February 11, 1999
Joblessness, not race, drives rates of violent deaths among working-age Americans in Chicago study
Astudy by University of Washington social demographers indicates all forms of violent death — homicide, accidental death and suicide — are linked to joblessness and its detrimental effects on the formation and stability of families.
February 5, 1999
New UW research center asks tough questions to help policy makers with decisions about health workforce issues
Researchers at the new WWAMI Center for Health Workforce Studies are looking at the availability, education, distribution, practice patterns and licensing of health professionals as well as many other factors that shape the region’s health workforce.
February 3, 1999
UWTV to broadcast Stardust media briefing, launch
UWTV will broadcast Saturday’s scheduled launch of Stardust, a NASA mission to collect comet samples and return them to Earth.
New minimally invasive technique repairs ballooned aorta without major surgery
Doctors at the Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System and the University of Washington School of Medicine have successfully used an innovative new technique to repair aortic aneurysm, a life threatening ballooning of the body?s main artery.
February 1, 1999
UW astronomy professor’s Stardust quest set for launch Saturday
It’s a moment University of Washington astronomy professor Donald Brownlee has been awaiting for nearly two decades.
January 26, 1999
UW symposium to address quality of health care
“Beyond Consumer Protection: Appropriate Public and Private Roles in Quality of Care” is the subject of the University of Washington’s 14th John R.
January 25, 1999
Stardust launch audio available on UW web page
Stardust, a NASA Discovery mission in which the University of Washington plays a central role, is scheduled for on Feb.
January 23, 1999
Long-term forecasting could give nations tools to survive climate change
January 22, 1999
Astrophysicist gets $1 million McDonnell grant to hunt for dark matter
University of Washington astrophysicist Christopher Stubbs has been awarded a $1 million grant from the James S.
200,000 Web tests show people’s unconscious roots of racism, ageism
People have taken more than 200,000 tests that measure unconscious components of prejudice and stereotyping since twin Web sites were opened to the public last year by psychologists from the University of Washington and Yale University.« Previous Page Next Page »