UW News


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.

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


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.

January 2, 2013

UW student gets degree months after his death

The program from Nolan Roquet's memorial service.

December 31, 2012

Baby genome listed in top 10 discoveries in 2012

Scientists were able to sequence a baby's genome prenatally and non-invasively with about 98 percent accuracy.

Sayonara to sopping year — with one big dry spell

Clouds reflected at Seattle's central waterfront.

December 28, 2012

Husky alums influence Northwest wine industry


December 21, 2012

UW Bothell biologist wins teaching honor from Science

Rebecca Price holds the skull of a chimpanzee.

December 20, 2012

UW geneticist gets the Hollywood treatment

Marcy-Claire King and Helen Hunt.

December 18, 2012

Eerie photos show ‘flowers’ made of Arctic ice

Arctic frost flowers.

Burke Museum exhibit explores the impact of plastics

A juxtaposition of the convenience of plastics and their impact on the environment.

Ecological avatars predict species invasions

An invasive zebra mussel.

December 13, 2012

Massive shifts reshape the health landscape worldwide


November 28, 2012

UW regent: Renew commitment to higher ed funding

A large 'W' is at the north entrance to the UW campus.

State unveils ideas on tackling ocean acidification


November 27, 2012

University of Washington to sever business relationship with Adidas

University of Washington President Michael K. Young has instructed the university’s Office of Trademarks and Licensing to sever the university’s business relationship with Adidas.

November 26, 2012

Minorities could redraw state’s political landscape


November 21, 2012

The radical roots of Yesler Terrace

Yesler Terrace.

November 20, 2012

Why E.T. would also breathe oxygen

The first image of Earth taken by the crew of Apollo 8.

November 19, 2012

Admissions director holds key to UW’s door

Phillip Ballinger.

November 16, 2012

Life on Earth’s ceiling

Sunset seen from the International Space Station.

November 14, 2012

For UW’s top dog, it’s time to shape the future

UW President Michael Young.

November 13, 2012

Schools are blunt about new pot law: Not on our campus

Marijuana leaves.

UW and other colleges in the land of legalized pot say they still won’t allow students to smoke marijuana.

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