The latest news from the UW
June 24, 2010
On June 8, World Oceans Day, Washington Sea Grant launched Washington on Water (WOW), a new website to help teachers in kindergarten through 12th grade zero in on marine education resources available statewide.
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A new online study to help people quit smoking is being launched at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
As a public health student, performing artist Michaela Leslie-Rule filmed the views of Tanzanian women on intimate partner violence and gen
According to a 2007 study by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, teamwork breakdowns, such as lack of supervision and patient hand-off problems, account for 70 percent of errors by medical trainees.
Andrew Whiteman is looking at a photograph of Japanese macaque monkeys languishing comfortably in steaming hot pools.
This special reading features Paul Martinez Pompa, reading from his first full-length collection of poetry, My Kill Adore Him; and Aaron Michael Morales, reading from his first novel, Drowning Tuscon.
June 23, 2010
Scientists learn about plankton growth in the mid-ocean, which accounts for a fifth of the CO2 taken from the atmosphere by world’s plants.
June 19, 2010
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) has announced that University of Washington researchers, with the architectural firm NBBJ, will receive a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to extend nationally a model that reduces hospital energy use by 60 percent. The work of the UW team reflects a fundamental game change. Once upon a time, it…
The goal is to reduce consumption in health facilities across the country.
Opening reception for the Burke Museum’s latest exhibit, the International Conservation Photography Awards.
June 17, 2010
Laura Baker, assistant professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the UW Medical School, speaks on Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: First Signs and Beyond.
June 14, 2010
A group of researchers led by Dr.
June 12, 2010
The UW’s 135th Commencement.
June 10, 2010
A new one-stop location downtown for “everything Husky” is set to open June 11.
In genetically prone persons, immune cells with both virus and nerve protein receptors might assault nerves after fighting an infection
The Speak to Succeed Toastmasters Club will hold an open house.
June 9, 2010
An international study published June 9 also identified several new possible autism genes
NOAA has selected the University of Washington to study of some of the most-pressing environmental challenges in the ocean and atmosphere.
June 7, 2010
The UW and the UAW have reached agreement on a new contract, which will cover teaching assistants, research assistants, and others
Patients with diabetes, depression control glucose, lipid levels as well as non-depressed patients
Mark A. Emmert, University of Washington president, will officiate at his final Commencement ceremonies in Seattle on June 12
June 4, 2010
The University Symphony performs Bach with faculty artist Carole Terry on harpsichord, and students sing in the UW Recital Choir.
June 3, 2010
Two University of Washington engineers have helped the U.
Regulator is distributed unevenly during cell division to make two functionally and structurally different cells
Find out Friday, June 18, what UW scientists learned from their instruments and being on board a sailing ship that traveled 28,000 miles, all the way around North and South America.
Two UW engineers have helped the U.
A UW expert on climate change and planning for its consequences — someone whose advice has been sought at every level from the local Puget Sound basin to the international Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change — will ask the question Whither Ocean Governance? Is Effective Management the Holy Grail? in a special lecture Friday, June 4.
The UW is moving to a process whereby admissions decisions are not made until all applications have been received and assessed.
A species of fish with rare, forward-facing eyes like humans and a body colored with swirls of tan and peach zebra stripes has made the list of top 10 new species.
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New rates begin July 1 for Fleet Services
On July 1, new Fleet Services rates will go into effect.
THE VALUE OF ETHNIC STUDIES: James Banks, professor of education and director of the UW Center for Multicultural Education, discussed the teaching of ethnic studies on a recent segment of National Public Radio’s Talk of the Nation series.
LIFETIME ACHIEVER: Psychology Professor Alan Marlatt will receive the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy’s Career/Lifetime Achievement Award at the Association’s convention in San Francisco in mid-November.
When the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences was formed 40 years ago, Peter Breysse was one of its founding faculty members.
Ask a Bonderman travel fellow where she is going — or where he has been — and settle in for a fascinating conversation.
The 2010 Undergraduate Bonderman Fellows are Zachary Triber Brown, Joseph Andrew Cramer, Autumn Cutter, Luke Jensen, Brittany Ann Lichty, Nina Tan, and Alex Win.
When Alena Suazo graduates from the UW School of Law in June, she’ll have the degree that qualifies her for the public defender job she wants.
Parents and guardians are encouraged to attend the Saturday, June 5 session of the three-day “UW Conference on Early Learning: From Research into Action,” giving them an opportunity to join the educators and other professionals who are attending to conference.
From towering aluminum headgear to outsized stainless steel pillows, interactive note cards, posters promoting good social works and even a device to better document medical emergencies, there’s a lot to peruse and ponder at the annual MFA Thesis Exhibition, now open at the Henry Art Gallery.« Previous Page Next Page »