October 12, 2012
U.S. fish and wildlife director, a UW alum, considers challenges posed by landscape changes
It’s time to think differently about how we interact with nature because we’re increasingly disconnected from the natural world, said Dan Ashe during visit to campus.alum, College of the Environment, Dan Ashe, U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Maria Klawe, national leader promoting women in science and technology, speaks Tuesday at UW
Maria Klawe, professor of computer science and president of Harvey Mudd College, will speak Tuesday at the UW about how her institution over three years quadrupled its female representation in undergraduate computer science majors, to 40 percent.
October 11, 2012
UW research ranks fourth among world universities
Rankings released by National Taiwan University places the UW fourth among the world’s universities and first among American public universities in scientific research.National Taiwan University, Ranking, research ranking, world ranking
Documents that Changed the World: The AIDS Memorial Quilt
Can a quilt be a document? Certainly, says Joe Janes in his podcast about the AIDS Memorial Quilt — the latest in his series called Documents that Changed the World.
Mug handles could help hot plasma give lower-cost, controllable fusion energy
New hardware lets engineers maintain the plasma used in fusion reactors in an energy-efficient, stable manner, making the system potentially attractive for use in fusion power plants.
Arts Roundup: Music, art, theater — and the Chamber Dance Company
The Chamber Dance Company’s 2012 concert, Oct. 11-14 in Meany Hall, highlights a busy week in UW arts.
Molecular engineering is focus of College of Engineering’s fall lectures
Three public lectures by UW engineering professors will give an overview of molecular engineering and applications in biotech and alternative energy.
October 10, 2012
Former bank robber studies law at UW
Boys raise nearly $10,000 to help UW prof save chambered nautilus
October 8, 2012
‘Food deserts’ abound in King County for those without cars, UW study shows
King County has no substantial food deserts, provided one has a car. Take away the car, however, and food deserts — areas where low-income people have limited access to low-cost, nutritious food — appear to fill the county map. New research from the University of Washington, published in the American Journal of Public Health, shows« Previous Page Next Page »