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April 7, 2014

President Young announces Medical Education Advisory Council membership

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

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.

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

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

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.

Science-themed music videos boost scientific literacy, study shows

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.

New book explores ‘frontier’ metaphor in science

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

March 31, 2014

UW experts part of technical team investigating Snohomish County mudslide

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.

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

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

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