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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.
Journey 300 miles off the Washington-Oregon coast and dive nearly a mile deep into the ocean as scientists and 20 students use underwater robots to explore, map and sample methane ice deposits, an underwater volcano and seafloor hot springs spewing water up to 570 degrees F.Deborah Kelley • John Delaney • Ocean Observatories Initiative • Regional Scale Nodes • Thomas G. Thompson
Imagine going from job to job, yet always having an office with a view.
The National Research Council has endorsed a major telescope project in which the UW is a key player as a priority among science projects to receive federal funding in the next decade.
Where are we? The photo above was taken somewhere on campus.
What’s the evolutionary purpose behind music? What are the benefits of musical engagement for infants or people with neurological disorders? How does visual information affect the way we hear music?
Scores of the world’s leading scholars and scientists in the area of music cognition and perception will gather at the UW this month to take up these questions and a lot more at the weeklong 11th annual International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition.
Despite the fact that Washington’s legislature and governor last session passed a law (House Bill 2621) intending to accelerate the teaching and learning of math and science, the system is hardwired to do the opposite.
When Holly Nichols graduated from the UW in 2009, she didn’t know she’d be back on campus soon after.
When Bonneville, Idaho, school superintendent Charles Shackett instructed his finance director to become the district liaison for two schools and to visit both twice a week, it knocked the director from his comfort zone, to be sure — but it had the desired effect.
Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) maintenance crews will spend this weekend inspecting and making repairs to the aging State Route 520 floating bridge to make sure it will continue to carry traffic safely through winter weather.« Previous Page Next Page »