October 29, 2012
Revived Huskies Stun No. 7 Beavers
Early autism intervention improves brain responses to social cues
An autism intervention program that emphasizes social interactions improves cognitive skills and brain responses to faces, the first demonstration that an intensive behavioral intervention can change brain function in toddlers with autism.
Applications sought for UW-University of Ljubljana exchange
The University of Washington – University of Ljubljana Exchange Committee invites applications.
A new vision of democratic individualism in ‘Awakening to Race’
Jack Turner, UW assistant professor of political science, is the author of “Awakening to Race: Individualism and Social Consciousness in America,” published this month by University of Chicago Press. He answered a few questions about his book for UW Today. What’s the central concept behind “Awakening to Race”? The book addresses the challenge of racial
October 26, 2012
Got a mystery plant? Sounds like a job for the UW herbarium
Lost and Found Films: Sumo wrestling, but when?
This time we present the shortest Lost and Found Film footage ever – about 12 seconds of sumo wrestling action from UW Libraries Special Collections’ Nippon Kan Theatre Collection. Lost and Found Films is an occasional UW Today series where readers help identify and explain historic bits of film from the 1930s through the 1970s
October 25, 2012
Arts Roundup: Kathy Mattea, La Catrina Quartet, art, theater — and Halloween organ music
Big names in music from campus and beyond lead a busy week in UW Arts that also features new art exhibits, undergraduate theater and the annual Halloween Organ Concert on the famous Littlefield Organ.
Faculty Senate chair provides historical perspective on shared governance
New Faculty Senate chair adds historical perspective to shared governance.
Students win $100K for 3-D printer to turn waste plastic into composting toilets, rainwater harvesting systems
Three undergraduates won $100,000 to form a company that will work with partners in Oaxaca, Mexico, to build machines that can transform waste plastic into composting toilets and pieces for rainwater harvesting systems.Global Citizens
October 24, 2012
University of Washington launches research phase of smart grid project
The University of Washington marked the start of the data-gathering phase of the UW Smart Grid Project with an event featuring Washington’s two US Senators.« Previous Page Next Page »