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June 6, 2013

Measuring the impact of research

Steven Roberts of the UW.

June 5, 2013

Kyle MacLachlan calls his UW actor training ‘essential’

Kyle MacLachlan

June 3, 2013

Rethinking research: What’s ethics got to do with it?

Sample bottles in a laboratory.

May 29, 2013

Inside the Professional Actor Training Program

Participants in the UW Professional Actor Training Program.

May 21, 2013

UW expands online courses

Drumheller Fountain and Gerberding Hall on the UW campus.

Sounds of the sea: Stones clanging

A still capture from "Dynamic Earth: Exploring Earth's Climate Engine," showing an underwater view of ocean currents at different depths off the continental shelf of North America.

May 15, 2013

Seattle’s ‘Mr. Sundial’ takes his passion to next level

Woody Sullivan and his home sundial.

UW astronomer Woody Sullivan, who has made Seattle the unlikely sundial capital of North America, has re-created a Renaissance ceiling sundial in his home office.


May 6, 2013

UW study: Exercise cuts women’s kidney stone risk

A woman running.

April 25, 2013

UW students pitch business plans in competition

UW grad student Michael Lee advertises his team in the business plan competition.

April 24, 2013

Air pollution may harden arteries

Smog in Los Angeles.

April 22, 2013

New book explores fragile status of world’s penguins

Penguins in the wild.

‘Rare Earth’ redux: Moon is key to our existence

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April 19, 2013

Roboticists discover the secret of insect flight

A hawkmoth is tethered in a circular flight arena and surrounded with an LED display system.

A UW biologist is among scientists who have found that the abdominal movements of some insects play a large role in flight control.


April 12, 2013

Celebrating Earth Day at the Arboretum

Ferns and moss on a nurse log.

April 11, 2013

Senate confirms Sally Jewell as Interior secretary

Sally Jewell.

UW musician finds key to solving saxophone discord

Michael Brockman with a saxophone.

April 10, 2013

Bringing art to Arctic narwhal research

Narwhals in the Arctic.

April 3, 2013

Inventions that came from the UW

UW professor emeritus Robert Charlson.

Paws on Science 2013

Paws on Science logo.

It’s Husky Weekend at Pacific Science Center, and UW scientists and researchers will have family-oriented activities and exhibits ranging from building a race car to controlling underwater robots.


March 27, 2013

Notice of Possible Rule Making: WAC 478-136-041, “Alcoholic Beverage Policy”

Notice of Possible Rule Making Preproposal Statement of Inquiry (per RCW 34.05.310) Subject of Possible Rule Making:  WAC 478-136-041, “Alcoholic Beverage Policy.” Statutes Authorizing the University to Adopt Rules on This Subject:  RCW 28B.20.130. Reasons Why Rules on This Subject May Be Needed and What They Might Accomplish:  Currently, the UW’s alcoholic beverage policy does not…


March 22, 2013

Rising ocean acidity saps mussels’ strength

Drawing of wave with menancing face and startled mussels on shore

March 18, 2013

UW professor fights poverty one land plot at a time

Roy Prosterman with an Egyptian farmer and a government official

March 15, 2013

Endangered species meeting endorses ivory testing

Elepaphant tusks.

March 13, 2013

Ethnomusicology’s Global Reach

Students in a UW Javanese gamelan class.

March 8, 2013

The engineering and design behind EcoCar2

EcoCar2.

March 6, 2013

Kate Starbird’s new path leads to UW

Kate Starbird at UW.

Crow slumber party at UW Bothell

Crows descend on the UW Bothell campus.

February 27, 2013

Tusk tracking will tackle illegal trade

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UW biologist to push for more forensic testing of seized ivory to help track down poachers, slow elephant slaughter.


February 20, 2013

UW researcher finds new scorpion species

The newly discovered scorpion species Vaejovis brysoni.

February 19, 2013

UW study: Some TV can ease kids’ aggression

The Sesame Street character Elmo.

February 13, 2013

Digital learning

Professor Scott Beers demonstrates the Eye and Pen program.

UW scientist explains weird shiny thing on Mars

A shiny rock outcropping on Mars.

February 6, 2013

UW regent, REI head Jewell named to Interior post

President Obama and Sally Jewel.

February 1, 2013

Turning necessity into success

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January 25, 2013

Kidney disease is diabetics’ deadliest threat

Human kidneys.

January 24, 2013

Admissions: A rise in minority applicants

Minority students in caps and gowns.

Recent admissions statistics show that more minority students are applying to the UW.


January 22, 2013

Seized ivory could help UW biologist stop poachers

Ivory tusks confiscated by Hong Kong Customs.

January 17, 2013

Scientific families: Dynasty

Tatoosh Island and lighthouse, off the Washington coast.

MLK and sacred songs that feed the soul

Martin Luther King Jr. speaking.

January 4, 2013

Many unaware of radiation risk from CT scans

A CT scan machine is demonstrated at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

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