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April 9, 2014

Arts Roundup: Exhibits, lectures – and Music of Today

From the Burke’s new exhibit “Imagine That.,” highlighting some of the interesting objects they have amassed over the years, to an intimate Music of Today performance presented by the Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media and the School of Music, don’t miss out on these exciting events!

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Automated age-progression software lets you see how a child will age

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University of Washington engineers have developed software that automatically generates images of a young child’s face as it ages through a lifetime. The technique is the first fully automated approach for aging babies to adults that works with variable lighting, expressions and poses.

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April 8, 2014

Board of Regents — April 10 Special Meeting

The Board of Regents will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, April 10, at 3:30 p.m. by teleconference.  The meeting will be held in Room 142, Gerberding. The full agenda is available online.

April 7, 2014

President Young announces Medical Education Advisory Council membership

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UW President Michael K. Young has announced the appointment of an Advisory Council on Medical Education Access and Affordability,

Hundreds turn out for Ellen

The Ellen Show made a surprise visit to the University of Washington Monday, and hundreds of students turned out for a shot at appearing on national TV.

UW startup creates underwater robotics with a human touch

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A team of University of Washington scientists and engineers working at the Applied Physics Laboratory is creating a control system for underwater remotely operated vehicles, or ROVs. Researchers will demonstrate the technology at the SmartAmerica Challenge in Washington, D.C. in June.

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News digest: Students at Town Hall, home fair, renew passes and permits

UW student speaker series at Town Hall starts Wednesday || Home Improvement Fair Thursday || Time to renew annual parking permits, U-Pass

April 4, 2014

UW researchers, radar company conduct aerial surveys of Oso site

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UW researchers made some of the first aerial surveys over the Oso mudslide, using radar technology to map the condition immediately after the slide.

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April 2, 2014

Arts Roundup: Music, dance – and exhibit openings

With the start of spring quarter brings a fresh lineup of exciting events to attend on the Seattle campus.

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Science-themed music videos boost scientific literacy, study shows

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As the United States puts ever-greater emphasis on science, technology, engineering and mathematics education to keep competitive in the global economy, schools are trying to figure out how to improve student learning in science. University of Washington researchers think music may be the answer for some students.

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