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Amphibians in a vise: Climate change robs frogs, salamanders of refuge

Amphibians in the West’s high-mountain areas find themselves caught between climate-induced habitat loss and predation from introduced fish. A novel combination of tools could help weigh where amphibians are in the most need of help.

Fisheries act, up for reauthorization, subject of UW symposium

The Magnuson-Stevens Act is the subject of this year’s Bevan Series on Sustainable Fisheries.

Campus events Earth Day, April 22

Network with representatives of environmentally minded campus units and learn who won this year’s Husky Green Awards during Earth Day activities Tuesday on the HUB lawn.

2014 Awards of Excellence recipients announced

UW recognizes achievements in teaching, mentoring, public service and staff support.

Fruit flies, fighter jets use similar nimble tactics when under attack

Get on your 3-D glasses for one of the animations of tiny fruit flies employing banked turns to evade attacks just like fighter jets.

Decline of natural history troubling for science, society

Seventeen North American scientists outline the importance of natural science and call for a revitalization of the practice.

2014 UW cherry tree watch, March 21 update: Bloom at 100 percent

The cherry trees in the Quad are at about 75 percent of their full bloom, according to the UW arborist.

Chemistry’s Matthew Bush named Sloan fellow

UW’s Matthew Bush has been selected as one of 126 Sloan Research Fellows for 2014.

UW helps protect $30 million to $40 million in U.S. wood exports to Japan

A recently introduced homebuilding subsidy program in Japan put logs and lumber imported from the U.S. and other countries at a competitive disadvantage.

UW among 19 campuses – out of 1,700 – getting nod for access, affordability, success

Only 19 universities – including the University of Washington– met the bar for access, affordability and student success set by the Center on Higher Education Reform.

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