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June 24, 1999

University of Washington Department of Medicine honors five regional faculty members

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Five University of Washington (UW) clinical faculty members at the Department of Medicine’s regional teaching sites have been selected for 1999 WWAMI Excellence in Teaching Awards.

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June 23, 1999

UW Medical Center hosts free public forum on sex and aging

A free public forum on “Sex and Aging: The New Facts of Life” will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, at the Edmond Meany Hotel, 4507 Brooklyn in Seattle’s University District.

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June 18, 1999

Predictions about fate of marine mammals in coming century among topics at mammalogists’ meeting June 21-24

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How might whales, seals, sea lions, dolphins and other marine mammals fare 100 years from now if our human population and demand on the world’s resources both double? The question will be among those explored during the annual meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists being held in Seattle for the first time ever.

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UW offers free public lectures on the neurobiology of learning and mental illness

A series of free public lectures on the nervous system, learning disabilities and mental health issues will be given in July by University of Washington faculty members and other experts.

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June 17, 1999

President appoints gay, bisexual, lesbian and transgender task force

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University of Washington President Richard L. McCormick has appointed a task force on gay, bisexual, lesbian and transgender (GBLT) issues.

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June 16, 1999

Magnetic stimulation offers new hope for people with depression

Harborview Medical Center is one of five centers in U.S. to study magnetic stimulation as an alternative to anti-depressant medications and electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).

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21st century population leadership program at UW funded by $2.3 million grant from Bill and Melinda Gates

The University of Washington will use a $2.3 million grant from the William H. Gates Foundation to develop a five-year program to train experts in women’s health to improve the lives of women and children around the world.

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Statewide consortium aims to help teachers put it into

Educators with a gift for making the Middle Ages come alive or relating complicated math to students’ daily lives will participate next week in a statewide project aimed at improving teaching methods for current and future teachers.

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June 15, 1999

Study Shows Significant Decrease in Drowning in King County

Over the past 21 years drowning in King County has decreased by 59 percent, according to a University of Washington study published in this week’s issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

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June 14, 1999

MEDIA ADVISORY: Bill Nye to help dedicate sundial partially built by elementary students

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In a program called Project Astro, fourth- and fifth-grade students at Olympic View made 8-inch ceramic discs to decorate a sundial, which was installed on May 22 by Sullivan, a Puget Sound Energy crew and school volunteers.

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