December 18, 2012
Burke Museum exhibit explores the impact of plastics
Ecological avatars predict species invasions
Delta Dental/Washington Dental Service gives $1.15 million to transform education of dentists
Under new dean Dr. Joel Berg the school has launched a plan to revamp its clinical education and curriculum.
December 17, 2012
Plumes across the Pacific deliver thousands of microbial species to West Coast
Microorganisms – 99 percent more kinds than had been reported in findings published just four months ago – are hitching rides in the upper troposphere from Asia.astrobiology, David J. Smith, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Department of Biology, University of Washington
Aging, end-of-life expert offers advice for coping with holiday blues
The holidays can be a time of sadness and loneliness, and UW’s Wendy Lustbader has advice on how to deal with these issues.School of Social Work
December 14, 2012
Jewish condition, ‘new’ anti-Semitism observed in Edward Alexander’s ‘The State of the Jews’
Edward Alexander, professor emeritus of English, discusses his new book, “The State of the Jews: A Critical Appraisal.”
U-Village’s glassybaby assists UW Medical Center cancer patients
Art business owner created White Light Fund to defray incidental costs, like car fare, for people receiving cancer treatment.
December 13, 2012
Energy Dept. funds UW project to turn wasted natural gas into diesel
The U.S. Department of Energy this month awarded $4 million to a team, led by UW chemical engineers, that aims to develop bacteria to turn the methane in natural gas into diesel fuel for transportation.Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, Mary Lidstrom, Sustainability
Arts Roundup: Medieval music and ‘Plastics Unwrapped’ at the Burke
Medieval chanting in Mary Gates Hall and a major new exhibit on plastics at the Burke Museum come to campus this week.