August 4, 2003
For the estimated 140,000 U.S. men diagnosed annually with localized prostate cancer, radioactive seed implantation is fast becoming a preferred alternative to standard treatments involving removal of the prostate gland or external-beam radiation therapy.
April 29, 2001
An exhausted, yet exhilarated, Brian Curless recently returned from Florence, Italy, where he spent two months working as many as 20 hours a day on the first phase of an ambitious effort to create virtual replicas of Michelangelo’s sculptures.
August 11, 1999
The U.S. Department of Education has approved a $32 million initiative to reverse the cycle of poverty and low educational attainment that plagues the lower Yakima Valley in central Washington.
July 26, 1999
Research on arctic expeditions suggests private sector may bebetter suited than government for exploring space
Ninety years ago this month, the S.
May 25, 1999
Expanded University of Washington faculty field tour to introduce new professors to people, places and problems around the state
The University of Washington’s successful 1998 faculty field tour has been expanded to cover more of the state this year. President Richard L. McCormick will lead 30 new professors and librarians from the UW’s Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma campuses on an 1,100-mile, five-day bus trip to learn about the people, places, passions and problems of their home state.
April 30, 1999
Hoping to add their names to Seattle’s growing ranks of successful entrepreneurs, contestants in the University of Washington Business School’s student business plan competition will vie for $25,000 in seed capital to launch companies that may become the next REI, Visio or Wizards of the Coast.
April 21, 1999
As University of Washington Business School students prepare to enter the global marketplace, they are bringing peers from around the globe to Seattle for a week of events culminating in the West Coast’s first international business case competition.
April 14, 1999
Reporting in the April 15 issue of Nature, Ratner and Galen Shi, a graduate student in the UW Department of Bioengineering, describe a technique they developed for coating a biomaterial surface with tiny keyhole-like indentions that bind specific proteins to potentially unlock the body’s natural healing process.
April 6, 1999
UW Business School bringing Eastman Kodak CEO, Harvard professor to Seattle to discuss inner-city economic development
Porter and Eastman Kodak Chairman George Fisher will be in Seattle April 14 to address inner-city economic development issues as guests of the University of Washington Business School’s business and economic development program.
April 5, 1999
Dr. Chee will be giving a lecture titled “Free Speech and the Political Maturation of Singapore.”Next Page »