UW Today

April 4, 2014

UW researchers, radar company conduct aerial surveys of Oso site

News and Information

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

Tagged with: , , ,

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.

Tagged with: , ,

Science-themed music videos boost scientific literacy, study shows

News and Information

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.

Tagged with: , , , ,

New book explores ‘frontier’ metaphor in science

News and Information

Leah Ceccarelli, professor of communication, discusses her well-reviewed new book “On the Frontier of Science: An American Rhetoric of Exploration and Exploitation.”

Tagged with: ,

March 31, 2014

UW experts part of technical team investigating Snohomish County mudslide

News and Information

A national team jointly led by a University of Washington geotechnical engineer and an engineering geologist will investigate what caused the March 22 mudslide in Snohomish County and what effects the disaster had on the nearby residential communities.

Tagged with: , , ,

School of Music’s Tom Collier celebrates ’60 Years Behind Bars’ with concert

School of Music

Longtime School of Music Professor Tom Collier celebrates 60 years of performing with a concert on April 2 in the Meany Studio Theater.

Tagged with: , , , ,

UW launches online bachelor’s degree completion program in social sciences

News and Information

A new UW online bachelor’s degree completion program in social sciences is intended to provide a flexible, lower-cost option for individuals who want to finish their college education without coming to campus.

Tagged with: ,

March 28, 2014

News Briefs: Minimum wage analysis; Climate change discussion; Suicide prevention bill

UW faculty analyze $15 minimum wage | Panel discussion on climate change April 1 | UW group helps pass suicide prevention bill

“Simming” a mile in others’ shoes

College of Arts & Sciences Communications

A waiter in a logging camp, Mexican migrant trying to cross into the U.S, and observer during an attack on an Iraqi village are examples of roles played by Scott Magelssen, a UW associate professor of drama, and described in his new book about simulated experiences.

Tagged with: ,

Documents that Changed the World: Mental disorder diagnostic manual, 1952

News and Information

Three little words fittingly kick off the latest installment of Joe Janes’ Documents that Changed the World podcast series: “Are you crazy?”

Tagged with: , ,
« Previous Page Next Page »