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January 9, 2013

UW, Pacific NW National Lab join forces on computing research

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The University of Washington and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have formed the Northwest Institute for Advanced Computing, a joint institute based at the UW that will foster collaborative computing research.

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January 8, 2013

‘The Philosophical Child': A book for when your child asks, ‘Why are we here?’

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Children are natural philosophers, says Jana Mohr Lone of the UW Department of Philosophy and author of a new book titled “The Philosophical Child.”

Renovated Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center celebrates grand opening

Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

The University of Washington’s Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity will celebrate the grand opening of the newly renovated Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center with a pair of events Jan. 10-11.

David Eaton selected as dean of Graduate School

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David L. Eaton, associate vice provost for research and professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Washington, has been selected as dean of the Graduate School, effective March 15, UW President Michael K. Young and Provost Ana Mari Cauce announced today. The appointment is subject to approval by the Board of

January 7, 2013

Judith Ramey appointed interim dean of UW College of Engineering

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Judith Ramey, professor and former chair in the UW’s Department of Human Centered Design and Engineering, is named interim dean of the University of Washington’s College of Engineering.

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University of Washington selects Azita Emami as dean of School of Nursing

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Azita Emami, dean of the College of Nursing at Seattle University, will be the new dean of the UW School of Nursing.

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Human trafficking conference to focus on poverty, trade policy

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Human trafficking is commonly thought of as part of the sex trade, but in reality it entangles many more types of labor and continues to grow worldwide even as laws try to squelch it. The UW Women’s Center will hold a conference Jan. 11-12 to take a fresh look at the issue.

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January 4, 2013

Many unaware of radiation risk from CT scans

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January 3, 2013

Arts Roundup: Student art and a new library exhibit as quarter begins

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A new student art exhibit and a UW Libraries exhibit about printmaker Richard V. Correll are featured this week.

January 2, 2013

Let there be daylight: New book illustrates use of natural light in design — with slide show

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Christopher Meek, research associate professor of architecture, answers questions about the book he co-authored, “Daylighting Design in the Pacific Northwest.”

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