UW Today

December 11, 2004

Campus Parkway project gets green light

They’re down to the finishing touches.

January 22, 2004

Dealing with bullies is subject of forum

For too long the school bully has been considered an unavoidable reality, according to one UW researcher.

January 15, 2004

Man captures landscapes big and small

One thing you won’t see a lot of in Bob Underwood’s photography portfolio is people, at least not in any recognizable form.

January 8, 2004

Beloved tree now a hazard, faces removal

On a campus known for its majestic scenery and verdant grounds the “Pink Beauty” crab apple near the Department of Communication building has been a longtime favorite — maybe too long.

December 4, 2003

e-Learning: A risk that’s paid off

At least one group at the UW has found a way to successfully expand services even during these tight budgetary times.

November 20, 2003

Air Force ROTC group named top gun

For the first time since 1991 the Huskies are No.

November 13, 2003

U-Match: Boosting community, not romance

U-Match is probably not the place to find the next love of your life, nor is it some corporate moneymaking scheme.

November 6, 2003

Let’s ‘Dance’: Staffer’s new CD offers healing messages

It’s as if Michael Stern listened to some of his own advice.

October 30, 2003

Districts’ response to testing may fail already-struggling students

High-stakes tests are having the wrong effect on many of the K-12 students who need the most help, according to two scholars in Washington state.

UW center for digital artists makes history

“You are a dangerous young man.

October 23, 2003

Men called upon for women’s center event

Attention all men.

October 9, 2003

HFS feeds the hungry — on campus and off

Every day Tracey MacRae feeds the hungry.

October 2, 2003

UW helps K-12 teachers help students

A growing group of non-native English speakers in Washington’s public schools means a major challenge for teachers. But a UW center is sharing strategies to help those kids succeed.

August 21, 2003

Satisfying jury service can lead to voting, Gastil believes

John Gastil is certain of one thing: jury service, in some way, impacts voting behavior.

August 7, 2003

Discovery Seminars show way to world beyond high school

Susan Jeffords hasn’t forgotten the moment.

Class uses hip-hop to look at classics

If students enrolled in Georgia Roberts’ fall quarter class expect two hours of celebrity worship every Friday afternoon, they’ve got another thing coming.

July 24, 2003

Carnegie grant ushers in new era for teacher preparation at UW

The UW’s College of Education and College of Arts and Sciences were awarded a $5 million grant and designated one of 11 “Teachers for a New Era” schools today.

Experienced school leaders work together in UW program

The students in Kathleen Poole’s school face different challenges than their peers at some of the other elementary schools in the Bellevue School District.

June 26, 2003

Set change gets applause as student’s design debuts

So familiar is the amateur theatrical production, that it’s practically an American rite of passage for young schoolchildren.

May 29, 2003

Staffer’s illustrations grace children’s book

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May 1, 2003

Conference brings cyberscholars together

The rapidly advancing Internet, where things happen in “real-time,” will have to endure a moment of reflection next month.

Iraq-born sculptor exhibits at Odegaard

He was there during the 1991 uprising against Saddam Hussein’s iron-fisted government.

April 24, 2003

New state law brings more flexibility to care for family members


A new law that went into the books in January gives employees in Washington state more freedom to use accrued leave.

April 17, 2003

Campus pauses for ‘Time of Reflection’

Business as usual will temporarily stop for some at the UW on Wednesday, April 23.

Balance: Pairing music, work makes staffer a happy ‘soldier’

Music is a complex balancing act for Hainzle Malcolm.

April 10, 2003

Students get help in scholarship effort

First there was Dawn Hewett.

‘Basic Problem’ posed by scientific advances worries physicist

In Vladi Chaloupka’s worldview we are living, quite precariously, on one small spark.

April 3, 2003

Campus groups discuss war, peace

As the war in Iraq moves into a third week, the UW community continues to grapple with the meaning and impact of the conflict.

March 13, 2003

More choice, faster service is hallmark of HR’s new job placement unit

Just one year after a merger between two Human Resources units, the new Recruiting and Candidate Services seems to be hitting its stride.

March 6, 2003

Students, alumni make for odd ‘Coupling’

Perhaps bowling can bridge a gap between Seattle’s professional artists and its aspiring art students at the UW.

February 20, 2003

UW tutors help public school students prepare for the WASL

The small elementary school gymnasium is teeming with the unmistakable energy of youth.

February 13, 2003

Nickels wants to lift city’s lease lid on UW

The city of Seattle would remove a key barrier to UW growth if legislation proposed Wednesday morning by Mayor Greg Nickels comes to fruition.

February 6, 2003

Teaching democracy: Book stresses need to educate for citizenship

While parents, teachers and school administrators are busy worrying about students’ declining reading and math scores on standardized tests, a UW researcher fears another basic educational tenet may have slipped off the radar screen.

January 30, 2003

Money 101: Students can bank on it

It’s a financial jungle out there, especially for college students.

January 23, 2003

Speaker series tackles issue of academic achievement gap

The achievement gap is a very real thing to Steve Fink.

Chocolate Man has passion for high-quality goodies

Everyone, it seems, knows one of them — the people who can’t say no to a chocolate treat.

January 9, 2003

Video-conferencing gives broad experience at low cost

Planning an international conference in these tough budget times might seem ludicrous.

December 5, 2002

High-tech upgrade to cut lighting bill in Art Building

There’s been no sighting of Big Brother or his infamous Thought Police just yet, but the UW’s Art Building will get an Orwellian face-lift during the upcoming winter break.

November 21, 2002

SoHo to soil: Brown has come a long way

Ask Sally Brown to compare her former career as a chef with her current career as a soils scientist and one can expect a simple answer: “The cooking smells better.

November 14, 2002

Science Groove

Do Peterson’s biostatistics dissertation starts out with folk, progresses to bluegrass and continues on through funk, disco, jazz and rock ‘n’ roll.

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