STEM Education

PNNL to add new research building to its campus

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will be adding a new energy sciences research building to its campus.Earlier this week, a $64 million contract was awarded to a Houston-based team to design and construct the building. The building, to be named…

PNNL and UW collaborate for new research institution

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Washington have teamed up to create a new research institution.The Northwest Institute for Materials Physics, Chemistry and Technology, or NW IMPACT, will power advancements in materials that transform energy, telecommunications, medicine…

Paul Allen donates $40 million to UW computer science department

SEATTLE (AP) -- Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen has announced he is giving $40 million to the University of Washington's computer-science department. The Seattle billionaire made the announcement Thursday, The Seattle Times reported. Microsoft is giving another $10 million…