The latest news from the UW
May 26, 2010
You might call it comparing apples and oranges, but lining up different species’ genomes is common practice in evolutionary research.
Nick Bond, senior meteorologist with the Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, will take over climatologist role.
May 24, 2010
Ignoring seat belt law costs Montanans $36 million in health-care costs
Sub-Saharan African countries, such as Rwanda, Sierra Leone, and Ethiopia, see rapid reductions
Computer models indicate some exoplanets might fluctuate between being habitable and not because of eccentric orbits of neighboring planets.
A scientist known for climate and ecosystem research is the inaugural dean of the University of Washington’s College of the Environment.
New UW survey indicates growing discontent with state and national government but majority approval of state tax on wealthy households
Ensuring access to healthy, affordable foods is a top priority in tackling the obesity epidemic in the United States.
May 23, 2010
In nature, ultraviolet radiation from sunlight is not the amphibian killer scientists once suspected.
May 21, 2010
This annual symposium provides an exciting venue for undergraduates from all academic disciplines to present their research via poster, oral presentation, and performance sessions.
Graduating students in the Master of Arts in Cultural Studies program present their capstone projects to colleagues and the UW Bothell community.
May 20, 2010
WHAT: Seattle’s first-ever bioblitz gets underway Friday afternoon with volunteers looking for as many birds, plants, lichens, amphibians and other species as possible in the Washington Park Arboretum during a 24-hour period.
The distinctions between human and Neandertal genomes may reveal what set ancient humans apart from the now-extinct, human-like beings.
Two UW students have been chosen President’s Medalists for the Class of 2010.
Board of Regents
The Board of Regents will hold a regular public meeting at 3 p.
What’s in a name? On television, it’s a key component of the show.
The distinctions between human and Neandertal genomes may reveal what set ancient humans apart from the now-extinct, human-like beings
The Burke Museum is hosting two museum interns from Japan who are participating in a first-ever cultural exchange between the indigenous Ainu of Japan and Native American communities in Washington state.
If you’re looking for a little night music next week, there will be three concerts to choose from.
Central offices of urban school districts have been able to shift their focus from administration and compliance to improvement of teaching and learning districtwide by making five key changes, according to a new report by researchers from the UW College of Education.
Shakespeare’s magic is transplanted to the UW campus in A U-Dubber Night’s Dream, opening May 26 in the Jones Playhouse, with previews May 23 and 25.
A new pool of nearly $340,000, created through the sustained work of student activists, will fund student, faculty and staff projects that help make the UW more sustainable.
The next time you purchase one of those cards that can be used repeatedly for satisfying your coffee habit, you have an opportunity to support the UW.
If you’ve passed Husky Stadium recently, you’ve no doubt noticed that something big is going on.
Washington MESA Day, a one-day event of academic challenges for middle and high school students representing seven MESA (Math, Engineering, Science Achievement) Centers from across the state, will be held Saturday, May 22, from 8:30 a.
When Mark McDermott was chair of the Department of Physics, he had many goals, but one of his major ones was to get his department moved into a new building that would better serve its needs.
A new book from the Center for Reinventing Public Education takes an in-depth look at the connection between charter schools and special education, and recommends ways such schools can improve their ability to serve special students’ needs.
If you’re intrigued by old and odd films, you might want to set aside some time on Wednesday, May 26.
RISING CONSERVATIONIST: Julian Olden, assistant professor of aquatic and fishery sciences, has received this year’s Early Career Conservationist Award from the Society for Conservation Biology, a 10,000-member organization.
Five high-tech and biotech industry veterans with extensive experience as innovators, developers, entrepreneurs, and executive-level managers have signed on as Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EIR) at the UW’s Center for Commercialization, Vice Provost for Technology Transfer Linden Rhoads has announced.
Class title: Informatics 100 — Fluency in Information Technology, taught by D.
Where are we? The photo above was taken somewhere on campus.
This is the story of a frog who tried really hard to catch a dragonfly, and just barely missed — and the man who captured the moment on high-speed film and sent it out to the world.
Editor’s Note: The UW Audio Visual Services Materials Library has more than 1,200 reels of film from the late 1940s through the early 1970s, documenting life at the University through telecourses, commercial films and original productions.
The UW School of Public Health presented the award to Gerry Pollet and Heart of America Northwest
The speaker, Dr. Brian K. Kobilka of Stanford University, studies a pathway involved in high blood pressure, shock, asthma and migraines
A study of adults who had a traumatic brain injury showed that more than half — 53 percent — developed major depression in the year following their injury.
A day of festivity and fun to honor the HUB, standing since 1949 and headed for a two-year remodel.
The Dance Program’s final concert of the season, featuring MFA artists who bring rich professional histories to their work at the UW.
May 19, 2010
Student jazz ensembles coached by Marc Seales, Tom Collier, Cuong Vu, and Phil Sparks will pay homage to jazz icons with new arrangements of the classics and break new ground with original progressive jazz compositions.« Previous Page Next Page »