UW Today

April 3, 2003

Biomaterial surfaces:Rushmer Lecture brings surface science expert to UW


Hille Lecture on inner ear hair cell research


What can Americans learn from British medicine?


UW Medical Center moves Dermatology and Dentistry Centers to Roosevelt

UW Medical Center’s Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery, General Dentistry and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Centers have moved into spacious new quarters at UWMC-Roosevelt.

Mystery Photo

Where are we? The photo above was taken somewhere on campus.

Staffer works to eliminate water waste

Mark Davis wants your help in eliminating a major waster of water found in many UW laboratories.

Campus groups discuss war, peace

As the war in Iraq moves into a third week, the UW community continues to grapple with the meaning and impact of the conflict.

Program on Africa joins Jackson School

Eritrean poet Hidaat Ephrem — a staff member in the School of Music — will recite a poem for peace to open a celebration from 5:30 to 7 p.

Faculty Senate

The Faculty Council on Faculty Affairs (FCFA) is a very busy one.

Baroque music inspires UW staffer

You might call Kim Pineda a Renaissance man, but you wouldn’t have the period quite correct.

FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions about the UW

Q: Everyday for the past many, many months I walk by the drained fountain with the chain link fence around it.



Accreditation Under Way
The three campuses of the University of Washington will be undergoing a decennial accreditation visit by representatives of the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges and Universities, Commission on Colleges and Universities, on April 9, 10, and 11.

April 17 conference on community-based research

An increasing number of researchers around the country are encouraging “community-based participatory research” to bring communities and academic researchers together as partners to study what a community is interested in learning about.

Roundtable on media and disease prevention at HSC Monday, April 14

UW faculty and representatives of the media will gather from 1:30 to 4:30 p.

Health Sciences News Briefs

Dorris brothers

When the Department of Defense began attaching journalists to military units in Southwest Asia and the Persian Gulf, Pat Dorris, a TV reporter for KGW in Portland, Ore.

Public conference on hearing research set for Saturday

“Ears, Hearing & Beyond: 2003” is the title for a day-long conference open to the public on Sautrday, April 5, at the HUB Auditorium on campus.

Bringing software and information products to market

Among those “Things Your Mother Never Taught You,” the name of a School of Medicine series organized by the Industry Relations Office, are “UW Models for Managing, Distributing and Commercializing Data, Code and Other Materials,” the title for their next program.

Conference for clinical researchers set for May 1

The annual clinical research and compliance conference for investigators, arranged by the UW School of Medicine, will be held from 7:15 a.

Students to help design transportation hub

UW architecture and planning students and their advisers are helping develop a vision for a future transportation hub in Seattle south of downtown.

Wasley to speak on education, children

Patricia Wasley, dean of the College of Education, is scheduled to give a talk in 147 Architecture at 7 p.

Actress ‘saves day’ as last-minute replacement

All performers have the same nightmare — they’re walking onstage with no idea what their lines are or what they’re supposed to do.

Book Picks: A Review by Tom Colonnese

Recently, in connection with a grant that seeks to develop more American Indian engineers and scientists, I was invited to a night launch of the space shuttle in Florida.

Nominees sought for Gates service award

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Third public affairs candidate named

The third candidate for dean of the Daniel J.

Former presidents: Search success isn’t guaranteed

While there is no guarantee of success in the presidential search process, those involved should focus on what they regard as the essential qualities for the new president, a panel of former university presidents told members of the Board of Regents, the Search Advisory Committee, and the public in a forum March 20.


PHONY SONIS: When the Center for Urban Horticulture dedicated its new Seed Vault recently, there was some entertainment that may have sounded familiar but wasn’t.

Annual University-wide awards announced

More than 20 individuals, teams and units are being honored this year as part of the annual University-wide awards program.

Olympia efforts continue in ‘toughest session’

For many legislators and lobbyists, the current legislative session is the toughest of their lifetime.

Institute on Public Humanities is first of its kind

The Simpson Center for the Humanities is hosting a project that is the first of its kind in the country: An Institute on the Public Humanities for Doctoral Students.