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January 22, 2013

Brain structure of infants predicts language skills at 1 year

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Researchers at UW’s Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences have found that the anatomy of certain brain areas – the hippocampus and cerebellum – can predict children’s language abilities at 1 year of age.

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January 18, 2013

Documents that changed the world: The fraudulent ‘Protocols of the Elders of Zion’

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Joe Janes investigates the 1900-era anti-Semitic manifesto “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion.”

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January 17, 2013

Arts Roundup: Exhibits, lectures, books on stage — and a dance collaboration

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A busy week in UW arts, including a dance concert and staging great novels with Book-It Repertory.

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News Digest: Reflection on Martin Luther King, Report to Stakeholders now online

Reflecting on Martin Luther King, Jr. and sacred songs || Financial, research, learning highlights part of Report to Stakeholders now online

Scientific families: Dynasty

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UW students envision designs for a school for girls in Afghanistan — with slide show

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The classroom challenge: Design a school for girls in Afghanistan that’s pleasant and safe, using available materials.

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Early signals warn of prolonged sports concussion symptoms

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Researchers found little correlation between loss of consciousness and duration of concussion symptoms.

MLK and sacred songs that feed the soul

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January 16, 2013

High school athletes take lead from coaches in reporting concussive symptoms

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New laws in many states require school athletes to be taught about concussion, but education alone is ineffective if it does not translate into students reporting possible symptoms.

A family’s lost story found, and the Sephardic Studies Initiative

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For Devin Naar, the Sephardic Studies Initiative is not just a valuable historical archive, it has also been a personal journey revealing an untold family story from World War II.

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