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November 20, 2012

Why E.T. would also breathe oxygen

News and Information

November 19, 2012

Mutations in genes that modify DNA packaging result in form of muscular dystrophy

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Studying the molecular basis of progressive muscle weakness may lead to therapies to prevent or reduce symptoms.

Can life emerge on planets around cooling stars?

News and Information

UW astronomers find that planets orbiting white and brown dwarfs are unlikely to be good candidates for sustaining life.

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Admissions director holds key to UW’s door

News and Information

November 16, 2012

Documents that Changed the World: Gutenberg indulgence, 1454

News and Information

Joe Janes goes back to the fifteenth century and the work of Johannes Gutenberg for this installment in his series of podcasts, Documents that Changed the World.

Leadership award given to late Pharmacy Dean Emeritus Sid Nelson

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Nelson, and several other School of Pharmacy alumni, were honored for their contributions to their profession, their patients and their community at large.

Life on Earth’s ceiling

News and Information

November 15, 2012

Arts Roundup: Music, drama, art, ballet — and happy birthday, Claude Debussy

News and Information

Art is on display this week at the School of Social Work and on sale at the School of Art. Plus, there’s ballet, drama, a concerto competition and a two-day conference on feminist art.

November 14, 2012

December deadlines approach for Awards of Excellence nominations

News and Information

Nominations are due next month for many Awards of Excellence categories including a new award for teaching innovation.

News Digest: Audiologists blog from Brazil, Information School fair Thursday, Honor: Richard Catalano, students write resolution, campus memorial for Olson, Bridges center celebrates 20 years

UW audiologists blogging this week about work in Brazil || Information School holds 2012 Research Fair Thursday || Richard Catalano becomes American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare Fellow || Public health association adopts water resolution written by UW students || Campus memorial for David Olson || Harry Bridges Center celebrates 20 years

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