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October 14, 2013

UW Fall 2013 enrollment: Largest freshman class ever

News and Information

The University of Washington in Seattle reports its largest freshman class in history at 6,255 students, according to the Office of Admissions.

Federal shutdown could hamper quake response

News and Information

October 10, 2013

Arts Roundup: Music, film, drama, lectures — and Chamber Dance Company

This week, the Chamber Dance Company’s 2013 concert is the icing on the cake in a busy week of arts events that also includes the School of Drama’s opening of “The Real Inspector Hound” and the Emerson String Quartet performing with School of Music Professor Craig Sheppard.

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UW Combined Fund Drive’s Charity Fair and Silent Auction Oct. 16

UW Human Resources Marketing & Communications

The UW Combined Fund Drive, part of the state’s workplace giving campaign, kicks off with a Charity Fair & Silent Auction on Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the HUB north ballroom.

October 9, 2013

News Digest: New employee housing, Carlos Pellegrini installed as president, Math Across Campus kicks off, Honor: Gerry Philipsen, health and safety nominations open

Ground broken for employee housing || Carlos Pellegrini installed as president || Math Across Campus considers challenge of sustainability || Gerry Philipsen honored by communication association || UW Health and Safety Committee nominations close Nov. 1

New strategy lets cochlear implant users hear music

News and Information

University of Washington scientists have developed a new way of processing the signals in cochlear implants to help users hear music better. The technique lets users perceive differences between musical instruments, a significant improvement from what standard cochlear implants can offer.

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October 8, 2013

Profile: Brian Wansink, Slim By Design author and 2013 Hogness Lecturer

UW Health Sciences & UW Medicine

Wansink explores mindless eating and how cues in our environment lead us to eat too much of the wrong foods.

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Major funding awarded for research on drugs taken during pregnancy

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Pharmacists and physicians will be looking at prescription and illicit drugs taken during pregnancy to evaluate risks to mothers and their fetuses.

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UW, local company building innovative deep-sea manned submarine

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The UW, Boeing and an Everett company are building a carbon-fiber submersible that will carry five passengers almost 2 miles deep.

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October 7, 2013

Rheba de Tornyay, dean emeritus of School of Nursing, dies at 87

News and Information

The distinguished career of a nursing pioneer and UW faculty member came to a close on Sept. 27 with the death of Dean Emeritus Rheba de Tornyay.

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