February 27, 2014
University of Washington computer scientists have built a low-cost gesture recognition system that runs without batteries and lets users control their electronic devices hidden from sight with simple hand movements. The prototype, called “AllSee,” uses existing TV signals as both a power source and the means for detecting a user’s gesture command.
February 26, 2014
Exhibit openings, music, theater and dance performances fill this especially busy week in the arts.
German, Finnish and U.S. scientists have discovered how gas wafting from coniferous trees creates particles that can reflect sunlight or promote formation of clouds.
A three-year survey of whales in the Bering Strait reveals that many species of whales are using the narrow waterway, while shipping and commercial traffic also increase.
February 25, 2014
Migdal, UW professor of international studies, discusses his latest book, “Shifting Sands: The United States in the Middle East.”
February 24, 2014
The University of Washington’s School of Social Work will launch a new center – called the Healthy Generations Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Social Work – with a public lecture and reception Thursday, Feb. 27.
Tickets available starting Tuesday for Justice Sotomayor visit || Donate frequent flyer miles to UW Combined Fund Drive, Make-A-Wish
Oceanographers have found that archaea, a type of marine microbe, can produce B-12 vitamins in the ocean.
February 21, 2014
Writers to gather in Seattle for literary conference || Classics department wins new award for professional equity
February 20, 2014
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 478-136-041, Alcoholic Beverage Policy, and WAC 478-137-050, Limitations on Use Statutes Authorizing the University to Adopt Rules on This Subject: RCW 28B.20.130. Reasons Why Rules on This Subject May Be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Due to recent changes in the state Liquor Control Board’s rules for the special« Previous Page Next Page »