November 25, 1998
Alcohol consumption, resistance to its effects related to levels of neurotransmitter, say UW researchers
Science is still a long way from understanding why some people are more prone to alcoholism and alcohol abuse than others, but University of Washington researchers have discovered that concentrations of a neurotransmitter in the brains of mice are directly related to alcohol consumption and resistance to the sedative effects of alcohol.
November 13, 1998
UW professor to lead American Institute of Chemical Engineers
University of Washington Professor Bruce Finlayson has been elected vice president of the 58,000-member American Institute of Chemical Engineers and will take over as president next year.
NASA Video File includes local angles for Leonid shower, Stardust launch
WHAT: The Leonid meteor shower and the Stardust Comet Sample Return Mission.
November 12, 1998
Leonid meteor shower coming, but “big storm” won’t be visible here
The annual Leonid meteor shower will appear Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 17 and 18. This year the event will include a meteor “storm,” as the Earth plows through a small and very dense clump of particles trailing from Comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle.
November 8, 1998
Rare brain mapping procedure provides unique picture of two areas concerned with language processing and production
A unique opportunity to map and test the human brain has yielded new insights into two areas involved in producing and processing of language.
November 3, 1998
Medical Center raises parking fees for non-patients who use patients’ garage
More parking stalls should be available for patients and their visitors in the Triangle Parking Garage. The daily rate without a validation sticker will be raised from $6 to $18, to deter others from parking there.
‘New’ plane will enhance UW climate and weather research
Armed with a ‘new’ tool, a 40-year-old Convair 580 turboprop plane stuffed with research equipment, University of Washington atmospheric scientists are ready to fly higher and farther to gain a greater understanding of climate and weather patterns, regionally and globally.
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.« Previous Page Next Page »