October 30, 2013
Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery for adults, but for babies it’s their foremost tool for learning. Now researchers from the University of Washington and Temple University have found the first evidence revealing a key aspect of the brain processing that occurs in babies to allow this learning by observation.
October 29, 2013
This year, in an annual trek to the Nevada desert, UW students deliberately launched rockets from altitude directly into a dry lakebed. These were early tests of a concept that eventually could be used to collect and return samples from an erupting volcano, a melting nuclear reactor or even an asteroid in space.
October 28, 2013
The first order of business for the UW’s new degree in musical theater is not greasepaint or tap shoes but public outreach and finding talented, committed students.
October 17, 2013
Learn how to be more involved with campus sustainability during UW Sustainability Summit activities Oct. 23.
October 15, 2013
The UW schools of health sciences have formed a new initiative to teach and deliver health care across disciplines, a team-based approach that is gaining recognition nationally and is expected to make health care more efficient and effective.
October 8, 2013
Wansink explores mindless eating and how cues in our environment lead us to eat too much of the wrong foods.
October 3, 2013
The first reports from the pioneers of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, at the UW contain a mixture of humility and abiding enthusiasm for this new education platform.
September 25, 2013
UW students are being greeted by a spiffy new version of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library following a nearly $17 million makeover, the first in the library’s 41-year history.
September 23, 2013
Flu clinics in October, November || UW helping with new science, engineering standards for K-12 || Jackson School to hold public events about Middle East
September 5, 2013
News Digest: UW 14th on Teach for America list, program scores perfect 100, UW Botanic Gardens showcases vendors
UW 14th on Teach for America list || College Assistance Migrant Program scores perfect 100 || UW Botanic Gardens showcases venues and vendors
August 28, 2013
Scenes from the summer 2013 at the UW Tel Dor Archeological Excavation and Field School.
August 19, 2013
Undergraduates who participated in a variety of research programs over the summer will share their work
August 6, 2013
News Digest: UW wins two CASE awards, cosmic ray detectors being assembled, informant testimony questioned, Honor: Charles Johnson
UW wins two Council for Advancement and Support of Education awards || Local high school students, teachers assembling cosmic ray detectors || Triple exoneration aided by UW’s Innocence Project Northwest || Charles Johnson recipient of Humanities Washington Award
July 24, 2013
Can a book be a sculpture? Sure — at UW Summer Youth Programs, it’s all part of the creative process.
June 26, 2013
Ninety-one UW pharmacy students became certified in TB screening through collaborative training from the State Department of Public Health, the Washington State Pharmacy Association and the UW School of Pharmacy.
June 14, 2013
Individuals who have made important contributions to the UW were honored June 13 at the annual Awards of Excellence ceremony.
June 7, 2013
In “Spring Comes to the Cascades,” students don’t just read about the forests – they hike and snowshoe through them.
June 3, 2013
A long-time student-led effort to pass a diversity course requirement for all University of Washington undergraduates has come to fruition.
May 24, 2013
“The Return,” a dreamlike account of a Native woman and her baby, is an allegory for passing environmental health values to the next generation.
May 22, 2013
The University of Washington announced May 21 a new partnership with edX, the Massive Open Online Course provider from Harvard/MIT.
May 14, 2013
More than 1,000 undergraduates will showcase their contributions to innovative and groundbreaking research at the 16th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, May 17 in Mary Gates Hall. Some presentations will also occur in Johnson Hall and Meany Studio Theater. In conjunction with the symposium, another 50 undergraduates from UW and…
May 10, 2013
News Digest: Underwater robot competition Saturday, Honors: Cecilia Bitz, Anthony Greenwald and Patricia Kuhl
UW underwater robot team competes Saturday || Cecilia Bitz recognized for decade’s worth of work || Greenwald, Kuhl among 25 honored as part of 25th anniversary
May 6, 2013
This week marks the 1000th cruise for the UW’s Clifford A. Barnes research vessel, a converted tugboat that has spent decades exploring Puget Sound and Pacific Northwest waters and is now reaching the end of its UW career.
More than 100 UW undergraduates will share information about their volunteer activities at the Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership, Tuesday, May.
May 2, 2013
May is bike to campus month || Math at top speed: Exploding drag racing myths || UW recognized for campus tree management
April 30, 2013
A yearlong project to learn how UW students were being challenged academically in their majors attracted volunteers from 33 degree-granting departments and programs.
April 23, 2013
The 65 workers who died from job-related injuries or illnesses in Washington state this past year will be remembered at a UW event promoting safer workplaces.
April 18, 2013
Join in Friday during HuskyFest and kick-off activities for Earth Day.
April 11, 2013
At Friday Harbor Labs, students are conducting a three-week study on the effects of ocean acidification using a strategy that’s midway between a controlled lab test and an open-ocean experiment.
April 10, 2013
The “Washington Wildflowers” app, out this week, includes information for more than 870 common wildflowers, shrubs and vines.
April 4, 2013
Dance, photography, cinema, theater and music will convey how the arts can make a difference in public health.
April 1, 2013
News Digest: Built “ecologies” lecture April 4, cybersecurity competition winner, autism awareness lectures
Built “ecologies,” resource integration subject of lecture April 4 || UW wins sixth consecutive regional cybersecurity competition || Autism center lecture series in Seattle, Tacoma
In partnership with Fisher Communications, UW Medicine Health will provide information on healthy living and on the latest treatments and medical breakthroughs
March 19, 2013
UW History Professor Jordanna Bailkin discusses her new book “The Afterlife of Empire.”
March 18, 2013
University of Washington students have been testing low-cost materials capable of harvesting water from fog.
March 15, 2013
On Match Day, students at medical schools across the nation find out where they will train as residents.
March 13, 2013
Felons who serve part of their prison sentence in the community may now have the right to publicly funded DNA testing.
March 5, 2013
News Digest: UW students speak at Town Hall, nominations due, celebrate Philosophy in Schools program, tobacco cessation help
UW Science Now kicks off at Town Hall tonight || Celebrating UW Women nominations due March 11 || Nominations sought for fourth annual Husky Green Awards || Grade-school students take on philosophy in panel discussion || Hall Health Center expands tobacco cessation program
February 27, 2013
The Women Who Rock Project, a collaboration between University of Washington and the community organizers, will hold its third “unconference” combined with the launch of its oral history archive March 9.
February 25, 2013
Eleven UW undergraduates leave today on an unusually ambitious research and teaching expedition to study the Kuroshio Current off Japan.
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