More than three hundred years ago this week, the geologic fault off Washington and Oregon's coast lurched and caused a massive earthquake. Now, UW scientists are helping prepare the region for a repeat event that could come at any time.
A new project aims to ensure that children with autism are identified and helped early enough to prevent problems later on. The five-year initiative is expected to result in earlier, autism-specialized treatment for families statewide.
The UW seismologists couldn't have asked for a better football game to monitor fan-generated stadium shaking. And indeed, the Seahawks' improbable comeback victory in Sunday's NFC Championship Game showed the biggest vibrations ever recorded at CenturyLink Field.
It's an exciting week in the arts as various units ramp up their winter events. For drama fans, there's the Undergraduate Theater Society's production of "Yellow Face" and the School of Drama's take on "Twelfth Night."