September 1997 Columns

Latest update: November 18, 1997.
Please note that there are no back issues available for the September 1997
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Fat City: UW Researchers Created a Mouse that Can Eat Fat and Still Lose Weight --But Can the Results Be Transferred to Humans?

Living in History: The UW Opens Its First Campus in 102 Years as UW Tacoma Transforms the City's Historic Warehouse District.

Reading the Skies ...and Scanning the Oceans, UW Professors Track Data that May Reveal Future Droughts, Bountiful Harvests and Even Global Warming.

All the King's Sons: Columns did not acquire the electronic rights to this article about UW Alumnus Kent Weeks and the discovery of the KV5 tomb in Egypt, perhaps the most important discovery since King Tut's tomb was opened in 1922. However, you can visit the Theban Mapping Project, Kent Weeks's website describing recent activity at the KV5 site.


Letters to the Editor: Pro Sports and the Economy, Puyallup Fair and the Flag, Natural Diversity, Imagination Complications, the UW Mascot, and other topics.

On and Off the Ave: Commencement Surprises, George Washington Meets Darth Vader, Montlake Parking and a quote from Tom Foley.

Our Back Pages: Sunny Days are Here Again The UW's First Mascot.

Prelude: Editor's Column on the New UW Tacoma Campus

Briefings: News About the UW

UW Honors Top Teachers at Bothell, Tacoma Campuses

Graduates' Gifts Grow: Alumni Giving at Record Levels

Research Briefs on Divorced Dads, Midwife Care and Vitamins for People with Lung Problems

Appointments, Honors

Alumni News

Alumnotes: News from the Classes 1931-1996

In Memory: Obituaries of Alumni and Faculty from the Class Years 1919-1990

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