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Embrace unknowns, opt for flexibility in environmental policies

Embrace unknowns, opt for flexibility in environmental policies

UW researchers argue that it’s impossible to understand a changing, natural system in great detail, and that important policy moves shouldn't depend on having all the facts. Managers must learn to make decisions based on an uncertain future.

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Project tracks how pollution handles the cold

Project tracks how pollution handles the cold

A UW atmospheric scientist is leading a six-week survey of eastern U.S. skies to see how winter conditions affect air quality.

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Forefront, Facebook launch suicide prevention effort

Forefront, Facebook launch suicide prevention effort

As the world's biggest social network, Facebook is uniquely positioned to provide online resources and support to help suicidal people. That's the goal of a new collaboration between Facebook and researchers at the UW's Forefront organization.

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Jerry Baldasty named interim provost of the UW

Jerry Baldasty named interim provost of the UW

UW Provost and Executive Vice President Ana Mari Cauce has selected Jerry Baldasty to serve as interim provost.

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Arts Roundup: Music, drama — and Mark Morris Dance Group

Arts Roundup: Music, drama — and Mark Morris Dance Group

As February ends and March begins, the arts present a variety of events.

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Flights of Imagination

Flights of Imagination

Photo by John Healy

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