The latest news from the UW
August 13, 2010
The National Research Council has endorsed funding for an international telescope project in which the UW is a key player.
August 12, 2010
Journey 300 miles off the Washington-Oregon coast and dive nearly a mile deep into the ocean as scientists and 20 students use underwater robots to explore, map and sample methane ice deposits, an underwater volcano and seafloor hot springs spewing water up to 570 degrees F.
August 11, 2010
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August 10, 2010
Although many states have banned using handheld cell phones at the wheel, a ban is difficult to enforce and doesn’t cover the growing number of gadgets now available.
UW scientists will monitor slow-slip event with more than 100 seismic recording stations.
August 9, 2010
These days people usually don’t die from a heart attack.
August 6, 2010
The substance is part of a signaling pathway that may be a potential therapeutic target for treating certain neurological disorders.
August 5, 2010
A prize claimed by renowned conservationists such as David Attenborough and directors of some of the world’s largest botanic gardens has been awarded to Estella Leopold, a UW professor emeritus of botany, forest resources and quaternary research.
COMEDY IN A RECESSION: Wages, jobs and investments are down — but laughter seems to be holding its own, according to a recent article in the Christian Science Monitor.
The campus will soon be losing one of its venerable elm trees.
The Burke Museum is offering a day dedicated to the art and craft of photography on Saturday, Aug.
Board of Regents
The Board of Regents meeting for August has been canceled.
As the federal government prepares to issue its latest guidelines for healthy eating, UW researchers have found retail prices of the most nutritious foods are increasing at a higher rate than other foods.
Class title: Architecture 403/506 — Advanced Architectural Studies, taught by Richard Mohler, an associate professor of architecture, and Susan Busch, an associate at Baylis Architects in Bellevue.
Researchers have discovered a novel mechanism in Salmonella that affects its virulence and its susceptibility to antibiotics by changing its production of proteins in a previously unheard of manner.
Biochemists and computer scientists at the UW two years ago launched an ambitious project harnessing the brainpower o computer gamers to solve medical problems.
A climate report just out, that’s different from other climate publications because it’s based on observed data and not computer models, says 10 climate indicators all point to marked warming during the past three decades.
OF FILMS AND RACCOONS: Sometimes being a film archive specialist can bring you more adventure than you bargained for.
“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall.
A new School of Drama design studio is rising in Hutchinson Hall where the swimming pool and locker rooms used to be.
Crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation began fieldwork in the Washington Park Arboretum Aug.
Where are we? The photo above was taken somewhere on campus.
They’ve excelled in high school sports and been recruited to the UW, but before freshman athletes can take their places on the team, some of them go through an “academic boot camp.
The University’s Foster School of Business has quietly begun the process of occupying its new building, Paccar Hall, which was completed this summer.
Transportation Services has announced the seventh location for Fleet Services’ successful UCAR car-share program.
Judy Monroe from the CDC wil speak Aug. 9, and Chris Murray, Institute of Health Metric & Evaluation, on Aug. 10
Sonali Shah, an assistant professor of management at the UW’s Foster School of Business, has won the 2010 “Thought Leader Award” from the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management.
Jenee Myers Twitchell plays several roles on campus, and likes it best when those roles intersect — when her worlds collide.
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center board of trustees July 30 announced the selection of Dr.
Dr. Timothy Zisman from UW Gastroenterology will join riders covering 210 miles in Snohomish, Island and Skagit counties to promote
Differences were greatest for patients over age 85, and may reflect that physician practice styles vary by region in the United States
August 4, 2010
Biochemists and computer scientists at the University of Washington two years ago launched an ambitious project harnessing the brainpower of computer gamers to solve medical problems.
August 2, 2010
Retail prices of healthy foods rising: UW study
July 29, 2010
Salmonella can change its production of proteins in a previously unheard of manner to respond to harsh conditions. Evidence exists fo
July 28, 2010
Prescription-type opiate overdoses, deaths continue to rise in King County
July 27, 2010
Combining a nanoparticle’s magnetic and thermal properties virtually eliminates the background noise in medical imaging.
July 26, 2010
Nike’s decision to provide $1.5 million to workers in two shuttered factories resolves all issues involving the UW and Nike.
Estella Leopold, a University of Washington emeritus professor of biology, has been honored with the International Cosmos Prize.
July 23, 2010
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