UW News


July 17, 2013

Northwest scientists using drones to spy on nature

Launching a drone near La Push

July 12, 2013

UW to offer new musical theater degree

UW dance program students in MFA Concert

July 10, 2013

Greater activity having little impact on obesity


Park carbon dioxide under our feet with a biocarbon approach

Terraces and no-till farming work to control erosion on a farm in Montgomery County, Iowa.

July 8, 2013

Raising money for fund-it-yourself science

Evan Sugden, a UW biology instructor, got funding to support a beekeeping class and a campus hive.

July 3, 2013

A medieval moment at EMP

The Iron Throne from the HBO series "Game of Thrones."

Would onsite forecasting have averted Arizona tragedy?

The Yarnell Fire in Arizona began on Jun. 28, 2013, from a lightning strike.

June 28, 2013

UW student creates unusual world map

A world map by James Davenport that is based on locations of airports, runways and helipads.

June 26, 2013

Working for Justice in El Salvador

UW graduate students Ursula Mosqueira (far right) and Dacia Saenz spoke with Salvadorans during a visit in January 2013.

June 25, 2013

Cow-sized lumpy reptile wandered ancient desert

An illustration depicts a Bunostegos.

June 19, 2013

The solar system’s future is dicey, and it began in chaos

An artist's rendition of the early solar system bombardment.

June 14, 2013

UW geneticist flying high over Supreme Court ruling

The BRCA1 gene location on chromosome 17.

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


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


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


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

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