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April 8, 1997

Health Sciences Open House coming April 25 and 26

“Health Connections ’97″ is the theme of the 27th open house. The event will include more than 80 interactive, high-tech and educational exhibits staffed by physicians, nurses, dentists and other medical and educational personnel.

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How much old-growth forest is there?

It all depends who you ask, how they map woods and analyze data, says geographer

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April 3, 1997

First heart patient successfully treated with new laser surgery at University of Washington Medical Center

The first patient to participate in a clinical trial of a new laser heart surgery technique at University of Washington Medical Center is now recovering at home. The technique, called transmyocardial revascularization (TMR), creates new pathways for blood to reach oxygen-starved heart tissue in patients with coronary artery disease.

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April 2, 1997

Candidate for vice president for medical affairs/dean of medicine scheduled to visit UW campus for interviews

The first invitation has been issued for a candidate for the position of vice president for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine to visit the University of Washington campus for formal interviews later this month.

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Self-confidence is a key factor for females pursuing non-traditional fields

Many women enrolled in science and engineering classes at the University of Washington suffer a steep drop in self-confidence following their freshman year and never fully recover, according to a six-year study that will be discussed at the seventh annual Women in Science and Engineering Conference.

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March 27, 1997

Biosolids power plants taking hold in unused roadbeds and log landings

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Today the demand for biosolids as a fertilizer and soil conditioner outstrips the supply in this state, according to Chuck Henry, research associate professor with the College of Forest Resources at the University of Washington.

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March 25, 1997

UW’s department of astronomy will host a public open house to provide a close-up view of Comet Hale-Bopp

That brilliant visitor to the Northwest sky, Comet Hale-Bopp, will be up close and personal at the University of Washington’s department of astronomy this week.

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March 24, 1997

Humans have feared comets, other celestial phenomena through the ages

This is the third of a series of releases about Comet Hale-Bopp, which is now at its brightest.

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March 21, 1997

New UW alumni executive director appointed

The University of Washington and the UW Alumni Association announced today the appointment of David P. Fagerlie as the new assistant vice president for alumni affairs and executive director of the University of Washington Alumni Association.

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March 20, 1997

Lee L. Huntsman selected as University of Washington provost

UW President Richard L. McCormick announced today that he will recommend to the Board of Regents Friday, March 21, that Lee L. Huntsman be appointed provost and vice president for academic affairs, effective immediately.

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