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summer-2018 Newsletter

Dear Friends,

A university education has the power to transform the lives of individuals, and to change society for the better.  The UW’s core values as a public university include “access to excellence” – the opportunity for all students to participate actively in the discovery mission that is at... Read more

The new Life Sciences Building (LSB) and Biology Greenhouse are nearing completion, with the ribbon-cutting ceremony to be held on Friday, September 7th at 11:30AM.  Professor Julie Theriot, recently recruited as the Benjamin D. Hall Endowed Chair in Basic Life Sciences, will be the first faculty... Read more

Greetings from the Greenhouse!  

Where have we been?

Since 2016, we’ve been caring for UW Biology’s plant collection at a temporary facility on the cusp of Redmond-Woodinville. The days here have been exciting - filled with ever-changing schedules of plant upkeep. We have one of the nation’s most diverse plant collections,... Read more

Our graduation speaker Dr. Shirley Malcom had a wonderful message to share with our students – that it’s never too late to follow your passions, change your mind, and be successful.

And that’s the lesson we hope this year’s 574 Biology graduates take to heart – to always follow their passion for the life sciences wherever it may lead. At graduation, our... Read more