The latest news from the UW
August 19, 2010
BIKING FOR THE BALTICS: The UW’s Baltic Studies Program is $10,000 richer, thanks to a local man of Estonian heritage and a bicycle trip across the country.
Sierra Magazine, the official publication of the Sierra Club, has named the UW one of the top 20 colleges and universities for its initiatives to operate sustainably and limit its contributions to global warming.
Franco Frattini, Italy’s minister of foreign affairs, will deliver an address titled Immigration and the Rights of Immigrant Workers at the UW’s Rome Center, Tuesday, Aug.
In experiments with potentially broad health care implications, a research team led by a UW physicist has devised a method that works at a very small scale to sequence DNA quickly and relatively inexpensively.
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.Deborah Kelley • John Delaney • Ocean Observatories Initiative • Regional Scale Nodes • Thomas G. Thompson
Imagine going from job to job, yet always having an office with a view.
The National Research Council has endorsed a major telescope project in which the UW is a key player as a priority among science projects to receive federal funding in the next decade.
Where are we? The photo above was taken somewhere on campus.
What’s the evolutionary purpose behind music? What are the benefits of musical engagement for infants or people with neurological disorders? How does visual information affect the way we hear music?
Scores of the world’s leading scholars and scientists in the area of music cognition and perception will gather at the UW this month to take up these questions and a lot more at the weeklong 11th annual International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition.
Despite the fact that Washington’s legislature and governor last session passed a law (House Bill 2621) intending to accelerate the teaching and learning of math and science, the system is hardwired to do the opposite.
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.
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