January 15, 2014
University of Washington environmental engineers are launching a new study to try to understand how climate change will affect streamflow patterns in the Columbia River Basin. The team will look at the impact of glaciers on the river system, the range of possible streamflow changes and how much water will flow in the river at hundreds of locations in future years.
January 13, 2014
As provost and president of the University of Washington, Ana Mari Cauce and I fully endorse the statement from the Association of American Universities, the 62 leading public and private universities in North America and of which the University of Washington is a member, opposing a proposed boycott by American higher education institutions of universities
Slideshow includes with images sketched by Jack DeLap, UW doctoral candidate in environmental and forestry sciences.
The national, decade-long ACTIVE study showed that cognitive training can help the elderly maintain certain thinking and reasoning skills useful in everyday life.
January 10, 2014
A clinical trial in Seattle is testing a technique developed at the UW that uses low-power ultrasound to reposition kidney stones.
January 9, 2014
University of Washington seismologists this week installed two strong-motion seismometers at CenturyLink Field in Seattle to augment an existing station in recording shaking from “earthquakes” expected on Saturday during the NFC divisional game between the Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints. The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network is preparing a special website at www.pnsn.org/seahawks for the
Despite their scary reputation, carnivores deserve credit for all kinds of ecological services when they eat grazing animals that gobble down young trees and other vegetation that could be holding carbon and protecting streams.
January 8, 2014
University of Washington astronomers and colleagues have measured the distance to galaxies six billion light-years away — about halfway back to the Big Bang — to an accuracy of just 1 percent.
With the new year come new events to entertain and inspire you. From the School of Music’s Littlefield Organ concert to a piano performance by Garrick Ohlsson presented by the UW World Series, discover what’s happening this coming week in the arts. VIVA! Exhibit: “Celebrating Latino/a Art, Activism & Life” Jan. 6-April 18 | First
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