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

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Honor: Barry Witham, asbestos training change, Myanmar visitors present Sept. 4

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Revisit 1990s HUB, U District as missing-student mystery unfolds

Nick DiMartino, employee at University Book Store for 44 years, sets his latest novel at the University of Washington in the early 1990s.

Russian children’s books explored in new Special Collections exhibit

Sandra Kroupa had to learn a lot about Russian children’s literature in a hurry to curate the exhibit now on display in UW Libraries Special Collections. But it wasn’t meant to be that way. Kroupa is the longtime book arts and rare book curator for UW Libraries. The exhibit is “From the Lowly Lubok to

Busy midsummer week for UW undergraduate researchers

The popular Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Session allows UW students — and some just arriving — to show off their research.

Washington housing market improves in second quarter of 2014

Washington state’s housing market rebounded from its first quarter performance, as the annual rate of existing home sales rose 6.4 percent in the second quarter of 2014.

University of Washington No. 15 in the world

The University of Washington moved up one position to No. 15 on the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities, conducted by researchers at the Center for World-Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, which was released Friday. The UW ranked 13th among U.S. universities and fourth among public institutions worldwide. The ranking considers several indicators

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.

David Briggs remembrance Aug. 17 at UW

David Briggs, professor emeritus of environmental and forest sciences, will be remembered Sunday, Aug. 17 at the University of Washington Club.

Funding approval a big step forward for Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

With a key funding approval, the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, an international astronomy project of which the University of Washington is a founding member, is taking a major step toward becoming a reality.

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