College and the University of Washington, where he played college baseball for the Huskies in 1986


1990

The University opened campuses in Bothell and Tacoma in 1990 add something

 

Eddie Henderson - After graduating from the University of Washington, Henderson spent one more season with the Storm, the last in its existence as it folded at the end of the 1990 season

 

Adam Smith (politician) - He completed a law degree at the University of Washington in 1990.

 

Cathy McMorris Rodgers - In 1990 she earned a BA in Pre-law from Pensacola Christian College and earned her Executive MBA from the University of Washington in 2002.

 

Joshua Ortega - Joshua Ortega began his writing career at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, working as a reporter and a reviewer for the school's newspaper, "The Daily of the University of Washington", covering the booming Seattle music and arts scene of the 1990s

 

Dudley Pratt - " Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1990


1991

Jason Hanson - His younger brother Travis was a kicker for the rival University of Washington Huskies, and was a member of the 1991 national championship team

 

Virtual retinal display - Later work at the University of Washington in the Human Interface Technology Lab resulted in a similar system in 1991

 

Mary Curtis Verna - She retired from the University of Washington in 1991


1992

Nate Mendel - In 1992, Mendel and his University of Washington housemate Dan Hoerner decided to form a band, and invited drummer William Goldsmith to form the group that would end up being named Sunny Day Real Estate


1993

Edward D. Lazowska - He served as Chair of University of Washington Computer Science & Engineering from 1993-2001, a period during which that program consolidated its reputation as one of the top computer science programs in the nation and the world

 

Lawyer Milloy - Milloy attended the University of Washington, where he played for the Washington Huskies football team from 1993 to 1995


1994

Jason Boyce - Boyce attended the University of Washington, playing on the men's soccer team from 1994 to 1997

 

Benji Olson - Olson attended the University of Washington, and played for the at Washington Huskies football team from 1994 to 1997

 

WebCrawler - WebCrawler is a registered trademark of InfoSpace, Inc. It went live on April 20, 1994 and was created by Brian Pinkerton at the University of Washington


1995

Detlef Schrempf - He was inducted into the Husky Hall of Fame in 1995, and was named to the University of Washington All-Century Team


1997

Comparison shopping website - The first commercial shopping agent, called Jango, was produced by Netbot, a Seattle startup company founded by University of Washington professors Oren Etzioni and Daniel S. Weld; Netbot was acquired by the Excite portal in late 1997


1999

Nicholas Eberstadt - In 1999 he was a visiting fellow at the University of Washington, Seattle


2000

Reggie Williams (wide receiver) - Williams attended the University of Washington, and played for the Washington Huskies football team from 2000 to 2002


2002

Experiments in Art and Technology - In 2002 the University of Washington hosted a reunion to celebrate the history of these regional liaisons and consider the legacy of E.A.T. for artists working with new technologies in the 21st century

 

Kenneth Callahan - Iridescent Light: The Emergence of Northwest Art, by Deloris Tarzan Ament; University of Washington Press, 2002In 1918 he moved with his family to Raymond, Washington, two years later to Seattle, where he took art classes at Broadway High School

 

Experiments in Art and Technology - The exhibition went to Lafayette College in the spring 2002, to the Evolution Festival in Leeds, England, and University of Washington, in Seattle


2003

Louise Friberg (golfer) - She attended college at the University of Washington on a full golf scholarship where she was a standout golfer all four years and graduated with a degree in environmental studies in 2003

 

Courtney Thompson - Thompson played for the University of Washington volleyball team from 2003 to 2006


2005

Brad Walker was the 2005 NCAA men's Outdoor and Indoor Pole Vault champion add something

 

James Lepp was the 2005 NCAA men's golf champion add something

 

Amanda Knox - In 2005 she began studies at the University of Washington

 

Courtney Thompson - She won the 2005 national championship while playing for the University of Washington, and she set an NCAA record in career assists per game

 

Safeco - On April 6, 2005, CEO Mike McGavick announced that Safeco would be consolidating operations at either the University District "home office" campus or the newer Eastside campus in Redmond, pending a competition between Microsoft and the University of Washington for the sale of one or the other location

 

On December 23, 2005, the men's basketball team won their 800th victory in Hec Edmundson Pavilion, the most wins for any NCAA team in its current arena add something


2006

Initially, these campuses offered curricula for students seeking bachelor's degrees who have already completed two years of higher education, but both schools have transitioned to four-year universities, accepting the first freshman class in the fall of 2006 add something

 

To promote equal academic opportunity, especially for people of low income, UW launched "Husky Promise" in 2006 add something

 

Tamari Miyashiro - Miyashiro played on the University of Washington volleyball team from 2006 to 2009

 

E-Types - The case-study was discussed and criticised at the 2006 Seattle Innovation Symposium at the University of Washington

 

As of February 2006, the UW joined a partnership with Seattle City Light as part of their Green Up Program add something


2007

Equal opportunity - For example, a study in 2007 by the University of Washington examined its own treatment of women

 

University of Washington Department of Global Health - The Department of Global Health was launched in January 2007 with generous support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the state of Washington, and the University of Washington, with a mandate to harness the extraordinary expertise, energy, and creativity of faculty across all 17 UW schools and colleges to create one of the most comprehensive academic global health programs in the world


2008

The University of Washington was one of only six universities to receive the highest grade on the Sustainable Endowments Institute's College Sustainability Report Card 2008, an "A-" add something

 

Jay Rubin - He taught at the University of Washington for eighteen years, and moved on to Harvard University, which he left in 2008

 

Home Alive - In 2008 the University of Washington put on a performance of the "Vagina Monologues", and the proceeds from the show went the organization

 

Air freshener - In 2008, Anne Steinemann of the University of Washington published a study of top-selling air fresheners and laundry products

 

Morgan Schmitt - In 2008, Schmitt earned a BCPM from the University of Washington

 

Tyrannosaurus - The presumed soft tissue was called into question by Thomas Kaye of the University of Washington and his co-authors in 2008

 

Elston Turner - Turner's son, Elston, Jr., played guard for the University of Washington Huskies men's basketball team from 2008 through 2010

 

As a result, many Japanese American "soon-to-be" graduates were unable to receive their diplomas and be recognized for their accomplishment at the university until the University of Washington's commemoration ceremony for the Japanese Americans entitled The Long Journey Home held on May 18, 2008 at the main campus add something


2009

In 2009 the University opened an office in the Spanish city of León,_Spain (León,_Spain,_Spain) in collaboration with the local university add something

 

Marques Tuiasosopo - Following his playing career, Tuiasosopo became an assistant strength coach in 2009 at his alma mater, the University of Washington

 

Air freshener - In 2009, Stanley M. Caress of the University of West Georgia and Anne C. Steinemann of the University of Washington published results from two national epidemiological studies of health effects from exposure to air fresheners

 

Tamari Miyashiro - She finished her college career in 2009 with University of Washington records for career digs and digs per set

 

Tamari Miyashiro - She graduated from the University of Washington in 2009

 

On May 1, 2009, the athletic department announced it was discontinuing both men's and women's swimming programs effective immediately due to budget cuts add something


2010

In 2010, "The Daily" launched a half-hour weekly television magazine show, "The Daily's Double Shot," broadcast UWTV, Channel 27 add something

 

The Top American Research Universities ranked University of Washington 11th among the top 50 American universities in 2010 published by The Center for Measuring University Performance, Arizona State University add something

 

Tamari Miyashiro - As a libero, she was a two-time National Defensive Player of the Year at the University of Washington and has played on the United States women's national volleyball team since 2010

 

Research Channel - In March 2010, citing budget issues, the University of Washington informed the Research Channel Board that UW end this subsidy; and cease programming and uplinking the channel and maintaining the website

 

In May 2010, the University of Washington's six Nobel laureates were honoured by Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, at a special dinner held in Seattle add something

 

Jake Locker - On December 18, 2010, Locker became engaged to Lauren Greer, a former University of Washington softball player


2011

In 2011, University of Washington ranked 8th among the world 2,000 universities in University Ranking by Academic Performance published by Middle East Technical University add something

 

Individually, Scott Roth was the 2011 NCAA men's Outdoor Pole Vault and 2011 & 2010 NCAA men's Indoor Pole Vault champion add something

 

It ranked 13th among 300 Best World Universities in 2011 compiled by Human Resources & Labor Review on Measurements of World's Top 300 Universities Graduates' Performance add something

 

Shawn Kemp - In 2011, Kemp Jr. signed with the University of Washington

 

Jack Geraghty - In 2011, he was honored as a member of the University of Washington Department of Communication's Alumni Hall of Fame

 

Villyan Bijev - Bijev originally signed to play college soccer at the University of Washington in the fall of 2011, but in July 2011, Liverpool invited Bijev for a trial with the Under 18s

 

Phyllis Wise, who had previously served as Provost and Executive Vice President and for a year as Interim President, was named the Chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in August 2011 add something

 

Renovation plans are slated to begin in November 2011 add something


2012

In 2012, SmartMoney named the University of Washington as 6th best salary returns on tuition add something

 

In 2012, the average unweighted high school GPA of incoming freshmen was 3,78, and the average SAT score was 1790 add something

 

In the Global Language Monitor's rankings of universities by Internet presence, UW ranked 12th in 2012 add something

 

In the "Kiplinger" magazine's 2012 "Best Values in Public Colleges" list, the university ranked 14th for in-state students and 18th for out-of-state students In 2011, the university ranked second among universities by number of undergraduate alumni currently serving as Peace Corps volunteers, at 110 add something

 

In the "Washington Monthly" National University Rankings, University of Washington ranked 8th in 2012, 16th in 2010, 14th in 2009, 14th in 2007, and 15th in 2006 add something

 

The Husky men are the 2012 national champions add something

 

Tricresyl phosphate - In 2012, Baker P., Cole T et al, researchers at the University of Washington seeking to identify safer anti-wear triaryl phosphate additives for jet engine lubricants, reported that isomers TCP present in synthetic jet engine oils do inhibit enzymes

 

Georgia Institute of Technology - In 2012, SmartMoney named Georgia Institute of Technology as 1st best salary returns on tuition, topping leading flagship universities such as University of Washington, University of Illinois, University of Georgia, University of California, Berkeley, University of Michigan and University of Virginia

 

Ludovic Morlot - In March 2012, Morlot was named Affiliate Professor of Music at the University of Washington

 

Kate Starbird - Since September 2012, she is a faculty member of the University of Washington Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering as an assistant professor


2013

The All Sorority Average GPA for the Spring 2013 quarter was 3,37 while the UW All Women Undergraduate GPA was 3,29 add something

 

Genetically modified organism - On June 19, 2013 the leaders of the three research teams that first applied genetic engineering to crops, Robert T. Fraley of Monsanto; Marc Van Montagu of Ghent University in Belgium and founder of Plant Genetic Systems and Crop Design; and Mary-Dell Chilton of the University of Washington and Washington University in St. Louis and Syngenta, were awarded with the World Food Prize

 

Seattle Chamber Music Society - SCMS was founded by Toby Saks, a cellist and music professor at the University of Washington, who served as artistic director until she handed over to Grammy Award-winning violinist James Ehnes about a year before her death on August 1, 2013


2014

In 2014, teams from the &University (Category:1861_establishments_in_Washington_Territory) of Washington School of Oceanography and the UW Applied Physics Laboratory successfully completed construction of the first high-power underwater cabled observatory in the United States add something

 

Ram Samudrala - He left at the University of Washington faculty in 2014 and became Professor and Chief of the Division of Bioinformatics at the State University of New York, Buffalo

 

Arthur D. Levinson - In 2014 he received the Alumnus Summa Laude Dignatus Award from the University of Washington, the highest honor bestowed upon a UW graduate

 

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation - In 2014, IHME announced the establishment of the University of Washington Center for Demography and Economics of Aging, funded by the National Institute on Aging

 

Gordon Hirabayashi - On February 22, 2014, the medal was formally donated to the University of Washington Library Special Collections, which holds Hirabayashi's papers


2015

Among graduate programs, in 2015 "U.S. News" ranked UW's program in primary care medicine first, nursing first, clinical psychology second, library and information science third, social work third, statistics third and seventh , computer science sixth, public health sixth, education seventh, pharmacy tenth, research medicine tenth, business 25th, law 24th, and engineering 26th add something

 

In U.S. rankings "U.S. News & World Report" ranked UW's undergraduate program tied for 48th among "national universities" and tied for 14th among public universities in 2015 add something

 

Tony Graffanino - A.J. is committed to baseball at University of Washington for 2015

 

On February 3, 2015, it was announced that Young will be next President of Texas A&M &University (Category:1861_establishments_in_Washington_Territory) add something

 

Her appointment was effective March 2, 2015 add something

 

University of Washington Interim President Ana Mari Cauce was selected president by the Board of Regents, effective October 13, 2015 add something


2016

In U.S. rankings "U.S. News & World Report" ranked UW's undergraduate program tied for 52nd among "national universities" and tied for 16th among public universities in its 2016 rankings add something

 

Seattle - An extension north to the University of Washington is scheduled to open in 2016; and further extensions are planned to reach Lynnwood to the north, Des Moines to the south, and Bellevue and Redmond to the east by 2023


2017

"U.S. News & World Report"'s Best Global Universities ranked UW as top 11th worldwide in 2017 add something


2018

"U.S. News & World Report"'s Best Global Universities ranked UW as top 10th worldwide, out of 1,000 in 2018 list add something

 

In April 2018, the &University (Category:1861_establishments_in_Washington_Territory) of Washington began making steps to address this issue, hosting student-administrator collaborations sparking conversation surrounding solutions to capacity constrained majors, in an effort to make the University more accessible to all individuals add something


2019

In 2019, iDefense reported that Chinese hackers had launched cyberattacks on dozens of academic institutions in an attempt to gain information on technology being developed for the United States Navy add something