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Male biology students consistently underestimate female peers, study finds

Male biology students consistently underestimate female peers, study finds

Female college students are more likely to abandon studies in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines than their male classmates, and new research from the University of Washington suggests that those male peers may play a key role in undermining their confidence.

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For the first time, scientists detect gravitational waves

For the first time, scientists detect gravitational waves

Two scientists from the University of Washington were part of the LIGO collaboration that made the observation, physics professor Jens Gundlach and physics postdoctoral researcher Krishna Venkateswara.

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UW professor is a finalist for top conservation prize

UW professor is a finalist for top conservation prize

P. Dee Boersma, a University of Washington professor of biology and Wadsworth Endowed Chair in Conservation Science, is one of six finalists for the prestigious Indianapolis Prize for conservation.

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Wall-walking dancer Rachael Lincoln: ‘It’s a duet’

Wall-walking dancer Rachael Lincoln: ‘It’s a duet’

At 10:30 a.m. Friday, Rachael Lincoln leaned slowly out into space, hands at her sides — and then walked down the side of Meany Hall for the Performing Arts. Then, as coolly as if she were strolling to the corner for coffee, she did it again an hour later, and then a third time, all flawlessly.

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Arts Roundup

This week on campus: catch the UW Symphony with violinist Glenn Dicterow, go to a Mallethead series performance, explore the newness of ‘New Drama’ or become part of the art at the Henry Art Gallery.

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Red Square, White Square

Red Square, White Square

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