Geophysicists prep for massive ‘ultrasound’ of Mount St. Helens

Geophysicists prep for massive ‘ultrasound’ of Mount St. Helens

Dozens of geophysicists and volunteers will deploy 3,500 seismic sensors at Mount St. Helens in an unprecedented study of the volcano's plumbing.

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Tracking the breakup of Arctic summer sea ice

Tracking the breakup of Arctic summer sea ice

An international team has placed sensors on and under Arctic sea ice to monitor this season's retreat and help in predicting summer conditions in the Arctic Ocean.

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Sloan Digital Sky Survey now will view entire sky

Sloan Digital Sky Survey now will view entire sky

A telescope consortium that includes the University of Washington has plans to view the entire sky and even peer into the Milky Way's center.

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Boston Marathon bombing image reactions predict PTSD symptoms

Boston Marathon bombing image reactions predict PTSD symptoms

Researchers found that heightened brain reaction to negative emotional stimuli was a risk factor for later development of PTSD symptoms.

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Arts Roundup: Exhibits, theater and Burke’s Summer Festival

Arts Roundup: Exhibits, theater and Burke’s Summer Festival

Summer is here and with that comes a vibrant local arts scene. In this special issue, we highlight events not only on the UW's Seattle campus but also events in the community that involve our talented students, faculty and alumni.

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