November 21, 2012
News digest: WWI Christmas Truce lecture, winter-weather policy overviews, Honor: Rob Corser
WWI Christmas Truce subject of Dec. 5 lecture || Winter weather on the way, UW has policies || Rob Corser among 30 ‘most admired educators’ in design
Official notice: Rules for residence halls, family apartments under review
A public hearing is scheduled Nov. 29 concerning proposed amendments to rules for the University of Washington residence halls and family housing apartments.family housing, Residence halls
November 20, 2012
New study suggests charter schools may not systematically under-enroll students with special needs
Charter schools may be doing better at enrolling students with special needs than many believe, according to a new report by UW’s Center on Reinventing Public Education.Center for Reinventing Public Education, College of Education
Why E.T. would also breathe oxygen
November 19, 2012
Mutations in genes that modify DNA packaging result in form of muscular dystrophy
Studying the molecular basis of progressive muscle weakness may lead to therapies to prevent or reduce symptoms.
Can life emerge on planets around cooling stars?
UW astronomers find that planets orbiting white and brown dwarfs are unlikely to be good candidates for sustaining life.astronomy, planetary science, science
Admissions director holds key to UW’s door
November 16, 2012
Documents that Changed the World: Gutenberg indulgence, 1454
Joe Janes goes back to the fifteenth century and the work of Johannes Gutenberg for this installment in his series of podcasts, Documents that Changed the World.
Leadership award given to late Pharmacy Dean Emeritus Sid Nelson
Nelson, and several other School of Pharmacy alumni, were honored for their contributions to their profession, their patients and their community at large.