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UW to host student steel bridge competition this weekend

Just a week after the Interstate 5 Skagit River Bridge collapse north of Seattle, the University of Washington will host a national steel bridge competition for undergraduate civil engineering students. Forty-nine finalist teams will converge on campus for the 2013 National Student Steel Bridge Competition.

News briefs: Bike to campus month, drag-racing math, campus tree prize

May is bike to campus month || Math at top speed: Exploding drag racing myths || UW recognized for campus tree management

Mountain going solo in May; time for fountain tune up

The mountain is going to have to go it alone when the fountain is shut down this month for routine maintenance.

News Digest: Husky Green Awards, oceanbound on Earth Day, join Trash-in Wednesday, spring-clean your inbox

Husky Green Awards announced at kick-off || Expedition oceanbound on Earth Day || Annual ‘UW Trash-In’ event Wednesday || Tips to spring-clean your inbox

HuskyFest, Earth Day activities fill Red Square Friday

Join in Friday during HuskyFest and kick-off activities for Earth Day.

Safety emphasis cuts UW’s major construction injuries to less than 2 percent

Construction can be a dangerous business, and there’s always plenty of it happening at the University of Washington, from remodeling a section of one building to refurbishing an entire building or erecting a new one. A decade ago, when the Capital Projects Office began keeping tabs on worker injuries, it was estimated that 12 of

News Digest: Montlake closures, environmental excellence finalist, Paws-on Science April 5-7, home fair April 11

Portion of Montlake closing all day Saturday, Sunday || UW finalist in environmental excellence contest || Family-friendly Paws-on Science April 5-7 || Home Improvement Fair April 11

Update April 3, 2013 cherry blossom watch: Quad in full bloom

The cold weather this week is delaying the blooming of cherry trees in the UW Quad.

Spring move-in slated for new UW Medicine South Lake Union research building

Occupying the seven-story facility will be labs for kidney research, vision sciences, immunology, rheumatology, and infectious disease investigations.

News Digest: Flower and garden show winner, RecycleMania under way, Honor: Michael Gelb and František Tureček

Part-time UW gardener designs winning display garden || RecycleMania a chance to increase recycling, composting || Newborn screening test brings chemical society honor to Gelb, Tureček

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