October 16, 2012
Remembering Herbert J. Ellison, a guiding light in international studies
The University of Washington community is mourning the loss of Herbert J. Ellison, professor emeritus of history and international studies and former director of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies. Ellison taught at the UW for 34 years and was for decades considered among the world’s leading figures in the field of Soviet
Marriage, education can help improve well-being of adults abused as children
Researchers investigating the long-term consequences of child abuse have identified some protective factors that can improve the health of victims during their adulthood.School of Social Work
October 15, 2012
Three School of Public Health faculty members elected to Institute of Medicine
The new UW members have worked in many fields, including pharmaceutical outcomes research, cancer prevention, biostatstics, global health, and emergency preparedness.
UW ‘white-hat hacker’ searches for security holes
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.« Previous Page Next Page »