UW Today

June 22, 2005

Architecture students to design and build experimental ‘green’ home for Yakima Valley family

Like a collegiate version of “Extreme Makeover – Home Edition,” University of Washington architecture students are preparing to build a four-bedroom home for a Yakima Valley family in just nine weekends.

June 13, 2005

Tough child support laws may deter single men from becoming fathers, study finds

Researchers studying the factors behind out-of-wedlock births have found a significant variable that often is overlooked: child support.

June 11, 2005

Global experts stage talks on nuclear showdown — inside North Korea

EDITORS: Scholars returning from North Korea are at the Kensington Stars Hotel in the Mount Seorak area of South Korea today (tel 011-82-33-635-4001 / fax 011-82-33-635-4011).

May 19, 2005

MEDIA ADVISORY: President of Ireland to speak Tuesday on Europe-America relations

WHO: Mary McAleese, president of Ireland.

May 2, 2005

Plan to improve accountability of nonprofits to be discussed May 19

WHAT: Briefing on proposals for Congress to improve oversight and accountability of charities.

April 14, 2005

Grant leads to expansion of African Studies

The UW’s African Studies Program, after years of fruitless search for stable funding, has snagged its first federal grant and announced an expansion of classes and outreach activity.

April 11, 2005

Journalists to gather Friday at UW to gauge tsunami coverage

The wave of news coverage of December’s Indian Ocean tsunami — 35,000 reports, by one count — surpassed coverage of the year’s other Top 10 disasters combined.

March 28, 2005

Economist finds that Cuba’s state-run baseball league doesn’t go to bat for players

On the brink of a U.

March 21, 2005

Exhibit of emerging architectural ideas offers ‘glimpse of future’

WHAT: “Headlines: Emerging Architectural Ideas.

March 10, 2005

Bloom time: Quad’s cherry trees go online

Nature may still dictate their delicate display, but the famous cherry trees on the Quad, in keeping with the times, have gone online.

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