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February 21, 2012

News Digest: ‘Occupy goes to school, Holocaust documentary, Celebrating UW Women seeks nominees, offices collect gold and silver by going green

“Occupy” subject of Friday teach-in || Holocaust documentary “Roma Tears” Thursday || Nominations close Feb. 28 for Celebrating UW Women program || 10 offices certified gold, silver by UW Green Office program

February 14, 2012

News Digest: Honor: Jeffrey Ochsner, recognize staff nominees, "Winterruption” Thursday, eldercare workshop in March

Jeffrey Ochsner named distinguished professor || Reception Thursday for Distinguished Staff Award nominees || Q Faculty and Staff host Winterruption social || UW Retirement Association offers eldercare workshop March 24

February 9, 2012

News digest: MathAcrossCampus Friday, Honor: Charles Peck and Chrysan Gallucci, English language courses

Biochemistry prof showcases applications of math in MathAcrossCampus Friday || Charles Pecks teacher-education article honored || English language courses for UW employees

Official Notice: Environmental impact statement for IMA field #1 improvements

Public Notice University of Washington Pursuant to the provisions of WAC 197-11-510 and WAC 478-324-140, the University of Washington hereby provides public notice of the AVAILABILITY OF A DRAFT SUPPLEMENTAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT (SEIS) and PUBLIC HEARING ON THE SEIS. Project Name: Recreational Sports IMA Field #1 Improvements Proponent: University of Washington Description: Improvements include…

February 7, 2012

News Digest: Info security and privacy seminar

Sign up by Feb. 9 to learn about information security, privacy issues

February 2, 2012

News digest: Foldit first from Science, register for summer youth programs

News digest: Foldit first from Science, register for summer youth programs

Honor: Science magazine awards Foldit a first || Registration opens for Robinson Center summer programs

January 31, 2012

News digest: Corbally professorship, eText pilot, slugs and snails, flags at half-staff

J. Patrick Dobel named to Corbally professorship || Additional eText info session Wednesday || World of slugs, snails on display at Miller Library || Campus flags at half-staff

January 24, 2012

News Digest: ‘Ignite teaching/learning, faculty honor, live-shuttle tracking

Technology for teaching, learning at Wednesday event || Honor: David Harrison || Live-shuttle tracking for Health Sciences Express

January 11, 2012

Official Notices: Regents meeting Jan. 12

Schedule for Jan. 12 Regents meeting is announced.

January 9, 2012

News Digest: MLK book, Imagine Cup, faculty honors

New edition: Michael Honeys book || UW Bothell students advance || Honor: Six in education || Honor: Alexes Harris

January 5, 2012

Official Notices: Rules for UW housing, waivers of tuition and fees

Official notice of public hearings for amendments pertaining to “Rules for the University of Washington Residence Halls and Family Housing Apartments” and “Waivers of Tuition and Fees.”

January 4, 2012

News Digest: School renamed, professors honored

Ian Joughin

New name: School of Environmental and Forest Sciences || Honor: Marsha Linehan || Honor: Ian Joughin

December 7, 2011

Official Notices, Dec. 8

One Board of Regents meeting canceled, a special one scheduled and a public hearing on residence hall rules.

Etc.: Campus news & notes

Patricia K. Kuhl is honored for her work in understanding language acquisition; Akio Takamori named a USA Ford Fellow and gets a $50,000 grant; Sheryl Burgstahler receives a leadership award; and the GenOm project is honored for its diversity. Also, Carl Ebeling, Dan Suciu and David Wetheral are honored by the The Association for Computing Machinery.

November 30, 2011

Etc.: Campus news & notes

Dee Boersma and friends.

Dee Boersma is nominated for a major conservation award, and students who sell hats to benefit Roma get a boost from Zipcar.

Official notices

Nominees are sought for Faculty Senate vice chair, some blood drives are scheduled and the December Regents meeting is cancelled.

November 16, 2011

Etc.: Campus news & notes

A video on waste reduction features UW staffers J.R. Fulton, Micheal Meyering, Clive Pursehouse, Ruth Johnston and Eric Johnson as well as students Martin Su and Dan Brody. Also, the School of Social Work gets a gift from the estate of an alum and Friday Harbor resident scientist Megan Dethier is named Naturalist of the Year.

Official Notices, Nov. 17

An environmental impact statement, a notice of expedited rule making, a Board of Regents meeting and some blood drives.

November 9, 2011

Etc.: Campus News & Notes

Paccar Hall won an award.

Bing features Suzzallo Library; the School of Art holds a student/alumni art sale; Sara Shores, campus arborist, needs help for a tree-planting; Recycling and Solid Waste leads UW to EPA recognition; and honors for Transportation Services and Paccar Hall.

October 26, 2011

Etc.: Campus news & notes

Gabriel Gallardo is president-elect of the Northwest Association of Special Programs; Blake Barney receives the David H. Wands Graduate Fellowship in Prosthodontics, and a UW team including 22 science and engineering undergrads nabs two awards at an International Genetically Engineered Machine competition.

Official Notices, Oct. 27

A Board of Regents meeting, some blood drives and a call for applications for the UW-University of Ljubljana exchange.

October 19, 2011

Etc.: Campus news & notes

Judy Ramey

Henry Lai, Shwetak Patel, Valeri Vasioukhin, Mark Silvis and Football Coach Steve Sarkisian are named Most Influential people for 2011 by ‘Seattle Magazine; Judy Ramey honored by IEEE Professional Communication Society, and Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn becomes an honorary member of the Husky Cycling Club.

Official Notices, Oct. 20

A Board of Regents meeting, some blood drives two notices of possible rule making — on student housing and waivers of tuition and fees — and the University’s sexual harassment policy.

October 12, 2011

ETC: Campus News & Notes

Sheila Edwards Lange and Myra Tanita are honored as “Women of Influence” by the Puget Sound Business Journal. The latest accomplishments by your campus colleagues.

Official Notices, Oct. 13

English language courses are available, the UW-University of Bergen exchange program seeks applicants and grants are available for research in alcohol and drug abuse.

October 5, 2011

Etc.: Campus news & notes

MSNBC names UW one of the “most beautiful college campuses,” Landscape Architecture Professor Daniel Winterbottom is named a fellow of his professional society and Landscape Architecture Chair Jeff Hou is honored by the Organization of Chinese Americans of Greater Seattle.

September 28, 2011

Etc.: Campus news & notes

Mac Parks shares an award from the National Communication Association with UW alum Kory Floyd; Frances McCue wins a Washington State Book Award for poetry; a journal article by W. Lance Bennett is among the top-cited for 2010; Amanda Bruner, Lekelia Jenkins and Sharon Sutton are honored by Northwest Asian Weekly for environmental work, and the UW is noted for environmental achievment by Seattle Magazine and the Princeton Review.

Official Notices, Sept. 29

Scholars can stay at Friday Harbor while doing research.

Friday Harbor is available for scholarly pursuits, grants are sought for alcohol or drug abuse-related fields, and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center conducts a smoking cessation study.

September 14, 2011

Etc.: Campus News & Notes

James Wellman

The UW receives Zipcars Wheels of Change award, while five professors report awards or other achievements. And the Combined Fund Drive is in the running for an award from the social fundraising platform StayClassy.

Official Notices, Sept. 15

Grants are sought for alcohol or drug abuse-related fields, the Board of Regents regular meeting is canceled in favor of a special meeting, and two blood drives are slated.

August 31, 2011

West Coast or East Coast, earthquakes pack a punch

The U.S. Treasury also suffered damage to its building in the earthquake.

UW staffer Vince Stricherz was in Washington, D.C. when the earthquake struck Aug. 23. He compares earthquakes in that area to those on the West Coast.

Etc.: Campus news & notes

David Gordon

Hungry for some bugs? Do you fancy a four-course meal featuring grasshopper kabobs, a cricket-and-pasta salad and bug juice? If so, head over to Café Racer on Sept. 7, where David Gordon, Washington Sea Grants science writer, will be hosting a Bug Banquet.

August 17, 2011

Newsmakers, Aug. 18

Arctic ice retreat, testing a new drug, a Native American tribes acceptance of gay marriage and a UW study on life expectancy in the rural south were all subjects of comments by UW professors.

Official Notices, Aug. 18

A regents meeting, some blood drives and a legal notice about improvements to IMA Field #1

August 10, 2011

Etc.: Campus news & notes

Jessica Lundquist

Anita Ramasastry is named secretary of the Uniform Law Commission,Jessica Lundquist named an emerging leader by “Diversity MBA Magazine” and Zipcar honors the UW. The latest accomplishments by your campus colleagues.

Official Notices, Aug. 11

Grants are sought for alcohol or drug abuse-related fields, and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center conducts a smoking cessation study.

August 3, 2011

Etc.: Campus news & notes

Janice DeCosmo and Gunther Uhlmann

Janice DeCosmo to chair division of research program directors for the Council on Undergraduate Research, and Gunther Uhlmann is awarded is honored by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. The latest accomplishments by your campus colleagues.

July 28, 2011

Official Notices, July 28

A notice on site evaluation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

July 27, 2011

Etc.: Campus News & Notes

Shwetak Patel

The Seattle Storm honor Barbara Trask and Shwetak Patel is named a 2011 Microsoft Research Fellow. The latest accomplishments of your campus colleagues.


Matt Barreto on politics; Dr. John Amory on male contraception and Adam Drewnowski on nutrition.

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