Elwha Environment

A unique lab class: UW students explore nation’s largest dam removal

A spring course had nine undergraduates studying what will happen to sediment released by dam removals on the Elwha River.

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Earthquake research Environment

Research from 1960s shakes up understanding of West Coast earthquakes

Nearly forgotten research from decades ago questions a widely used method for estimating Pacific Northwest earthquake hazards.

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Sarah Nash Gates Arts & Sciences

The role of a lifetime

Sarah Nash Gates reflects on two decades as executive director of the School of Drama and welcomes successor Todd London.

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Matthieu Carré holds a 6,800-year-old mollusk collected from a site in Peru’s Ica valley. Environment

Ancient shellfish remains rewrite El Niño history

Piles of ancient shells provide the first reliable long-term record for the powerful driver of year-to-year climate changes. Researcher Matthieu Carré holds a 6,800-year-old mollusk collected from a site in Peru’s Ica valley.

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Atlas lego model Education

Rebuilding part of the Large Hadron Collider – with Legos

UW students used Legos to build a replica of the Atlas detector, part of the Large Hadron Collider that made physics history.

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