The latest news from the UW
August 19, 2010
When Holly Nichols graduated from the UW in 2009, she didn’t know she’d be back on campus soon after.
When Bonneville, Idaho, school superintendent Charles Shackett instructed his finance director to become the district liaison for two schools and to visit both twice a week, it knocked the director from his comfort zone, to be sure — but it had the desired effect.
Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) maintenance crews will spend this weekend inspecting and making repairs to the aging State Route 520 floating bridge to make sure it will continue to carry traffic safely through winter weather.
The Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need grants are given to reduce the pending national shortage of faculty in nursing schools and
Twenty-two dancers converged on the UW Aug.
This summer 24 teens explored nursing as a possible career by learning basic clinical skills and seeing professional options for nurses.
August 17, 2010
Franco Frattini, Italy’s minister of foreign affairs, will deliver an address on “Immigration and the Rights of Immigrant Workers”
August 16, 2010
A new technique works at a very small scale to sequence DNA quickly and relatively inexpensively.
Sierra Magazine says the UW is a “cool school” for its efforts to stop global warming.
Researchers discover genetic link between immune system, Parkinson’s disease
August 15, 2010
Finding stems from a National Human Genome Research Institute-funded effort to identify genes for 20 disorders
August 13, 2010
The National Research Council has endorsed funding for an international telescope project in which the UW is a key player.
August 12, 2010
Journey 300 miles off the Washington-Oregon coast and dive nearly a mile deep into the ocean as scientists and 20 students use underwater robots to explore, map and sample methane ice deposits, an underwater volcano and seafloor hot springs spewing water up to 570 degrees F.
August 11, 2010
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August 10, 2010
Although many states have banned using handheld cell phones at the wheel, a ban is difficult to enforce and doesn’t cover the growing number of gadgets now available.
UW scientists will monitor slow-slip event with more than 100 seismic recording stations.
August 9, 2010
These days people usually don’t die from a heart attack.
August 6, 2010
The substance is part of a signaling pathway that may be a potential therapeutic target for treating certain neurological disorders.
August 5, 2010
A prize claimed by renowned conservationists such as David Attenborough and directors of some of the world’s largest botanic gardens has been awarded to Estella Leopold, a UW professor emeritus of botany, forest resources and quaternary research.
COMEDY IN A RECESSION: Wages, jobs and investments are down — but laughter seems to be holding its own, according to a recent article in the Christian Science Monitor.
The campus will soon be losing one of its venerable elm trees.
The Burke Museum is offering a day dedicated to the art and craft of photography on Saturday, Aug.
Board of Regents
The Board of Regents meeting for August has been canceled.
As the federal government prepares to issue its latest guidelines for healthy eating, UW researchers have found retail prices of the most nutritious foods are increasing at a higher rate than other foods.
Class title: Architecture 403/506 — Advanced Architectural Studies, taught by Richard Mohler, an associate professor of architecture, and Susan Busch, an associate at Baylis Architects in Bellevue.
Researchers have discovered a novel mechanism in Salmonella that affects its virulence and its susceptibility to antibiotics by changing its production of proteins in a previously unheard of manner.
Biochemists and computer scientists at the UW two years ago launched an ambitious project harnessing the brainpower o computer gamers to solve medical problems.
A climate report just out, that’s different from other climate publications because it’s based on observed data and not computer models, says 10 climate indicators all point to marked warming during the past three decades.
OF FILMS AND RACCOONS: Sometimes being a film archive specialist can bring you more adventure than you bargained for.
“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall.
A new School of Drama design studio is rising in Hutchinson Hall where the swimming pool and locker rooms used to be.
Crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation began fieldwork in the Washington Park Arboretum Aug.
Where are we? The photo above was taken somewhere on campus.
They’ve excelled in high school sports and been recruited to the UW, but before freshman athletes can take their places on the team, some of them go through an “academic boot camp.
The University’s Foster School of Business has quietly begun the process of occupying its new building, Paccar Hall, which was completed this summer.
Transportation Services has announced the seventh location for Fleet Services’ successful UCAR car-share program.
Judy Monroe from the CDC wil speak Aug. 9, and Chris Murray, Institute of Health Metric & Evaluation, on Aug. 10
Sonali Shah, an assistant professor of management at the UW’s Foster School of Business, has won the 2010 “Thought Leader Award” from the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management.
Jenee Myers Twitchell plays several roles on campus, and likes it best when those roles intersect — when her worlds collide.« Previous Page Next Page »