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June 23, 2005

Admissions chair announced

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Leadership survey deadline June 30

The deadline to respond to the Leadership, Community and Values Initiative survey is June 30.


Matchett to read

William Matchett, professor emeritus of English and former longtime editor of the journal Modern Language Quarterly, will read from and sign copies of Elementary, a new book of poems, at 7 p.


Notices

LEGAL NOTICES

New parking and transportation fees effective July 1
Last year, the Board of Regents approved a three-year transportation fee schedule that provides for increases on July 1.


Public health informatics gets RWJ Foundation funds

The UW is one of four sites to receive funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to train students in a new public health informatics program.


Health Sciences News Briefs

Skin cancer on TV
UW Medical Center and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance will be prominently featured in the KING TV “Cancer-Free Washington” special on skin cancer this month.


New provost named: Wise wasn’t looking but UW found her anyway

Phyllis Wise’s voice over the phone sounded genuinely enthused as she talked about her new job at the UW.


A thank you to faculty, staff

University of Washington faculty and staff have a long tradition of supporting UW students in countless ways.


UW Police: Campus crime dropped again in 2004

Crimes against people and property on campus dropped significantly from 2003 to 2004, according to the annual crime report released by the UW Police Department.


June 2, 2005

Home Improvement fairs soon

Experts on home remodeling projects will be on the Health Sciences campus and at Harborview Medical Center for the UW Home Improvement Fairs in coming days.


Notices

LEGAL NOTICES

Equal Opportunity Statement

The University of Washington reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran.


Graduate student’s Web site searches UW technologies

UW TechTransfer’s Invention Licensing group recently unveiled a dynamic web tool that makes searching for UW technologies easier than ever.


How does activity in the brain control neuron

Dr.


Health Sciences News Briefs

Dr.


New building planned for Educational Outreach, visitors center

The UW has announced that it will build a new home for its Educational Outreach department, which administers summer quarter, certificates, degrees and online learning programs and was displaced by a fire in December, 2002.


Mystery Photo

Where are we? The photo above was taken somewhere on campus.


Technology Gap Innovation Fund award recipients named

UW TechTransfer has announced the recipients of the second round of Technology Gap Innovation Fund (TGIF) awards.


Growing importance of outreach discussed

Editor’s note: This is one of a series of articles by the chairs of the Faculty Senate councils and committees.


E-mail settings to be changed to fight spam

The UW will soon begin implementing more vigorous procedures for preventing computers on the UW network from being used to originate spam.


Harborview breaks ground for new building, patient wing

An April 25 groundbreaking ceremony at Harborview Medical Center signaled the beginning of construction on a $293 million project that will seismically improve existing facilities, construct a new building at Ninth and Jefferson, and add an inpatient wing to provide additional patient beds, operating rooms and an expanded emergency department.


Etc. Campus News & Notes

NATIONAL HONORS: News & Information staffers picked up national writing awards recently from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.


Amity Neumeister: Working for access to care here and education

Health care was the primary issue on the minds of Washington state voters, according to a poll last January by the Working for Health Coalition.


The Tall Ships are coming

The Tall Ships Festival will be held in Tacoma’s Commencement Bay from June 30 to July 4, and Thad Koza, author, photographer and expert on tall ships, will give a lecture titled Tall Ships: The Fleet for 2005 twice at UW locations during that time.


May 26, 2005

Mystery Photo

Where are we? The photo above was taken somewhere on campus.


May 19, 2005

Mystery photo

Where are we? The photo above was taken somewhere on campus.


Fund established to honor former social work professor

The School of Social Work is establishing a visiting professorship in honor of Henry Maier, a beloved mentor and classroom lecturer whose life will be celebrated at a memorial service this Sunday.


Miller library marks 20th anniversary May 22

The 20th anniversary of the Elisabeth C.


Notices

GENERAL NOTICES

English Language Courses

The UW English Language Programs (UWELP) offers quarterly online and on-site courses designed primarily for non-native speakers of English.


Etc. Campus News & Notes

MEMORIALIZED: If you’re on Red Square on Wednesday, May 25, you’ll have a chance to observe Memorial Day a few days early.


Reach out: Volunteer opportunities

U District Food Bank

The University District Food Bank is seeking dedicated volunteers to fill open positions on its board of directors.


Spine Center opens at Harborview

More than 150 physicians, patients and health-care providers celebrated the launch of the new UW Medicine Spine Center at Harborview during an open house at the end of April.


Community Forum on Genetics offers chance to learn and confer

By Pam Sowers

News & Community Relations

Scientists have mapped the human genome and are hoping to predict who might be susceptible to certain diseases or responsive to certain treatments.


Spine Center opens at Harborview

More than 150 physicians, patients and health-care providers celebrated the launch of the new UW Medicine Spine Center at Harborview during an open house at the end of April.


Informatics in our future

By Claire Dietz

News & Community Relations

Frontiers in Biomedical Research, an annual symposium sponsored by the School of Medicine, will focus this year on the effects of the revolution in information processing on medical research and patient care.


School of Nursing hosts community-wide banquet for National Nurses Day

The UW School of Nursing honored outstanding nurses and nursing leaders at its 2005 Nurses Recognition Banquet Thursday May 12.


Post-genomic technologies applied to AIDS research

The Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), a joint project of the UW and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, will hold the first in a planned series of mini-symposia on Friday morning, May 27, in room 316 of South Campus Center.


Major lectures coming up

Bodemer Lecture
Implanted medical devices pose some particular problems in clinical research, in part because there can be dangers involved in the surgery to put them in the body and because it can be difficult or impossible to remove them once they are in place.


Healthy Aging Lecture and Alzheimer’s Forum geared to public audiences

Healthy Aging Spring Lecture

As our bodies age, we require fewer calories but just as many nutrients.


Health Sciences News Briefs

Student Research Day

Student researchers in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences will be featured at the department’s Student Research Day, Thursday, May 19, from 12:30 to 3 p.


Council changes name to reflect wider scope

Editor’s note: This is one of a series of articles by the chairs of Faculty Senate councils and committees.



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