UW News

January 31, 2008

Official Notices

Board of Regents

The Board of Regents will hold a regular public meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in the Petersen Room, Allen Library.

Blood Drives

Thursday, Jan. 31, 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Hagett Hall (Gray Lounge)

Thursday, Jan. 31, 11 a.m.–5 p.m., McMahon Hall (Pompeii Room)

Tuesday, Feb. 05, 9 a.m.–3 p.m., Business School (East of Balmer)

Monday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., HUB (Room 106B)

ADAI grant deadline

The Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute invites applications from University of Washington researchers for its Small Grants Research Awards. Proposed research must be in alcohol or drug abuse-related fields. The maximum amount considered for funding is $20,000.

The next application deadline is 5 p.m., March 17. Questions concerning the application process or suitability of a potential project should be directed to the Institute at 206-543-0937. Application guidelines are available on the ADAI website at http://depts.washington.edu/adai or by calling ADAI at 206-543-0937.


Members of the graduate faculty are invited to attend the following examinations. Chairpersons are denoted in parentheses.

General Examinations

  • Yuzo Arima, Public Health and Community Medicine – Epidemiology, Ph.D. 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14. Health Sciences, F-348. (Prof. Laura Koutsky).
  • Antonia V. Bennett, Public Health and Community Medicine – Health Services, Ph.D. 8:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4. Health Sciences, H-670. (Prof. Donald Patrick).
  • Edmond Y. Chang, English, Ph.D. 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14. Padelford Hall, A-13. (Prof. R. Thomas Foster).
  • Patrick Joseph Jr Cimino, Neurobiology and Behavior, Ph.D. 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6. Harborview, Res & Tr. Bldg., 3rd Fl Conf. Room. (Prof. Thomas Montine).
  • Kathleen F. Gygi, Technical Communication, Ph.D. 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6. Loew Hall, 355. (Prof. Jennifer Turns).
  • Yi He, Chemical Engineering, Ph.D. 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11. Benson Hall, 109. (Prof. Shaoyi Jiang).
  • Mark V. Hungerford, Communication – Department of, Ph.D. 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13. Communications Bldg., 102-E. (Prof. Patricia Moy).
  • Heather Marie Klintworth, Public Health and Community Medicine – Environ & Occup Hlth Sciences, Ph.D. 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12. Health Sciences, RR-134. (Prof. Zhengui Xia).
  • Se-Yeun Lee, Civil And Environmental Engineering, Ph.D. 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12. Wilcox Hall, 264. (Prof. Stephen Burges).
  • Ingrid E. Swanson, Microbiology, Ph.D. 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14. Health Sciences, J-205. (Prof. Samuel Miller).
  • Sean J. Tollison, Psychology, Ph.D. 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13. Guthrie Annex III, 120. (Prof. Mary Larimer).
  • Sarah Katrina Valdez, Sociology, Ph.D. noon Friday, Feb. 1. Condon Hall, 201. (Prof. Steven Pfaff).
  • Samuel G. Workman, Political Science, Ph.D. 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11. Gowen Hall, 1B. (Prof. Bryan Jones).

Final Examinations

  • Andrew D. Hill, Forest Resources, Ph.D. 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8. Winkenwerder, 105. “Improving diameter prediction of Douglas-fir in Eastern Washington state, U.S.A., by incorporating precipitation and temperature” (Prof. Eric Turnblom).
  • Mackenzie A. Howard, Physiology and Biophysics, Ph.D. 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7. Health Sciences, CD-150. “Mechanisms and function of depolarizing GABAergic inhibition in the avian cochlear nucleus” (Prof. Edwin Rubel).
  • Joshua Evan Kane, Sociology, Ph.D. 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8. Condon Hall, 311. “Infrastructures of aggression: Military expenditure during the British industrial and American informational mode of development shifts” (Prof. Edgar Kiser).
  • Tae Hyun Lee, Economics, Ph.D. 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13. Condon Hall, 309. “Essays on the tax smoothing hypothesis with political budget cycle” (Prof. Neil Bruce).
  • Kristin A. Ludwig, Oceanography, Ph.D. 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1. Marine Sciences Bldg., 123. “Formation, evolution, and age of the Lost City Hydrothermal Field” (Prof. Deborah Kelley).
  • Jonathan Mark Nuwer, Oceanography, Ph.D. 12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8. Ocean Science Bldg., 425. “Organic matter preservation along a dynamic continental margin: Forms and fates of sedimentary organic matter” (Prof. Richard Keil).
  • Lori A. Williams, Public Health and Community Medicine – Epidemiology, Ph.D. 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11. FHCRC, M1-A-305/A-307. “Associations between immune function and air pollution among postmenopausal women living in the Puget Sound Airshed” (Prof. Anneclaire De Roos).

Reference Update

The following UW policies and rules were recently adopted or revised:

1. “Cost Savings in Course Materials,” new chapter effective August 23, 2007
(Chapter 478-165 WAC).

2. “Policy for Domestic Violence in the Workplace Awareness,” revised effective September 6, 2007 (Administrative Policy Statement 11.7).

3. “Student Conduct Code for the University of Washington,” chapter revised effective December 20, 2007 (Includes new section: WAC 478-120-025; and revised sections: WAC 478-120-010 through 478-120-030, 478-120-050 through 478-120-100, 478-120-140, and 478-120-145).

4. “Constitution of the Faculty Senate,” revised effective January 8, 2008 (University Handbook, Vol. 2, Part II, Chapter 22: includes new Section 22-57; and revised Sections 22-41, 22-42, and 22-58).

For more information on these materials, contact the UW Rules Coordination Office: rules@u.washington.edu.