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.
August 12, 1998
UW Medical Center opens Iron Overload Clinic
Hemochromatosis — also called iron overload syndrome — is the most common genetic disease in the United States, affecting approximately 1 in 300 people. If caught at an early stage, patients with hemochromatosis can live a normal, healthy life. A new clinic to help identify and treat hemochromatosis has opened at University of Washington Medical Center.
If you have a real hankering for the taste of salt, it may stem from your mother’s morning sickness
It turns out that people’s preference for salt may have been imprinted while they were still in their mother’s womb, according to University of Washington psychologists.
Eastern Washington outranks Texas for above-normal July heat
There’s no denying July was unbearably, deadly hot in Texas. But when it came to higher-than-normal mercury readings, Eastern Washington ranked well ahead of most of the Southwest.
UW scientists discover a gene that causes deafness and dizziness in mice
August 10, 1998
Transatlantic crossing attempt by Aerosonde miniature autonomous aircraft moving ahead with new itinerary
Aviation authorities from the United Kingdom have given final regulatory approval to The Insitu Group of Bingen, Wash., and the University of Washington to attempt the first transatlantic crossing by an autonomous aircraft.
July 30, 1998
Mentoring curriculum shares lessons from award-winning UW program
As the gap widens between industry’s demand for a diverse, well-trained work force and the available labor supply, mentoring is becoming an increasingly important bridge to success for women pursuing science and engineering careers.
July 24, 1998
Project Astro enters second year of stargazing for K-12 students
University of Washington astronomers, with an assist from local amateur astronomical societies, are preparing to head into Puget Sound-area schools for the second year to bring hands-on science experience to K-12 students.« Previous Page Next Page »