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October 14, 1997

1997 Autumn Quarter enrollments at University of Washington

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The University of Washington’s main campus 1997 Autumn Quarter enrollment is 35,367, including 853 students in the Evening Degree Program instituted in autumn 1990.

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October 13, 1997

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

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 Hospital and Regional Medical Center.

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Move over El Niño, a major new climate cycle has been discovered, and it lasts for decades

It looks like El Niño, it feels like El Niño, and if you are watching fish stocks, reservoir levels or farm production, you would say it is El Niño.

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October 9, 1997

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

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.

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

Youth sports should be a rewarding, positive experience for children. But all too often these activities aren’t and become a childhood nightmare filled with emotional abuse and negativity.

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October 8, 1997

Using one liver to save two lives: University of Washington expands split-liver transplant program

In an effort to make maximum use of a scarce resource, University of Washington Medical Center is now offering split-liver transplants — an effort that could save up to 26 more lives each year.

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The UW, coming soon to a high school near you

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The University of Washington admissions office is moving to a more active mode in working with prospective students and high schools throughout the state of Washington.

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October 7, 1997

UW, community groups send draft City-University Agreement to city of Seattle

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The University of Washington and 13 university-area community groups have transmitted to the City of Seattle a draft agreement governing future development by the UW on the university’s Seattle campus.

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UW to help lead $20 million earthquake hazard prevention project

University of Washington researchers will play a leading role in a $20 million effort to identify and mitigate potential earthquake hazards in urban areas along the Pacific coast.

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October 6, 1997

Life-like simulator readies health professionals for real-life emergencies

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

The patient is Mr. Jones. His chart says he’s a 28-year-old male with a nail embedded in his foot. The students are told to ready him for general anesthesia. Mr. Jones has been through this before. He is a computerized, full-size mannequin, programmed to respond to treatment. As in life, he pulls through his ordeals just fine most of the time.

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