June 16, 1998
Dr. Ronald Smith of Billings honored for excellence in teaching adult medicine to University of Washington medical students
Dr. Ronald H. Smith has been honored by the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine for his outstanding contributions to teaching medical students at the WWAMI community clinical training unit in internal medicine in Billings.
June 15, 1998
New use of an old drug may help patients with serious head injuries
University of Washington (UW) physicians based at Harborview Medical
Center are evaluating the use of magnesium sulfate in preventing the
negative effects generally associated with severe head injuries.
Undergraduates will head for Alaska to dig into North America’s past
Neither isolation, a chance encounter with a giant Kodiak brown bear or dismal weather marked by long periods of non-stop rain or drizzle is expected to dampen the enthusiasm of 15 budding archaeologists who will spend their summer digging into North America’s past.
June 11, 1998
School of Nursing contracts to provide online continuing education courses for health care professionals
The University of Washington School of Nursing has entered into an agreement with SafeWare Inc., a Bellevue-based software company, to join a distance-learning cooperative to provide continuing education courses and related online services to health care professionals across the nation.
U-Link Internet medical records pilot described in June 13 edition of The Lancet
U-Link is a University of Washington (UW) pilot project to make medical records available immediately over the Internet to a patient’s UW and referring physicians in a confidential, secured fashion.
June 10, 1998
Brightest object in universe discovered by UW astronomer
The brightest object yet observed in the universe has been discovered by a University of Washington astronomer and his colleagues.
June 9, 1998
123rd Commencement, President’s Medalist: Elisabeth Marie Zeller
Elisabeth Marie Zeller, 26, will be recognized as the outstanding senior at the university’s 123rd Commencement June 13 in Seattle. She is receiving bachelor’s degrees in history and economics.
The University of Washington’s Class of 1998 totals 9,952, a preliminary count of undergraduate, graduate and professional students receiving degrees at three Commencement ceremonies.
June 8, 1998
University of Washington plays key role in space map project
The University of Washington is a key player in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, an ambitious new effort to create the first-ever digital map of the heavens.
Wanted: More women and minority engineers to meet industry demand
The numbers paint a grim picture. While women and minorities are projected to make up 68 percent of new entrants to the U.S. labor force by the year 2000, only a small fraction of them are likely be trained as scientists and engineers.« Previous Page Next Page »