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UW cystic fibrosis researcher receives 928-ton accolade – an oil barge christened in her name

UW cystic fibrosis researcher receives 928-ton accolade – an oil barge christened in her name

Posted: October 13, 1997

It may well be the "biggest" honor ever bestowed upon a UW researcher: A Seattle-based shipping company will christen its newest vessel, a 25,000-barrel oil barge, the "Bonnie R." in honor of Dr. Bonnie Ramsey, professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine and director of the Cystic Fibrosis Center at Children's… Read more »


Washington Council for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, UW to launch statewide series of workshops for youth sport coaches

Washington Council for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, UW to launch statewide series of workshops for youth sport coaches

Posted: October 9, 1997

The Washington Council for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect and a University of Washington sport psychologist are teaming up to hold a series of 10 workshops across Washington to train at least a thousand coaches and make participation in youth athletics a more positive experience for youngsters, parents and coaches. Read more »


Top students graduate from an intensive summer of cloning, coatings and controlling mosquitoes

Top students graduate from an intensive summer of cloning, coatings and controlling mosquitoes

Posted: October 2, 1997

They spent their summer working in the lab instead of enjoying the sunshine, studying everything from cloning and protective coatings to mosquito control. On Friday, they will get their reward. At a reception at the University of Washington's Kane Hall, 50 undergraduates will be honored for their summer research sponsored by the Washington Space Grant… Read more »