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Women in Construction 2019

On March 6, McKinstry hosted an event entitled Women In Construction. Renee Cheng, the College’s new dean, was the featured speaker; her talk focussed on advocating for an equitable workforce throughout all aspects of the built environment. Five of our juniors were in attendance: Kelly McCandless, Renata Popov, Tina Chi, Vanessa Sanchez, and Kaycie Luna

From snowy Reno to snowy Seattle!

On Saturday our Reno competition teams returned from a big four days in Reno at the ASC student competition. Our Mixed Use team earned third place and our Sustainability team won the Judges Selection award. A great learning experience for all! Mixed Use: Back row:  Mitchell Stafford, Wyatt Tetz, Henry Corrado, Joe Worley, and Bryce…

Mixed Use team wins NWCCC competition

 The Northwest Construction Consumer Council (NWCCC) is an organization of owners and contractors. Annually they host a “student bid” competition between UW, WSU, CWU and Oregon State Construction Management students. This year UW’s Mixed Use team won the competition on 23 Jan 2019. The competition was to estimate, schedule, provided a safety plan, and risk…

CM Faculty Research Updates

Ahmed Aziz published and presented “The USA PPP Payment Mechanisms – the Path Toward Comprehensive Systems” at the Construction Research Congress in New Orleans, Louisiana. Bill Bender published “A Model for Collecting Replacement Cycles of Building Components: A Hybrid Approach of Indirect and Direct Estimations” in ASCE’s Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. Carrie Dossick…

Affiliate Faculty Spotlight

Rob Warnaca Rob is currently the President of GenCap, a commercial General Contractor based in Kirkland, and also serves as Chair of the Department of Construction Management’s Construction Industry Advisory Council. As a graduate of the UW Construction Management program, Rob enjoys giving back to the department and sharing his 25 years of professional industry…