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August 26, 1998

$170.3 Million in Private Support for UW Sets New Record

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The University of Washington received $170.3 million in private gifts and grants during the 1997-98 fiscal year, a new record. Gifts alone were $84.8 million, the second highest total in University history.

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August 24, 1998

Freshman Convocation Sept. 27, 1998

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At least two thousand freshmen, their parents and guests are expected to attend the 1998 UW Freshman Convocation, to be held at noon, Sunday, Sept. 27 in Meany Hall for the Performing Arts.

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August 21, 1998

Aerosonde robotic airplane completes historic trans-Atlantic flight

With an assist from Latvia’s lady luck, the third time was
Third time’s the charm for an Aerosonde miniature robotic airplane and its developers in their bid to complete the first trans-Atlantic crossing by an autonomous aircraft.

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August 20, 1998

Wyoming opens its first two clerkship sites for University of Washington medical students this week in Rock Springs and Jackson.

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This week Wyoming opened its first two community clinical sites for training third-year University of Washington (UW) medical students.

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August 18, 1998

Pediatrician Susan Marshall named assistant dean for curriculum at the University of Washington School of Medicine

Dr. Susan G. Marshall, associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington (UW), has been named assistant dean for curriculum at the UW medical school.

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August 17, 1998

Faith flourishes in face of competition, study of Catholic dioceses shows

Competition makes faith grow stronger and encourages church innovation, according to a new study exploring the composition of all 171 Roman Catholic dioceses in the contiguous 48 states.

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August 16, 1998

Researchers to debate value of student evaluations in San Diego

The renewed controversy over the value of student evaluations of college professors will be debated by six researchers from the United States, Canada and Australia at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association.

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August 14, 1998

International participants sought for 50th reunion at UW

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The Foundation for International Understanding Through Students (FIUTS) is trying to find individuals who may have participated in the program, either as a students or as host families, during the organization’s 50 years of existence.

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August 12, 1998

UW Medical Center opens Iron Overload Clinic

Hemochromatosis — also called iron overload syndrome — is the most common genetic disease in the United States, affecting approximately 1 in 300 people. If caught at an early stage, patients with hemochromatosis can live a normal, healthy life. A new clinic to help identify and treat hemochromatosis has opened at University of Washington Medical Center.

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If you have a real hankering for the taste of salt, it may stem from your mother’s morning sickness

It turns out that people’s preference for salt may have been imprinted while they were still in their mother’s womb, according to University of Washington psychologists.

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