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October 21, 2010
A University of Washington Medical Center patient is the world’s first recipient of a device that aims to quell the disabling vertigo associated with Meniere’s disease.
Want to help make a green campus even greener? Volunteers are needed to help plant 15 to 20 Deodar Cedar trees at the north end of the E-1 parking lot between 10 a.
President Barack Obama addressed — and delighted — a packed, purple house of Huskies at Hec Edmondson Pavilion today, part of a whistlestop-style tour to get out the Democratic vote, especially for Sen.
The UW School of Law will have a community gathering to celebrate the life of Paul Steven Miller, the Henry M.
University of Washington researchers develop first implanted device to treat balance disorder
Two elite blogs often post the most interesting political videos which are then picked up by top general-interest blogs
Florence Bean James Lives! James (1892-1988) co-founded and led the legendary Seattle Repertory Playhouse, housed in the present-day Jones Playhouse, and was a political activist, gifted speaker, and inspiration for countless theatre artists and audiences in Seattle.
Prescription opiate use and misuse has received considerable national attention because of the growing number of deaths associated with prescription pain killers, a blackmarket in pills, and the rise in drug-seeking and addiction rates.
President Barack Obama will speak at rally being held at noon Thursday, Oct.
UW Medicine comprises seven entities with a single mission of improving health, both locally and globally.
Where are we? The photo above was taken somewhere on campus.
Every day you work alongside people who are fabulous at what they do.
A king and three of his nobles swear off earthly pleasures and seclude themselves in an academy for three years.
Renowned French bassoonist Pascal Gallois — a member of the famed Paris-based Ensemble Intercontemporain — will perform at 7:30 p.
Finance & Facilities has gone on a LEAN diet to become more efficient and responsive to its customers, creating culture change that empowers line employees.
Members of the UW Wind Ensemble will perform at 1:30 p.
President Barack Obama will speak at the UW today, Thursday, Oct.
Faculty violist Melia Watras will perform a concert of contemporary works for the viola and the pieces that inspired their creation at 7: 30 p.
Think of it as Habitat for Penguinity.
What if doctors had tools to pinpoint the location of disease inside the body’s cells? What if window panes captured solar energy that could be used to power homes? Molecular engineering, sometimes called molecular manufacturing or molecular systems, is very small-scale construction made possible by advances in chemical synthesis that allows for this new class of nanotechnology.
There’s Motosurf, and then there’s Siganos, which is part of the formidable thing they call Megatron.
CLEVER CROWS: When PBS’ program, Nature, takes a look at crows on Sunday, Oct.
“Autism Science: From Research to Clinic and Back Again” is the topic of a welcome event this month for the new director of the UW Autism Center, Wendy Stone.
Washington state voters are focused on jobs and the economy, and they’re anti-tax, according to a new survey that also shows incumbent Patty Murray ahead of former state Sen.
The Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media presents an evening of computer music by composer Joseph Anderson on Tuesday, Oct.
Two longtime civil rights and social justice activists will headline a distinctive event this month at UW Tacoma.
The Diversity Blueprint, which articulates a set of priorities for achieving an integrated vision for campus diversity, is really the beginning of a process that must be implemented at the grass roots in order to succeed, according to Sheila Edwards Lange, vice president and vice provost for minority affairs and diversity.
The Faculty Senate begins a new year at 2:30 p.
Nationally recognized disability expert and scholar Sue Kroeger will visit the UW Oct.
When Charlotte Cote was growing up on the western coast of Vancouver Island, she constantly heard stories about whaling, even though no actual whaling had been done there since 1928.
A celebration of life for Folke Nyberg, an emeritus professor of architecture and of urban design and planning who died Aug.
Open Enrollment, the period each year when UW employees can make changes to their health care and other benefits, will run Nov.
Board of Regents
The Regents will hold a regular public meeting at 3 p.
Babies are curious about nearly everything, and they’re especially interested in what their adult companions are doing.
City Club of Seattle is hosting a conversation, “Do you know where your DNA is?” as part of its ongoing Health Care Series.
Colorado-based engineering firm CH2M Hill and two British partners are racing to the finish as they complete multibillion-dollar facilities for the London Olympics.
October 19, 2010
Penguin Report (PDF) A Tool for Increasing the Population of the Galapagos Penguin For more information, contact Boersma at 206-616-2185 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Think of it as Habitat for Penguinity. A University of Washington conservation biologist is behind the effort to build nests in the barren rocks of the Galápagos Islands in the hope of increasing…
A UW conservation has built nests in the Galápagos Islands in the hope of increasing the population of an endangered penguin species.
What if doctors had tools to pinpoint the location of disease inside the body’s cells? What if window panes captured solar energy that could be used to power homes? Molecular engineering, sometimes called molecular manufacturing or molecular systems, is very small-scale construction made possible by advances in chemical synthesis that allows for this new class of nanotechnology.« Previous Page Next Page »