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September 30, 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 in the Early Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Eight UW professors are among 17 scientists newly elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences in recognition of their distinguished and continuing scientific achievements.
This year, UW Bothell begins its new Leadership Development for Educators Program (LEDE), which will support teacher instructional leaders and help them document their learning so that it contributes to requirements for a masters degree and state residency principal certificate.
Chantel Prat was nervous.
This fall, the Burke Museum will be visited by a number of secret agents, each on a special mission, seeking information vital to their task.
The first UW program to be offered in Everett begins Oct.
A memorial service for Randolph “Ran” Hennes, former associate director of the University Honors Program and history department lecturer, will be held at 1 p.
GREEN UW: The UW was a winner of a 2010 Green Washington award from Seattle Business magazine, which recognized those companies and organizations that are “in the forefront of making our state a greener place to live and work” according to the magazine.
Much of the problem of dealing with high-level nuclear waste — from both defense wastes and spent fuel from commercial nuclear power — is political and social, yet the search to date for workable solutions has been dominated by technological remedies, says Thomas Leschine, a UW professor of marine affairs.
The UW Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D) was recently awarded a pair of grants from the U.
Today, half of the world’s population lives in cities.
If it seems as if the campus is one large construction site right now, that’s because it is.
By Elizabeth Lowry
Director of Marketing and Communications
The Graduate School
Fifteen of the UW’s doctoral programs were very highly rated, and 19 programs were highly rated among their peers at major universities across the country in an assessment by the National Research Council, according to the UW Graduate School’s analysis of the rankings.
There’s no need to be dramatic when you read aloud from the U.
Lost and Found hasn’t gone missing and the ASUW Bike Shop hasn’t ridden off into the sunset — they’re over at Condon Hall now, where many HUB offices have relocated during that building’s two-year remodeling project.
A grant of nearly $3.
Vice President Joe Biden will be on the UW Tacoma campus for a Get Out the Vote Rally on Friday, Oct.
Michaela Leslie-Rule, a 2010 master’s graduate of both the UW Evans School of Public Affairs and the School of Public Health, was honored with a Young Investigator Award this summer at the 2010 Global AIDS Conference in Vienna.
Idaho State University recently bestowed its highest alumni honor to UW Professor of Pharmacy Joy Plein.
The UW has joined a nationwide network of scientists through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how genes affect individual response to medicines.
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Better treatments and prevention for typhoid fever may emerge from a laboratory model that has just been developed for the disease.
With UW Provost and Interim President Phyllis Wise in attendance, <A href="http://www.
Betty Bekemeier, UW assistant professor of nursing, has won a competitive grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to study how research partnerships between public health leaders in government, academia and the non-profit sector can answer practice-based questions that affect public health policies.
The founding dean of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine met with local groups
September 28, 2010
Fifteen of the University of Washington’s doctoral programs were very highly rated, and 19 programs were highly rated among their peers at major universities across the country in an assessment by the National Research Council, according to the UW Graduate School’s analysis of the rankings.
September 23, 2010
The nearly $3.6 million in Interior Department funding will ramp up efforts already underway at three Pacific Northwest universities.
September 22, 2010
A mid-20th century global warming pause in the Northern Hemisphere may have been due to an abrupt cooling event in the North Atlantic
September 21, 2010
UW Professor Thomas Daniel, who has received local and national honors as a researcher and educator, will be the featured speaker at the University of Washington’s 27th Annual Freshman Convocation, which begins at 10:30 a.
The model is based on transplanting human immune stem cells from umbilical blood into mice that are susceptible to infection
September 20, 2010
In 2005, Montana had one of the highest rates of methamphetamine use in the United States.
September 16, 2010
The educational gender gap is closing. The finding offers a new path for accelerating progress in child health.
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.« Previous Page Next Page »