August 31, 1998
Museum displays earliest known fossil of a toothless whale
The world’s oldest known fossil of a toothless whale, a previously unknown genus and species, has yielded clues about the evolution of the ocean-going giants. Now, after five years of study and preparation, it is on public display at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Washington.
August 27, 1998
Novel approach to measuring ocean temperatures proved successful
An experiment to devise a new method for tracking large-scale changes in ocean temperature associated with events such as El Niño and with global warming indicates that scientists can successfully use low-frequency sound transmissions to measure the temperature of vast expanses of ocean.
August 26, 1998
$170.3 Million in Private Support for UW Sets New Record
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.
August 24, 1998
Freshman Convocation Sept. 27, 1998
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.
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.
August 20, 1998
Wyoming opens its first two clerkship sites for University of Washington medical students this week in Rock Springs and Jackson.
This week Wyoming opened its first two community clinical sites for training third-year University of Washington (UW) medical students.
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.
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.
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.
August 14, 1998
International participants sought for 50th reunion at UW
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.« Previous Page Next Page »