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November 21, 2012

The radical roots of Yesler Terrace

News and Information

News digest: WWI Christmas Truce lecture, winter-weather policy overviews, Honor: Rob Corser

WWI Christmas Truce subject of Dec. 5 lecture || Winter weather on the way, UW has policies || Rob Corser among 30 ‘most admired educators’ in design

Official notice: Rules for residence halls, family apartments under review

A public hearing is scheduled Nov. 29 concerning proposed amendments to rules for the University of Washington residence halls and family housing apartments.

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November 20, 2012

New study suggests charter schools may not systematically under-enroll students with special needs

Communications and Center On Reinventing Public Education

Charter schools may be doing better at enrolling students with special needs than many believe, according to a new report by UW’s Center on Reinventing Public Education.

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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.

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