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November 19, 2012
UW astronomers find that planets orbiting white and brown dwarfs are unlikely to be good candidates for sustaining life.Department of Astronomy • planetary science
November 16, 2012
Joe Janes goes back to the fifteenth century and the work of Johannes Gutenberg for this installment in his series of podcasts, Documents that Changed the World.
Nelson, and several other School of Pharmacy alumni, were honored for their contributions to their profession, their patients and their community at large.
November 15, 2012
Art is on display this week at the School of Social Work and on sale at the School of Art. Plus, there’s ballet, drama, a concerto competition and a two-day conference on feminist art.
November 14, 2012
Nominations are due next month for many Awards of Excellence categories including a new award for teaching innovation.
UW audiologists blogging this week about work in Brazil || Information School holds 2012 Research Fair Thursday || Richard Catalano becomes American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare Fellow || Public health association adopts water resolution written by UW students || Campus memorial for David Olson || Harry Bridges Center celebrates 20 years
In Bangladesh as elsewhere, women are empowered by working outside the home. But new research from the University of Washington shows such work can also increase the threat of domestic violence for some Bangladeshi wives. The study brings to light how the South Asian nation is seeing a change in relations within the household, with…Global Citizens
November 13, 2012
UW and other colleges in the land of legalized pot say they still won’t allow students to smoke marijuana.
UW researchers find the flash flood was set off by a string of unusual weather events similar to those that caused catastrophic U.S. floods in the 1970s.Global Citizens
The foremost analyst of Finland’s superior education system will present a public lecture from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 in 210 Kane Hall.
November 9, 2012
The UW Board of Regents yesterday approved a name change to the William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics, recognizing the shared history of UW aeronautics and The Boeing Company, and honoring the man who launched them both.
November 8, 2012
The approach could lead to cell therapy treatments for some of the blood-forming disorders that accompany the common genetic condition.
The University of Washington will commemorate Veterans Day with a ceremony at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 11 near the Medal of Honor Memorial at the foot of Memorial Way.
Mitchell, honored for her work with stroke survivors, is involved in improving the lives of cardiovascular disease patients who have depression.
The University of Washington has become the first university nationally to sign the e-Stewards Enterprise Commitment, a pledge to be globally responsible in recycling electronic equipment.e-Stewards Enterprise Commitment • recycling
The School of Drama leads this busy week in the arts on campus that also includes a weekend workshop at the Henry Art Gallery and a performance by the Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet.
November 7, 2012
November 6, 2012
UW offers free tool to manage power usage, patch common software || UW receives first Upward Bound math-science grant in state || Sam Wasser, conservation canines earn Alberta environmental award
November 5, 2012
Washington state’s housing market continued to improve during the third quarter of 2012 as median selling prices and the number of homes sold both increased, according to the Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies at the University of Washington. Existing home sales increased 3.4 percent from the second quarter, to seasonally adjusted annual rate of…
The Center for Multicultural Education, part of the University of Washington’s College of Education, will celebrate its 20th year with a conference and book launch Friday, Nov. 9.Global Citizens
November 2, 2012
A training event prepared 450 health sciences students for interprofessional teamwork and reminded them they aren’t alone in making tough clinical decisions.
Celebrating the University of Washington’s 151st birthday. Learn more about W Day. See additional photos on UW’s official Facebook page.
November 1, 2012
George Lovell, UW associate professor of political science, is the author of “This Is Not Civil Rights: Discovering Rights Talk in 1939 America,” published in October by University of Chicago Press. He answered a few questions about his book for UW Today. What is the basic concept behind “This is Not Civil Rights”? The book…
A bustling week in UW arts as we head into a rainy November. Common Book author Sarah Lawrence-Lightfoot speaks, violist Melia Watras reteams with an old colleague, the School of Drama starts its season and more.
October 31, 2012
The latest Document that Changed the World: The 18 ½-minute gap in President Richard Nixon’s White House tapes.
October 30, 2012
Governor appoints Matthew O’Donnell to aerospace board || Women’s self-defense classes start Thursday || Transportation Services launches survey of commuters || Bicyclists invited to Ride in the Rain || Runstad fellows present observations of Istanbul || Institute awarded $6.29 million to reduce health disparities
Victoria Lawson, a UW geography professor, will kick off the 2012-2013 Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities series with a talk Nov. 7 titled “A Crisis of Care and a Crisis of Borders: Towards Caring Citizenship.”
October 29, 2012
An autism intervention program that emphasizes social interactions improves cognitive skills and brain responses to faces, the first demonstration that an intensive behavioral intervention can change brain function in toddlers with autism.« Previous Page Next Page »