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January 14, 1997

Hubble team reveals a stellar odd couple among thousands of suns in the Milky Way

Astronomers are shining new light on a stellar odd couple, one partner being “consumed” by the other, nestled among thousands of suns at the center of a star cluster in the Milky Way. The strange pair are emitting intense radiation in both ultraviolet light and in X-rays.

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Hubble team reveals a stellar odd couple among thousands of suns in the Milky Way

Astronomers are shining new light on a stellar odd couple, one partner being “consumed” by the other, nestled among thousands of suns at the center of a star cluster in the Milky Way

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UW Medical Center seeks patients for clinical trial of improved cochlear implant to restore hearing

People with severe hearing loss, as well as profoundly deaf persons, may be candidates for a new cochlear implant about to undergo clinical trials at University of Washington Medical Center.

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January 9, 1997

UW president appoints search committee for vice president for medical affairs and dean of medicine

University of Washington President Richard L. McCormick today announced the appointment of a search committee for the position of vice president for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine.

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January 8, 1997

UW Scholar Center supports South Seattle and Renton students in academics

The Samuel E. Kelly Scholars Center is following the reputation of the man it is named after. Named in honor of the UW’s first vice president for minority affairs who is considered by many to be a legend and a powerful leader in Seattle’s African American community, the center has paid the SAT registration fees for 15 students and driven students to test centers on two occasions.

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UW Biology Students From Underrepresented Groups Help Each Other Succeed

Several UW biology students are showing their appreciation of receiving tutorial services by becoming tutors themselves.

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January 7, 1997

UW Nursing Students Travel Abroad to Receive Hands-On Training and Life Enriching Experiences

Using money from unrestricted, private gifts given to the School of Nursing, the Dean’s Club Special Scholars program has helped to send more than 50 students around the world to work in areas where the culture is unlike their own.

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January 2, 1997

So you made New Year’s resolutions: Now UW researchers want to know what they are and why people do or don’t keep them

University of Washington researchers are looking for a few good New Year’s resolutions. In fact, they want to know about the resolutions made by several thousand Puget Sound residents.

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December 31, 1996

Infrared technology makes it possible to “see” breaking waves in open ocean as never before

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A new remote infrared imaging technique has given scientists a promising way to better understand breaking waves, according to a report in this week’s issue of Nature.

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Infrared technology makes it possible to “see” breaking waves in open ocean as never before

News and Information

A new remote infrared imaging technique has given scientists a promising way to better understand breaking waves, according to a report in this week’s issue of Nature

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