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November 16, 2012

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

Power, work struggles in Bangladesh households linked to domestic violence

News and Information

In Bangladesh as elsewhere, women are empowered by working outside the home. But new research from the University of Washington shows such work can also increase the threat of domestic violence for some Bangladeshi wives. The study brings to light how the South Asian nation is seeing a change in relations within the household, with

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For UW’s top dog, it’s time to shape the future

News and Information

November 13, 2012

Schools are blunt about new pot law: Not on our campus

News and Information

UW and other colleges in the land of legalized pot say they still won’t allow students to smoke marijuana.

Roots of deadly 2010 India flood identified; findings could improve warnings

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UW researchers find the flash flood was set off by a string of unusual weather events similar to those that caused catastrophic U.S. floods in the 1970s.

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Foremost expert on Finnish education system to lecture Nov. 14

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The foremost analyst of Finland’s superior education system will present a public lecture from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 in 210 Kane Hall.

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