July 17, 1998
UW Medical Center once again ranked among nation’s Best Hospitals
University of Washington Medical Center is again ranked among the top hospitals in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 1998 annual guide to “America’s Best Hospitals,” available on newsstands July 20.
School of Nursing names director of de Tornyay Center on Healthy Aging
The University of Washington School of Nursing has named Dr. Linda Teri director of its de Tornyay Center on Healthy Aging. She will also be a tenured professor in the school’s Department of Psychosocial and Community Health.
July 16, 1998
Trans-Atlantic crossing attempt by Aerosonde aims to prove viability of robotic planes for weather reconnaissance, make aviation history
Following Charles Lindbergh and the Concorde on the well-traveled, trans-Atlantic path to aviation history, researchers next month will attempt the first Atlantic Ocean crossing by an autonomous, civilian aircraft.
First ever retrieval of complete “black smokers” from ocean floor reveals one of Earth’s strangest and most enigmatic ecosystems
Press briefing to announce results of “black smoker” expedition
July 15, 1998
Human Interface Technology Lab’s virtual retinal display wins 1998 Discover magazine Technological Innovation Award
The Human Interface Technology (HIT) Laboratory at the University of Washington has received the 1998 Discover Magazine Award for Technological Innovation in the sight category.
July 14, 1998
Team of University of Washington health sciences students will visit Othello, Wash., area to participate in public service projects
Eight University of Washington (UW) health sciences students, representing a variety of health-care fields, will visit Othello, Wash., Thursday, July 23, and Friday, July 24, to participate in several local health information and public service projects.
July 9, 1998
Double lung transplant recipient plans to ride the STP in one day
Almost five years to the day after receiving a double-lung transplant at University of Washington Medical Center, cystic fibrosis patient Ken Price plans to ride in the annual Seattle-to-Portland bicycle trek this weekend.
July 7, 1998
Young boys who are good readers needed for brain imaging study
Boys, who just completed grades 3 through 6, are eligible to volunteer as subjects for a study investigating dyslexia. Those selected can describe what happened as their brains were imaged while they played sound and meaning games and listened to sound tones.
Leonardo still lives and he packs an economic punch
The “Leonardo Lives” exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum last fall and winter generated $15.5 million in business activity in King County, supported 314 jobs and created $5 million in labor income, according to an economic impact study conducted by a University of Washington researcher.
July 1, 1998
Researchers looking for families with multiple dyslexics
University of Washington researchers on a scientific genealogical hunt are looking for 100 families in the Puget Sound area that have a history of dyslexia.« Previous Page Next Page »