The latest news from the UW
October 14, 2010
Editor’s note: Through the 2010 Combined Fund Drive campaign, University Week will spotlight agencies that receive CFD funds and members of the UW community who volunteer for such organizations.
Three virtuoso members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center are playing together in a concert presented by the UW World Series.
When Rita Deverell was a 26-year-old actress, she met someone she thought of as “a harmless elderly woman.
Sometimes in her work at the UW, Julie Dunlap puts on her shorts and running shoes.
For American students, spending a semester or two studying in a foreign country means the opportunity to improve foreign language skills and become immersed in a different culture.
The Burke Museum presents a day of exhibits and talks on what life was like during the coldest time the state has ever known – the last Ice Age.
The problem: Plenty of UW Health Sciences students were willing to volunteer for service learning projects and plenty of projects needed their help, but there was no central clearinghouse, no place where the two groups could connect.
What leadership qualities should the next permanent UW president have? The Presidential Search Advisory Committee is welcoming input from the UW community and friends of the University in the search process in a series of public discussions in coming weeks.
Seasonal flu shot clinics for UW faculty and staff.
UW Medicine comprises seven entities with a single mission of improving health, both locally and globally.
Joint the Computer Science and Engineering department for A Conversation with Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO.
October 13, 2010
How many barrels of oil per day were spewing into the Gulf of Mexico after the BP disaster? Desperate for an accurate assessment, the federal government pulled together a high-stakes task force that included two UW Engineering faculty members — James Riley and Alberto Aliseda.
October 12, 2010
Water fleas from clear-water alpine ponds are better able to withstand UV radiation than those in murkier ponds nearby.
A new buoy designed to collect information in ice floes and open ocean is being air dropped today into the Arctic Ocean today.
The University of Washington will be teaming up with the University of Nairobi as part of a massive effort to transform African medical education and dramatically increase the number of health care workers.
Seasonal flu shot clinics for UW faculty and staff.
October 11, 2010
When in Rome: Study-abroad students increase alcohol intake
October 8, 2010
Listen to all or part of the U.
October 7, 2010
UW Medicine launched its new marketing and messaging campaign with a special event for its leadership team at Meany Hall on Sept.
The meeting at UW Eagleson Hall is open to all persons interested in voice
UW Regent Bill Gates Sr.
Board of Regents
The Regents will hold a regular public meeting at 3 p.
Pierre Welander, Oceanography, 1979-80
Asbjorn Aarseth, Comparative Literature, 1979-80
Dangfish Aarskog, Pediatrics, 1980-81
Rolf Eide, Psychology, 1980-81
Rolf Manne, Chemistry, 1981-82
Lorentz Irgens, Epidemiology, 1982-83; 1993-94
Anne Bjorg Tveit, Dentistry, 1982-83
Orm Overland, English, 1983-84; 1992-93; 2001
Alf Grannes, Slavic Languages & Literature, 1983-84
Alex Haerem, Law, 1983-84
Jan Mossin, Finance, 1983-84
Grants totaling $17.
Where are we? The photo above was taken somewhere on campus.
Health care reform may address a variety of current problems, but one that it scarcely touches is long-term care.
Voters across the country are entering the season of ballot measures.
The UW State GEAR UP Project (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) has joined the UW Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D), Vice President for Minority Affairs and Vice Provost for Diversity Sheila Edwards Lange has announced.
For more than 40 years, John “Mike” Wallace has been a fixture at the UW.
STAYING WELL: Jeffrey R.
Over the next few weeks, the College of Engineering’s popular fall lectures will take a more technical look at some of the topics currently in the news.
Talking over coffee with the current and former managers of the University of Washington Club, hearing stories and stealing glances at the splendid view, you really get a feel for the club’s past and the personalities who brightened it over the decades — as well as its possibilities for the future.
Surgeons at UW Medicine in Seattle and at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine have determined that transorbital neuroendoscopic surgery (TONES) is a safe, effective option for treating a variety of advanced brain diseases and traumatic injuries.
In recent decades, documented biological changes in the far Northern Hemisphere — from species extinctions to shifting geographic ranges — have been attributed to global warming.
Season tickets are now on sale for the UW School of Drama’s lineup of plays.
A new study from the National Charter School Research Project at the UW’s Center on Reinventing Public Education may quiet some fears that charter schools are particularly susceptible to teacher turnover.
Debra McCall was walking up New York City’s 42nd Street one day when she happened upon a film festival at City University of New York.« Previous Page Next Page »