For UW employees
February 4, 2014
UW president, provost headline campus-wide data science event Friday || Participant deadline Feb. 14 for Paws-on Science || Green Seed Fund awards $279,000 to initial slate of projects
The results break the longstanding belief that caregiving directly causes psychological distress, and make a case for genetics and upbringing influencing vulnerability.
January 28, 2014
A soils lab has achieved the highest score yet in the University of Washington’s 10-month-old Green Laboratory Certification Program.
January 27, 2014
Dr. Stephen Gloyd, professor of global health and health services, will discuss creative responses to reducing inequity worldwide.
Samoan cruise with blog, shrunken heads || First high school ethics bowl || Odegaard renovation architects honored
January 24, 2014
More than a thousand people participated in a Jan. 24 kettlebell workout as the kickoff event for The Whole U, an initiative to make it easier for UW faculty and staff to access the university’s health, arts, culture and other resources and to connect with people with similar interests.
January 21, 2014
The 2013 University of Washington Combined Fund Drive raised $2,181,617, pledging $63,789 more than last year.
January 20, 2014
Burke-Gilman Trail users will see a detour starting the early weeks of February as work on the Montlake Triangle Project – the triangular area from the corner of Northeast Pacific and Montlake to Stevens Way – gets underway.
Serious risks are associated with continuing game play immediately after incurring a concussion, yet University of Washington researchers found that many young female soccer players do just that.
January 15, 2014
Clinic offers free Seahawk 12th Man earplugs || Volunteer for MLK Day of Service
January 13, 2014
The national, decade-long ACTIVE study showed that cognitive training can help the elderly maintain certain thinking and reasoning skills useful in everyday life.
January 8, 2014
Population growth since 1980 drives increases in the number of smokers in countries including China and Russia, while Canada, Mexico, and the United States see strong declines
December 27, 2013
Check out Huskies Fight Hunger site || UW online academic planner to be extended to community, technical college students || UW Tower data center now Energy Star certified || Nominations due Jan. 31 for graduate school public lectures
December 23, 2013
The new center at Harborview will link clinical evaluation and care of patients with research programs in Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, latent degenerative disease detection and treatment, and care delivery.
December 19, 2013
Fish “stripped” to their skeletons and stained for UW research are now part of an art exhibit at the Seattle Aquarium.
December 17, 2013
Samantha’s dream career is Neonatal Intensive Care Unit nursing. One day last week the nurses in the UW Medical Center NICU warmly welcomed her to their world of caring for babies and their families.
Students living in the University of Washington’s Terry Hall will get a new home after the holidays without doing any moving – that part’s on the house, you might say.
December 6, 2013
Samuel Knorr didn’t like the idea of missing school for an orthodontic retainer check at the UW’s The Center for Pediatric Dentistry. When he came face to face with Seattle Sounders star DeAndre Yedlin, however, he was happy he did.
December 2, 2013
UW faculty and staff have until Dec. 6 to contribute to this year’s UW Combined Fund Drive, part of Washington state’s workplace giving campaign.
November 26, 2013
A city-wide contest to locate as many of Seattle’s automatic external defibrillators, or AEDs, netted far more than expected. The challenge arose from the need to map and monitor these devices, which can save the lives of people suffering an out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest.
The newly designed University of Washington vehicle license plate is now available for sale from the state Department of Licensing.
Five University of Washington researchers are among new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
“StormReady” status ups UW’s ability to cope with weather extremes || Ryan Calo blogs for Forbes || First Green Seed Fund proposals due Dec. 3 || Ease Net access at 5,500 institutions with “eduroam”
November 25, 2013
New dashboards for exploring trends are bringing about a culture change in strategic decision-making at the university
November 20, 2013
Nominations are due in December and coming months for this year’s University of Washington Awards of Excellence categories.
November 6, 2013
Brainy crows subject of TEDx talk Saturday || Town Hall talk “Stories from My Pet Rocks” tonight
November 5, 2013
The School of Music has lured Bill Frisell, one of modern jazz’s premier guitarists, to a position on the faculty.
October 31, 2013
Independent film producer Louis Stanislaw will present “Living on the Edge” at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, in the Harborview Medical Center Research & Training Building. The showing will be followed by a panel discussion of individuals living with epilepsy and UW Medicine professionals who treat seizure disorders.
October 30, 2013
UW injury expert Dr. Fred Rivara was vice chair of the committee. Its report recommends actions to reduce the occurrence and consequences of youth concussions in sports and in the military, and stresses the need to better understand their nature and treatment.
October 25, 2013
Students from the various health sciences schools worked together on a fictional case to solve the patient’s list of problems from different perspectives.
October 24, 2013
UW faculty, staff and students are invited to attend a panel discussion on the “Affordable Care Act: How You Can Make a Difference,” from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 29, in Hogness Auditorium at the UW Health Sciences Center.
October 22, 2013
A Husky Spirit Photo Contest is part of the runup to this year’s W Day, Friday, Oct. 25.
Mercer Court Apartments grand opening Oct. 24 || UW iSchool presents author Jack Gantos Nov. 7 || David Shields honored by Artist Trust
A new online survey will help develop a Campus Landscape Framework, a step toward updating the campus master plan.
October 21, 2013
Blood disease specialist Dr. Janis Abkowitz and drug safety expert Dr, Bruce Psaty today were named new members of the prestigious Institute of Medicine, an honorary and national advisory group.
October 17, 2013
Learn how to be more involved with campus sustainability during UW Sustainability Summit activities Oct. 23.
October 10, 2013
The UW Combined Fund Drive, part of the state’s workplace giving campaign, kicks off with a Charity Fair & Silent Auction on Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the HUB north ballroom.
October 9, 2013
News Digest: New employee housing, Carlos Pellegrini installed as president, Math Across Campus kicks off, Honor: Gerry Philipsen, health and safety nominations open
Ground broken for employee housing || Carlos Pellegrini installed as president || Math Across Campus considers challenge of sustainability || Gerry Philipsen honored by communication association || UW Health and Safety Committee nominations close Nov. 1
October 8, 2013
Wansink explores mindless eating and how cues in our environment lead us to eat too much of the wrong foods.
October 7, 2013
The distinguished career of a nursing pioneer and UW faculty member came to a close on Sept. 27 with the death of Dean Emeritus Rheba de Tornyay.
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