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August 19, 2013

University of Washington again ranked 16th best in world

News and Information

The University of Washington again ranked 16th among universities around the world in a recent study by the Center for World-Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.

Students from unique summer research programs share their work

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Undergraduates who participated in a variety of research programs over the summer will share their work

Magma can survive in upper crust for hundreds of millennia

News and Information

Research shows reservoirs of silica-rich magma, which causes the most explosive volcanic eruptions, can persist in Earth’s upper crust for hundreds of thousands of years without erupting.

August 16, 2013

News Digest: New annual-leave sharing program for organ donors, Honor: Allan Devol and Barbara Hickey

UW launches annual-leave sharing program for organ donors || UW oceanographers named AGU Fellows

UW Dentistry tackles a job for Huskies: mouth guards

School Of Dentistry

The winning smiles of the UW Huskies will be protected on the football field with customized mouth guards from UW Pediatric Dentistry.

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Helping Puget Sound shed its armor

News and Information

August 14, 2013

Scientists want a detailed picture of Mount St. Helens’ plumbing

News and Information

Earth scientists are laying plans for a two-year study designed to develop a better understanding of how Mount St. Helens gets its supply of volcanic magma.

UW geographer devises a way for China to resolve its ‘immigration’ dilemma

News and Information

University of Washington geographer Kam Wing Chan is in China this week, explaining how that country can dismantle its 55-year-old system that limits rural laborers from moving to and settling in cities and qualifying for basic social benefits.

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Earth orbit changes were key to Antarctic warming that ended last ice age

News and Information

New ice core research shows that the warming that ended the last ice age in Antarctica began at least 2,000 years earlier than previously thought.

UW garners highest score possible, named again to Green Honor Roll

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The University of Washington has again been named to the Princeton Review’s Green Honor Roll, receiving the highest score possible for the 2012-13 academic year.

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