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.
UW lecture series will focus on “Extreme Worlds”
A three-lecture series that explores life around hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor off the Washington-British Columbia coast and the possibility of life on Jupiter’s moons will be held on three consecutive Thursdays in November.
October 27, 1998
Conference addresses implications of global economic conditions for forest products industry
The University of Washington’s College of Forest Resources and Jay Gruenfeld Associates will co-sponsor a conference Dec. 7 and 8 focusing on international markets and trade for forest products with an emphasis on Pacific Rim countries.
Kennewick Man remains to be transferred to Burke Museum noon Thursday
The 9,300-year-old skeletal remains known as Kennewick Man will be transferred to the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture on the University of Washington campus in Seattle on Thursday, Oct. 29, from Battelle’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Wash.
October 25, 1998
UW receives $3.5 million in federal funds to establish the country’s only Multiple Sclerosis Research and Training Center, based at UW Medical Center
The University of Washington has received notification from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research that it will receive $3.5 million for a Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Research and Training Center, renewable every five years.« Previous Page Next Page »