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November 7, 2014

Board of Regents — Nov. 13 meeting

The Board of Regents will hold their Regular Meeting at 12:45 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in the Petersen Room of Allen Library. The full schedule and agendas are available online.

Undergrads use sonar to uncover Lake Union shipwrecks

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Undergraduates this week were among the first people to try the latest in seafloor mapping technology — and use it to image a shipwreck on Seattle’s urban lake.

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November 6, 2014

Public notice: Availability of final environmental impact statement — animal research facility

Public Notice University Of Washington Pursuant to the provisions of WAC 197-11-460 & 510 and WAC 478-324-140, the University of Washington hereby provides public notice of the: Availability of final environmental impact statement (FSEIS*) Project Name: Animal Research and Care Facility Proponent: University of Washington — Seattle Campus Description of Proposal: Construction of a below

Zebrafish stripped of stripes

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Within weeks of publishing surprising new insights about how zebrafish get their stripes, University of Washington researchers now explain how to “erase” them.

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November 5, 2014

Arts Roundup: Art, music — and ‘Sweet Charity’

This week in the arts features an array of film, exhibitions, music and musical theater to enjoy—one of the highlights being “Sweet Charity,” the debut production of the new Musical Theater program.

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UW Ebola preparedness plans reflect changing situation

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Well-informed precautions are being taken to protect the UW community and the public.

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Incorporate more voices to loosen conservation gridlock, scientists urge

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More diverse voices could help break a deadlock gripping the conservation community, say 238 co-signatories – including a dozen from the University of Washington.

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UW study shows direct brain interface between humans

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University of Washington researchers have successfully replicated a direct brain-to-brain connection between pairs of people as part of a scientific study following the team’s initial demonstration a year ago.

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November 4, 2014

‘Future proofing’: Present protections against challenges to come

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You can’t predict the future, but you can prepare for it — that’s the thinking behind architect (and architecture graduate student and UW staff member) Brian Rich and his principles of “future proofing” existing and historical buildings.

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October 31, 2014

Study: Expansion of UW medical school in Spokane is state’s lowest-cost, highest-quality and most-immediate solution

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The University of Washington’s plan to double the size of its medical school in Spokane is “clearly the most cost-effective option” to meet the physician workforce needs in Eastern Washington and throughout the state, according to an independent study by research firm Tripp Umbach. The study also found that Eastern Washington currently cannot support two

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