October 31, 2012
Documents that Changed the World: An 18 1/2-minute presidential mystery
The latest Document that Changed the World: The 18 ½-minute gap in President Richard Nixon’s White House tapes.
W Day: Celebrate the UW’s birthday on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012
October 30, 2012
News Digest: Governor appoints O’Donnell, self-defense classes start, campus commuter survey, bicyclists to Ride in the Rain, observations of Istanbul, institute to reduce health disparities
Governor appoints Matthew O’Donnell to aerospace board || Women’s self-defense classes start Thursday || Transportation Services launches survey of commuters || Bicyclists invited to Ride in the Rain || Runstad fellows present observations of Istanbul || Institute awarded $6.29 million to reduce health disparities
UW geographer Victoria Lawson to deliver Katz Lecture
Victoria Lawson, a UW geography professor, will kick off the 2012-2013 Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities series with a talk Nov. 7 titled “A Crisis of Care and a Crisis of Borders: Towards Caring Citizenship.”
UW Meteorologist Cliff Mass dissects the ‘Super Storm’
October 29, 2012
Revived Huskies Stun No. 7 Beavers
Early autism intervention improves brain responses to social cues
An autism intervention program that emphasizes social interactions improves cognitive skills and brain responses to faces, the first demonstration that an intensive behavioral intervention can change brain function in toddlers with autism.
Applications sought for UW-University of Ljubljana exchange
The University of Washington – University of Ljubljana Exchange Committee invites applications.
A new vision of democratic individualism in ‘Awakening to Race’
Jack Turner, UW assistant professor of political science, is the author of “Awakening to Race: Individualism and Social Consciousness in America,” published this month by University of Chicago Press. He answered a few questions about his book for UW Today. What’s the central concept behind “Awakening to Race”? The book addresses the challenge of racial
October 26, 2012