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State turns to Ruckelshaus Center to mediate land-use dispute

A recently named conflict-resolution center from the state’s two largest universities has a new assignment under legislation signed today by Gov.

Two UW faculty members awarded Robert Wood Johnson fellowships

Two University of Washington faculty members have garnered coveted fellowships in a two-year program that aims to produce creative thinking in health policy research.

Hackers get bum rap for corporate America’s digital delinquency

If Phil Howard’s calculations prove true, by year’s end the 2 billionth personal record — some American’s social-security or credit-card number, academic grades or medical history — will become compromised, and it’s corporate America, not rogue hackers, who are primarily to blame.

Post-Katrina: Design for recovery

A UW effort to help rebuild a community along the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast is a drop in the bucket stacked against the $110 billion the government has budgeted for recovery.

Forum looks at threat of cyber terrorism

When Paul Oman and Barbara Endicott-Popovsky open their newspapers or scan headlines online, they marvel at what they don’t see — no stories detailing how our power grid, water supply, and communication systems have been compromised.

Habitat matters: ‘Walkable’ communities may make elders healthier

Some of a neighborhood’s features — the length of its blocks, how many grocery stores or restaurants are nearby — may be more than selling points for real estate agents.

Fraga to head Diversity Research Institute, recruit minority faculty

The UW has lured a highly accomplished and popular political science professor from Stanford to head up the Diversity Research Institute and help recruit and retain minority faculty members.

UW snags Stanford political science professor

The University of Washington has lured a highly accomplished and popular political science professor from Stanford to head up Diversity Research Institute and help recruit and retain minority faculty members.

David Domke named Washington professor of the year

An associate professor at the Department of Communication who says trusting students is the key to a vibrant classroom has been named Washington professor of the year.

David Domke named Washington Professor of the Year

An associate professor in the Department of Communication who says trusting students is the key to a vibrant classroom has been named Washington Professor of the Year.

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