September 30, 2013
UW researchers helped draft international assessment of climate change
UW faculty members were among international researchers who compiled the fifth climate-change assessment report. The UW will host a seminar Tuesday, Oct. 1 with some of the Seattle-area authors.Chris Bretherton, climate change, College of the Environment, Dennis Hartmann, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Global Citizens, School of Oceanography
UW engineers invent programming language to build synthetic DNA
A team led by the University of Washington has developed a programming language for chemistry that it hopes will streamline efforts to design a network that can guide the behavior of chemical-reaction mixtures in the same way that embedded electronic controllers guide cars, robots and other devices.College of Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering, Georg Seelig
September 26, 2013
History lecture series to explore slavery in making of America
The UW history department will review America’s history of slavery from four different angles in its annual lecture series, which begins on Oct. 23.Department of History, Global Citizens, Lynn Thomas, Moon-Ho Jung, Stephanie Camp, Stephanis Smallwood
Arts Roundup: Exhibits, lectures — and Chris Thile performs at Meany
School has started and this week provides an array of arts events on campus and off, including a performance by mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile and the first lecture in the School of Drama’s performing art lecture series.
September 25, 2013
Shiny new Odegaard library greets students
UW students are being greeted by a spiffy new version of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library following a nearly $17 million makeover, the first in the library’s 41-year history.
‘Green jobs’ loosely defined in job creation grants
Digital applications can enable or limit, say authors of ‘The App Generation’
There’s often “an app for that” these days, but for young people such digital shortcuts can be as limiting as they are convenient, says the University of Washington co-author of a new book titled “The App Generation.”digital apps, Katie Davis, The UW Information School
September 23, 2013
News Digest: Flu clinics this fall, help with new K-12 standards, public events about Middle East
Flu clinics in October, November || UW helping with new science, engineering standards for K-12 || Jackson School to hold public events about Middle East
September 20, 2013
Myth busting: Why so many spiders in late summer?
September 19, 2013
Cognitive rehabilitation improves brain function in cancer survivors
A new study shows that cancer survivors who experience memory and thinking problems may benefit from cognitive rehabilitation.« Previous Page Next Page »