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August 25, 1997

Freshman Convocation Sept. 28

News and Information

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.

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August 20, 1997

University of Washington researchers call for routine testing of expectant women

While there is never a good time to acquire a herpes infection, contracting the virus late in pregnancy can prove catastrophic for the newborn child, with a high risk of severe brain damage or death from neonatal herpes.

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A ‘CAT scan’ of Mount Rainier provides the first look inside potential earthquake hazards in the volcano’s backyard

University of Washington researchers have made the first detailed study of the possible trigger for a devastating eruption.

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August 18, 1997

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

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 a symposium at noon today (Aug. 18) in the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers.

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

Reports of the death of American marriage, like the famous pronouncement of Mark Twain’s early demise, may be premature.

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Is Chicago No. 1 or No. 23 among most livable cities? It all depends on how you look at the numbers

Where Chicago belongs on a list of the continent’s best places to live is a matter of statistics and how they are compiled, according to Geoff Loftus, a University of Washington psychology professor and co-author of the 1996 edition of “Places Rated Almanac.”

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Intel awards University of Washington $5.9 million in computer equipment and service

The University of Washington will receive $5.9 million in state-of-the-art computer equipment and service from Intel Corp. as part of the company’s $85 million Technology for Education 2000 Program.

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August 16, 1997

Health Source: Medical News from the University of Washington

Medical News from the University of Washington

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August 12, 1997

Learning self-defense teaches women far more than just how to protect themselves, it kick starts self- esteem

Learning self-defense skills benefits women in ways that extend beyond discovering how to protect themselves. It also boosts their self- esteem and positively affects their personality, according to a new University of Washington study.

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Learning self-defense teaches women far more than just how to protect themselves, it kick starts self-esteem

Learning self-defense skills benefits women in ways that extend beyond discovering how to protect themselves. It also boosts their self- esteem and positively affects their personality, according to a new University of Washington study.

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