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UW sensors take chemical analysis out of lab and into the field

UW sensors take chemical analysis out of lab and into the field

Posted: August 29, 1997

Doctors needing chemical analyses such as blood tests to make life-saving diagnosis and treatment decisions soon won't have to lose precious time waiting for results to come back from the lab. New hand-held sensor technology developed at the University of Washington will allow physicians to bring a sophisticated "laboratory" directly to their patients for instant,… Read more »


Freshman Convocation Sept. 28

Freshman Convocation Sept. 28

Posted: August 25, 1997

At least two thousand freshmen, their parents and guests are expected to attend the 1997 UW Freshman Convocation, to be held at noon, Sunday, Sept. 28 in Meany Hall for the Performing Arts. Read more »


Is same-sex marriage the death-knell for matrimony?

Is same-sex marriage the death-knell for matrimony?

Posted: August 18, 1997

Reports of the death of American marriage, like the famous pronouncement of Mark Twain's early demise, may be premature. But exactly where the state of matrimony is headed in the wake of the Hawaiian same-sex marriage case is a question a University of Washington sociologist and commentator on mores will explore when she participates in… Read more »