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June 3, 2010

UW engineers help U.S. government estimate seepage rate of Gulf Oil Spill

Two UW engineers have helped the U.

Challenges of environmental governance is topic of talk by Miles

A UW expert on climate change and planning for its consequences — someone whose advice has been sought at every level from the local Puget Sound basin to the international Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change — will ask the question Whither Ocean Governance? Is Effective Management the Holy Grail? in a special lecture Friday, June 4.

UW moves to new admissions process

The UW is moving to a process whereby admissions decisions are not made until all applications have been received and assessed.

H. psychadelica makes top-10 new-species list

A species of fish with rare, forward-facing eyes like humans and a body colored with swirls of tan and peach zebra stripes has made the list of top 10 new species.

With ham radio volunteering and managing diabetes, nothing slows this dedicated manager

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Official notices

New rates begin July 1 for Fleet Services

On July 1, new Fleet Services rates will go into effect.

Newsmakers

THE VALUE OF ETHNIC STUDIES: James Banks, professor of education and director of the UW Center for Multicultural Education, discussed the teaching of ethnic studies on a recent segment of National Public Radio’s Talk of the Nation series.

Etc. Campus news& notes

LIFETIME ACHIEVER: Psychology Professor Alan Marlatt will receive the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy’s Career/Lifetime Achievement Award at the Association’s convention in San Francisco in mid-November.

Endowed lectureship named in honor of tireless public health advocate, Peter Breysse

When the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences was formed 40 years ago, Peter Breysse was one of its founding faculty members.

UW Bonderman fellows explore far reaches of the globe by means of unusual fellowship

Ask a Bonderman travel fellow where she is going — or where he has been — and settle in for a fascinating conversation.

Meet the 2010 Bonderman fellows

The 2010 Undergraduate Bonderman Fellows are Zachary Triber Brown, Joseph Andrew Cramer, Autumn Cutter, Luke Jensen, Brittany Ann Lichty, Nina Tan, and Alex Win.

Law student was once a defendant, now plans to be a defender

When Alena Suazo graduates from the UW School of Law in June, she’ll have the degree that qualifies her for the public defender job she wants.

Parents invited to early learning conference

Parents and guardians are encouraged to attend the Saturday, June 5 session of the three-day “UW Conference on Early Learning: From Research into Action,” giving them an opportunity to join the educators and other professionals who are attending to conference.

Masters of art: Student art, design talents shine in Henry Art Gallery’s eclectic MFA Exhibition

From towering aluminum headgear to outsized stainless steel pillows, interactive note cards, posters promoting good social works and even a device to better document medical emergencies, there’s a lot to peruse and ponder at the annual MFA Thesis Exhibition, now open at the Henry Art Gallery.

Scholar of Scandinavian diplomacy is also a serious soccer coach

Christine Ingebritsen is a keen scholar of Scandinavian diplomacy, committed enough that’s she’s written books about it.

Issaquah Cub Scouts collect books for families of Neonatal Intensive Care babies

Cub Scouts from Issaquah, Wash.

Bits of history: Lost & Found Film series a success, thanks to readers, colleagues

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