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  • Craig Lee

    July 28, 2014

    [VIDEO] UW's robotic gliders provide key data about arctic ice melt

    Global Affairs

    Researchers at the University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory have developed robotic gliders which will provide key data for the international effort to measure the rate at which arctic sea ice is melting. Watch the report and hear from Professor Craig Lee on King 5 News...   

  • Researchers landing a plane

    July 28, 2014

    International researchers track melting sea ice

    Global Affairs

    Led by principal investigator Craig Lee, an oceanographer at the University of Washington’s Applied Physics Laboratory, researchers from around the world are conducting the longest and most extensive effort ever to track the melting of arctic sea ice. Members of the international research team hail from the United States, the Republic of Korea, the United Kingdom and France. Read…

  • Cheng-Tsung Pan

    July 18, 2014

    International student first Husky to golf in British Open Championship

    Global Affairs

    For the first time, golf fans will watch a Husky athlete compete at the Open Championship in Holyoke, England. Representing UW at this week's tournament is Cheng-Tsung Pan, a senior communications major from Taiwan. Read more from UW Athletics...

  • Graphics used in tweets

    July 16, 2014

    Well-placed tweets can help spin news coverage

    Global Affairs

    Commenting in a recent BBC News article, University of Washington professor Philip Howard explained that military forces like Hamas and the Israeli Defense Force are using social media to influence public opinion about conflicts. Read more from BBC News...

  • Fluke Hall, home of the UW business incubator, New Ventures Facility

    July 14, 2014

    Global index ranks UW startup incubator #1

    Global Affairs

    The New Ventures Facility is a business incubator providing startups critical access to University of Washington facilities and researchers. This year, the New Ventures Facility was ranked #1 among university business incubators by the 2014 University Business Incubators Global Index. Dhruv Bhatli, the global index's co-founder, said the New Ventures Facility was selected because it provided “exceptional quality…

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