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October 10, 2014

Engineering lecture series focuses on technologies for the heart

News and Information

The University of Washington’s College of Engineering 2014 fall lecture series will feature faculty researchers in engineering and medicine who are improving cardiac medical care with new technologies.

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Citizen science key to keeping pace with environmental change

News and Information

Better integration of citizen science into professional science is a growing consideration at the UW and elsewhere.

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October 9, 2014

Migrating animals’ pee affects ocean chemistry

News and Information

Tiny animals migrating from the ocean’s surface to the sunless depths helps shape our oceans. During the daylight hours below the surface the animals release ammonia, the equivalent of our urine, that plays a significant role in marine chemistry, particularly in low-oxygen zones.

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October 8, 2014

Arts Roundup: Drama, music — and Anne Hamilton’s ‘The Common S E N S E’

Fall is a busy time for the arts on campus, with a dizzying array of performances and exhibitions to take advantage of.

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Jackson School centers receive $16 million for international education

Jackson School

The University of Washington’s Jackson School of International Studies has received funding from the U.S. Department of Education for all eight of its Title VI centers — with grants of more than $16 million to be awarded over four years.

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Renowned dances meticulously restaged for Chamber Dance Company’s ‘On the Edge’

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The UW Chamber Dance Company presents restaging of well-known dances by choreographers Nacho Duato, Susan Marshall, Danial Shapiro and Joanie Smith in “On the Edge,” Oct. 9-12 in Meany Hall.

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UW fusion reactor concept could be cheaper than coal

News and Information

University of Washington engineers have designed a concept for a fusion reactor that, when scaled up to the size of a large electrical power plant, would rival costs for a new coal-fired plant with similar electrical output.

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October 7, 2014

Toddlers regulate behavior to avoid making adults angry

Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences

UW researchers have found that children as young as 15 months can detect anger in other people’s social interactions and then modify their own behavior.

October 3, 2014

University of Washington and Washington State University announce Memorandum of Understanding on medical education expansion

SPOKANE, Wash. – Leadership at the University of Washington and Washington State University today announced they have reached an agreement that will mutually dissolve their WWAMI partnership and provide a pathway to pursue separate solutions to address the state’s medical education needs and physician shortage. In order to provide the greatest benefit to the state

Board of Regents — Oct. 9 meeting

The Board of Regents will hold meetings Thursday, Oct. 9, in the UW Tower Board Room, 22nd floor. The full schedule and agendas are available online.

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