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April 23, 1997

South Seattle resident is among four UW undergraduates to win national scholarship awards

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Four University of Washington students, including a South Seattle resident, have been awarded one of the most prestigious national scholarships for mathematics, science, and engineering majors.

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April 21, 1997

Wyoming will enter University of Washington medical school’s multi-state educational partnership

The University of Washington School of Medicine will enter into a regional medical education partnership with Wyoming, Dr. John B. Coombs, acting vice president for medical affairs and acting dean of the School of Medicine, announced today, April 21.

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April 18, 1997

UW faculty members appointed to Pew Health Professions Commission

University of Washington faculty members Ruth Ballweg and Dr. Mimi Fields have been named to the third phase of the Pew Health Professions Commission.

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The elusive neutrino may not be disappearing at all, but simply changing its “flavor”

Like the Cheshire cat, the elusive neutrino particle can appear and disappear, seemingly at will. And like the smile on the face of the Cheshire cat, the neutrino may be a mere wisp, or have actual substance.

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April 17, 1997

Get Fit For Summer: UW Physicians sponsor free talks at REI

University of Washington Physicians are sponsoring a free series of talks on Get Fit For Summer, at the REI main store, 222 Yale Ave. N. in Seattle.

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UW Health Sciences Open House to feature latest medical advances

See, hear and touch the latest advances in medical teaching, research and patient care at the University of Washington Health Sciences Open House Friday and Saturday, April 25 and 26, at the UW Health Sciences Center, 1959 N.E. Pacific St.

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“TREEmendous Forest Story” is theme for Arbor Day

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Flood waters will rise and fire will befriend the forest when thousands of elementary-school youngsters descend on the University of Washington April 24, 25 and 26.

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April 16, 1997

Race puts UW engineering students up a creek with a concrete canoe

A group of University of Washington civil engineering students will compete April 27 in concrete canoe races on Lake Sammamish.

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April 14, 1997

Gun Ownership and Domestic Violence: A Lethal Combination

Gunshot wounds are the single most common cause of death for women in the home, accounting for 42 percent of suicides and 46 percent of homicides, concludes a study released today.

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University of Washington discovery may point the way to new treatment for hepatitis C cases that do not respond to interferon therapy

Researchers at the University of Washington report in the April 14, 1997 issue of Virology that they may have an explanation for why the currently approved drug treatment for hepatitis C is ineffective much of the time. The drug, recombinant alpha interferon, is ineffective in 60 to 80 percent of cases.

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