The latest news from the UW
September 16, 2010
The Times Higher Education study shows the UW ranks among the best universities in the world.
September 15, 2010
If these walls had ears, they might tell a homeowner some interesting things.
September 8, 2010
More than 800 people will gather for the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) annual conference being held at the University of Washington in Seattle on September 19-21 to discuss the critical role of universities in global health.
September 7, 2010
The University of Washington has joined a nationwide network of scientists through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how genes affect individual response to medicines.
September 2, 2010
Tropical forests — and not previously cleared land, as some have contended — were the primary source of new agricultural land in the tropics from 1980 through 2000, according to a paper published online this week in the Early Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Many handouts give more direction about mechanics than appropriate ways to conduct research.
September 1, 2010
will hold a forum 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 801 W. Riverside Ave.
August 31, 2010
The proud legacy of the labor movement in Washington will preserved in an archive at the UW
August 30, 2010
The health of some migratory birds depends in part on army ant raids in the foothills of Costa Rica
Researchers from WSU and the UW were part of a global team of 86 scientists who sequenced the apple genome.
August 26, 2010
These signals disappear early in life, but perhaps could be recharged to restore hearing loss in adults
August 23, 2010
Digital media, such as mobile phones and the Internet, have become all but essential in building democracies.
For many people, all stars are “cool.
August 20, 2010
Attention photographers and videographers: Installation of the “Great Wall of Us” will take place from 8 to 11 a.
The University of Washington is ranked 16th in the country among national universities based on its commitment to service, according to results released today by Washington Monthly.
August 19, 2010
The chair of the University of Washington Board of Regents today on behalf of the full board approved a plan for the upcoming presidential transition to occur commensurate with the start of the new school year at the university.
Associate Professor Tom Stritikus, who currently serves as associate dean of academic programs, has been selected by Provost Phyllis Wise to be the next dean of the University of Washington College of Education, effective Sept.
A team of researchers has discovered new evidence that Parkinson’s disease may have an infectious or autoimmune origin.
Using a new, rapid and inexpensive DNA sequencing strategy, scientists have discovered genetic alterations that may account for a majority of Kabuki syndrome cases.
Want to be part of a movie? The independent film Judas Kiss began filming on the UW campus Wednesday, and will keep filming through Sept.
Universities are at the center of a global health revolution and are leading the way in exciting interdisciplinary partnerships.
As a sculptor, Bryan Schoneman likes to work vertically, creating headwear that teeters a couple or even a dozen feet above the wearer.
Editor’s note: Each year the summer academy hosts a premier of the students’ animated short films.American Sign Language • Department of Computer Science & Engineering • Department of Electrical Engineering • Eve Riskin • Richard Ladner • Summer Academy for Advancing Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Computing
With so many products aimed at making people look and feel younger, it might be surprising to learn that not everyone wants to live forever.
UWTV and Husky Athletics will televise live press conferences with Husky football coach Steve Sarkisian and team quarterback Jake Locker beginning Monday, Aug.
UW Medicine’s new program at Harborview Medical Center
Dominic Muren will go to the U District Farmers Market Aug.
Board of Regents
The Regents will hold a regular public meeting at 3 p.
This is the last issue of University Week for summer quarter.
The UW community is invited to a special Farewell Celebration for President Mark Emmert, who is leaving to become head of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
The second annual Taste of Main will take place from 11 a.
For the first time, when UW Tacoma students get a sore throat, discover a weird rash, have questions about living with diabetes or sprain an ankle getting off the bus, they have a place on campus to go for help.
The UW Tacoma is in the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools offering opportunities and support for military veterans, according to the new Military Friendly Schools list released by <A href="http://www.
The UW Bothell has announced that the Higher Education Coordinating Board recently approved its proposal for a Bachelor of Science degree offering in biology.
Fifteen UW alumni and students have been awarded Fulbright U.
UW seismologists have begun recording a slow-moving and unfelt seismic event under the Olympic Peninsula, and it promises to be the best-documented such event in the eight years since the regularly occurring phenomena were first discovered.earthquakes & seismology • Pacific Northwest Seismic Network
BIKING FOR THE BALTICS: The UW’s Baltic Studies Program is $10,000 richer, thanks to a local man of Estonian heritage and a bicycle trip across the country.
Sierra Magazine, the official publication of the Sierra Club, has named the UW one of the top 20 colleges and universities for its initiatives to operate sustainably and limit its contributions to global warming.
Franco Frattini, Italy’s minister of foreign affairs, will deliver an address titled Immigration and the Rights of Immigrant Workers at the UW’s Rome Center, Tuesday, Aug.
In experiments with potentially broad health care implications, a research team led by a UW physicist has devised a method that works at a very small scale to sequence DNA quickly and relatively inexpensively.« Previous Page Next Page »