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When Pedro Arellano transferred to the UW from Green River Community College, he planned to major in mathematics. Yet he also craved opportunities for dialogue on social issues.
His first quarter at the UW, he signed up for a course on Latinos in the U.S., followed by a course on Comparative American Ethnic Literature. “From there, my curiosity kept growing,” recalls Arellano.
Federal fisheries scientists have published a special section in this month’s issue of Conservation Biology that outlines some considerations for coming decades.
A UW climate scientist helped biologists determine the long-term forecast for aquatic animals.
Scientists have discovered a second code hiding within DNA. A research team led by Dr. John Stamatoyannopoulos, UW associate professor of genome sciences and of medicine, made the discovery.
This second code contains information that changes how scientists read the instructions contained in DNA and interpret mutations to make sense of health and disease.
Washington has accepted an invitation to play in the Fight Hunger Bowl. The Huskies (8-4 overall) will take on BYU Dec. 27 at AT&T Park in San Francisco.The game will kick off at 6:30 p.m. PT and air live on ESPN television.
“This year’s matchup will be one of the very best in the history of our game,” said Gary Cavalli, executive director of the Fight Hunger Bowl.
Research money has become a main source of lifeblood in higher education, especially at science- and technology-focused schools like the University of Washington.
As schools pursue this kind of funding, they face a fundamental question: Should universities strive to produce research that has real-world applications or should they focus on basic research?
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Petersen on UW: ‘This is where I needed to be’ - The 26th coach in 124 years of Husky football is “honored and humbled” upon arriving at Washington.