Prime Electric creates an endowed student scholarship

Special thanks to Prime Electric for their generous donation to support our students. Prime recently made a $62,500 donation to the department to create scholarships. These funds will be combined with departmental resources to create an endowed scholarship. The endowment will provide two annual scholarships of $2,000. Pictured here are Oliver Whitehead and Lisa Kenyon…

August 24: Annual Golf Tournament

On Friday, August 24, the UW AGC Student Chapter will be hosting its annual Golf Tournament at Washington National Golf Club in Auburn. If you’re interested in joining us, please email Will Niehoff at agcsc@uw.edu to register as an individual or as a team. Teams are $700 and individuals are $175. Price includes golf and…

UW NECA Student Chapter Battles Energy Consumption in the Built Environment

Students in the Construction Management program are participating in a competition held by the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) called the “Green Energy Challenge.” It is a nationwide competition that encourages student teams to seek out creative and sustainable solutions to today’s energy consumption demands within the built environment. This year’s team is led by…

MCAA Team Places in Top Four Nationwide at National Conference in San Antonio, Texas

Just as Spring Quarter began, the CM Department’s MCAA student team headed down to San Antonio, Texas, to present at the MCAA’s National Conference. The UW team, consisting of Zach Shoopman, Eduardo Equihua, Sara Sohnly, Chris Erb, David Vo, Colin Hudacek, and Ryan Wilson, placed in the top four schools nationwide for their written presentation….

Integrated Project Delivery: An Action Guide for Leaders

On June 5th, IPDA, CIDCI, and the Charles Pankow Foundation released Integrated Project Delivery: An Action Guide for Leaders. This guide offers practical information for project leaders concerning the commencement and execution of IPD projects and represents IPD as it is currently practiced throughout the industry in Canada and the United States. This guide itself is the result…

Meet a Few of Our New CM Students!

UW Junior – Lauren Gallagher   Why did you decide to major in CM? I decided on CM because my parents have a residential construction company. My mom is the interior designer and my dad is the general contractor so I developed a passion for construction when I was young. Growing up, I was always…

CM Professor Carrie Dossick participates on AIA panel to discuss alternative project delivery methods

ALTERNATIVE PROJECT DELIVERY AND THE ROLE OF THE ARCHITECT SPEAKERS MODERATOR – Walter Schacht FAIA, Principal | Schacht Aslani Architects PANELISTS Mike McCormick, Associate Vice-President, Capital Planning & Development | University of Washington Dr. Carrie Dossick, Professor of Construction Management | University of Washington Bill Bouten, President | Bouten Construction Sian Roberts FAIA, Partner |…

Upcoming application deadlines for undergrads & masters program

The Department has several important upcoming deadlines for applications. Applications for the undergraduate major are due Monday, April 2, 2018 at 5pm. Please click here to get started on your application. Please contact Jessica Pak if you have questions at pakjm@uw.edu. Applications for the Masters program are due February 1. Please click here for more…

CM Faculty Dr. Chris Lee’s report on “Prevention Through Design to Solar Systems in Small Buildings” featured in Safety and Health Magazine

A funded research project performed by CM Faculty Dr. Chris Lee and PhD student Chung Ho, along with a collaborator from Oregon State University, was recently featured in Safety and Health Magazine. Check it out below!   http://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/16452-prevention-through-design-methods-can-make-solar-panel-installation-safer-cpwr-report

Dr. Chris Lee to Give Webinar on Improving Solar Safety from the Design Process on Wed, 12/13

Join Dr. Chris Lee this Wed, 12/13, at 11-11:45 a.m. PST as he presents a FREE webinar on improving solar construction safety from the design process: Applying Prevention through Design (PtD) to Solar Systems in Small Buildings Solar technology has grown cheaper and more economically attractive in recent years, and a growing number of homeowners are…