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December 29, 2014

William P. Gerberding, 27th president of the University of Washington, dies at 85

William P. Gerberding, the 27th and longest-serving president of the University of Washington, died Saturday. He was 85. Gerberding, who assumed the presidency in 1979 and retired in 1995, is credited for boosting the university into national prominence, navigating it through potentially devastating budget crises and significantly increasing private financial support. “We are all deeply

December 2, 2014

‘Mirage Earth’ exoplanets may have burned away chances for life

Planets orbiting close to low-mass stars are prime targets in the search for life. But new research led by an astronomy graduate student at the UW indicates some such planets may have long since lost their chance at hosting life because of intense heat during their formative years.

November 12, 2014

Arts Roundup: Music, film — and ‘Meet the Mammals’

It’s a packed week in the arts, with a diverse array of options to suit any fancy. The UW World Series has a music-themed weekend with Jon Kimura Parker on Friday night and Touré-Raichel Collective the next. Also, don’t miss the last film in the Climate Change and Nuclear Risks: A Speaker & Film Series presented by the Burke.

November 6, 2014

Public notice: Availability of final environmental impact statement — animal research facility

Public Notice University Of Washington Pursuant to the provisions of WAC 197-11-460 & 510 and WAC 478-324-140, the University of Washington hereby provides public notice of the: Availability of final environmental impact statement (FSEIS*) Project Name: Animal Research and Care Facility Proponent: University of Washington — Seattle Campus Description of Proposal: Construction of a below

October 3, 2014

University of Washington and Washington State University announce Memorandum of Understanding on medical education expansion

SPOKANE, Wash. – Leadership at the University of Washington and Washington State University today announced they have reached an agreement that will mutually dissolve their WWAMI partnership and provide a pathway to pursue separate solutions to address the state’s medical education needs and physician shortage. In order to provide the greatest benefit to the state

September 5, 2014

News digest: Waas to lead aeronautics and astronautics; Climate science conference Sept. 9-10

Compiled by the Office of News and Information.

August 20, 2014

Notice of possible rule making: Preproposal statement of inquiry

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 478-120 WAC, Student Conduct Code for the University of Washington.

August 14, 2014

Stardust sample analysis finds likely interstellar dust

The Stardust mission, the brainchild of a UW astronomer, enlisted help from thousands of citizen scientists to find likely evidence of interstellar dust.

Seymour Rabinovitch leaves a long UW legacy in chemistry

Seymour Rabinovitch, 95, a professor emeritus who spent four decades in the UW Chemistry Department, died Aug. 2.

August 1, 2014

Determination of non-significance — UW Police Department Facility

University of Washington — Determination of non-significance (DNS) Project Name: UW Police Department Facility Description of Proposal: Construction of a proposed three-story (two above-grade levels plus a basement), approximately 29,241-gross square foot building. The building would provide space for approximately 93 staff members and would include offices, a dispatch/communications center, records storage, identification lab, evidence

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