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April 8, 1999

Alcohol consumption, related problems among high-risk college-age drinkers can be slashed using brief intervention developed at UW

Alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems were significantly slashed among a group of high-risk college-age drinkers using a brief, non-confrontational intervention treatment. The study, conducted by a team of UW researchers headed by psychology professor Alan Marlatt, was published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology and was funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

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April 7, 1999

UW student named 1999 Truman Scholar

UW student named 1999 Truman Scholar
Dawn Hewett, a University of Washington junior, was named today as one of 79 1999 Truman Scholars by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation.

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April 6, 1999

New research points the way to restoring noise-induced hearing loss in mammals, including humans

Damage to the sensory hair cells in the inner ear is the most frequent cause of permanent hearing loss.

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UW Business School bringing Eastman Kodak CEO, Harvard professor to Seattle to discuss inner-city economic development

Porter and Eastman Kodak Chairman George Fisher will be in Seattle April 14 to address inner-city economic development issues as guests of the University of Washington Business School’s business and economic development program.

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Upward Bound students learn to build computers–and get to keep them

A group of low-income high school students is learning how to build computers in a UW class–and they will get to keep the product of their labors.

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April 5, 1999

Singapore opposition leader to speak at UW on free speech

Dr. Chee will be giving a lecture titled “Free Speech and the Political Maturation of Singapore.”

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Magnuson staffers to discuss senator’s legacy

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The second annual panel discussion and reception to benefit the Warren G. Magnuson Endowed Library Fund will be held at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 24, in 220 Kane Hall on the University of Washington campus.

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April 2, 1999

Three UW School of Dentistry professors receive international awards

Three professors from the University of Washington School of Dentistry in Seattle were recipients of awards at the opening of the 77th General Session of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) held in Vancouver, B.

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Alaska Gets A High Speed (OC-12) Connection to Internet2

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WCI Cable, in support of the cooperative Pacific/Northwest Gigapop and national Internet 2 efforts, is providing to the UW a state-of-the-art fiber optic connection from Seattle to the University of Alaska Statewide System in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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April 1, 1999

UW Diversity Fair to recruit minorities set for April 10

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The University of Washington will hold a campus Diversity Fair on April 10 to recruit minorities from local high schools, community colleges, and nearby communities.

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