November 12, 1998
Leonid meteor shower coming, but “big storm” won’t be visible here
The annual Leonid meteor shower will appear Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 17 and 18. This year the event will include a meteor “storm,” as the Earth plows through a small and very dense clump of particles trailing from Comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle.
November 8, 1998
Rare brain mapping procedure provides unique picture of two areas concerned with language processing and production
A unique opportunity to map and test the human brain has yielded new insights into two areas involved in producing and processing of language.
November 3, 1998
Medical Center raises parking fees for non-patients who use patients’ garage
More parking stalls should be available for patients and their visitors in the Triangle Parking Garage. The daily rate without a validation sticker will be raised from $6 to $18, to deter others from parking there.
‘New’ plane will enhance UW climate and weather research
Armed with a ‘new’ tool, a 40-year-old Convair 580 turboprop plane stuffed with research equipment, University of Washington atmospheric scientists are ready to fly higher and farther to gain a greater understanding of climate and weather patterns, regionally and globally.
November 2, 1998
‘Smart computer’ researcher at UW wins prestigious Packard Fellowship
A University of Washington professor researching ways to build computers with the intelligence and adaptability of living creatures has been awarded a highly competitive fellowship from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
October 30, 1998
1998 Autumn Quarter Enrollments at University of Washington
The University of Washington’s main campus 1998 Autumn Quarter enrollment is 35,108, including 1,013 students in the Evening Degree Program instituted in autumn 1990.
UW president leads delegation to Beijing, Hong Kong and Taiwan
University of Washington President Richard L. McCormick will be leading a delegation of UW faculty and administrators to visit China, with stops in Beijing and Hong Kong in China and Taipei in Taiwan, November 1-9.
October 29, 1998
Making the University District safer for homeless, runaway youth is focus of November conference open to public
Registration is now open for a conference – Solving the Puzzle ’98 – designed to find solutions to the problems posed by so many homeless and street youth in Seattle’s University District.
UW designated a National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health
The University of Washington has been selected as one of six new National Centers of Excellence in Women’s Health by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health.
October 28, 1998
UWMC Center for Adoption Medicine provides care for special needs of adopted children and their families
Adopting a child can bring special joys as well as special challenges. Unique medical, social and developmental issues arise in both domestic and international adoptions. To help parents prepare and care for the special needs of adopted children, University of Washington Medical Center has established the Center for Adoption Medicine at the Pediatric Care Center.« Previous Page Next Page »