November 14, 2012
News Digest: Audiologists blog from Brazil, Information School fair Thursday, Honor: Richard Catalano, students write resolution, campus memorial for Olson, Bridges center celebrates 20 years
UW audiologists blogging this week about work in Brazil || Information School holds 2012 Research Fair Thursday || Richard Catalano becomes American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare Fellow || Public health association adopts water resolution written by UW students || Campus memorial for David Olson || Harry Bridges Center celebrates 20 years
Power, work struggles in Bangladesh households linked to domestic violence
In Bangladesh as elsewhere, women are empowered by working outside the home. But new research from the University of Washington shows such work can also increase the threat of domestic violence for some Bangladeshi wives. The study brings to light how the South Asian nation is seeing a change in relations within the household, withGlobal Citizens
For UW’s top dog, it’s time to shape the future
November 13, 2012
Schools are blunt about new pot law: Not on our campus
UW and other colleges in the land of legalized pot say they still won’t allow students to smoke marijuana.
Roots of deadly 2010 India flood identified; findings could improve warnings
UW researchers find the flash flood was set off by a string of unusual weather events similar to those that caused catastrophic U.S. floods in the 1970s.Global Citizens
Foremost expert on Finnish education system to lecture Nov. 14
The foremost analyst of Finland’s superior education system will present a public lecture from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 in 210 Kane Hall.
November 9, 2012
UW Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics named for William E. Boeing
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
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
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.