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November 9, 2012

UW Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics named for William E. Boeing

News and Information

The UW Board of Regents yesterday approved a name change to the William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics, recognizing the shared history of UW aeronautics and The Boeing Company, and honoring the man who launched them both.

November 8, 2012

Extra chromosome 21 removed from Down syndrome cell line

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

The approach could lead to cell therapy treatments for some of the blood-forming disorders that accompany the common genetic condition.

UW commemorates Veterans Day with ceremony, first-time award for alumni veteran

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The University of Washington will commemorate Veterans Day with a ceremony at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 11 near the Medal of Honor Memorial at the foot of Memorial Way.

A change has come and it’s deep

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Pamela Mitchell receives American Heart Association’s highest nursing award

School Of Nursing

Mitchell, honored for her work with stroke survivors, is involved in improving the lives of cardiovascular disease patients who have depression.

UW research: Human ancestor ‘Lucy’ a slow walker

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Doctors also biased against fat people, UW-led study finds

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UW electronics-recycling pledge: Prevent harm to people, environment

UW Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability

The University of Washington has become the first university nationally to sign the e-Stewards Enterprise Commitment, a pledge to be globally responsible in recycling electronic equipment.

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Arts Roundup: Art, lectures, drama, ballet — and Nancy Pearl

News and Information

The School of Drama leads this busy week in the arts on campus that also includes a weekend workshop at the Henry Art Gallery and a performance by the Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet.

November 7, 2012

UW’s president shares his musical preferences

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