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June 19, 2013

UW seventh in world for articles in Nature and Nature’s research journals

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The University of Washington has been ranked seventh in the world for the number of journal articles published in 2012 in Nature or one of Nature’s main monthly research journals, some of the most widely cited journals in science.

Detour ahead: Cities, farms reroute animals seeking cooler climes

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In the first broad-scale study of its kind, UW led research finds half a dozen regions that could provide some of the Western Hemisphere’s more heavily used thoroughfares for mammals, birds and amphibians seeking cooler environments in a warming world.

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June 17, 2013

Fiber-optic pen helps see inside brains of children with learning disabilities

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For less than $100, University of Washington researchers have designed a computer-interfaced drawing pad that helps scientists see inside the brains of children with learning disabilities while they read and write.

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June 15, 2013

Photo Gallery: 2013 UW Commencement

Other Galleries UW Bothell UW Tacoma The University of Washington celebrated its 138th Commencement on June 15, 2013 at CenturyLink Field in downtown Seattle. Jon Huntsman, former U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, U.S. Ambassador to China, and Governor of Utah, was the featured speaker. Photos by Mary Levin / University of Washington

June 14, 2013

Documents that Changed the World: Alfred Binet’s IQ test, 1905

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With students huddled over spring quarter finals campuswide, the latest podcast in the Documents that Changed the World series seems particularly timely: It’s about intelligence testing.

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Awards of Excellence ceremony recognizes colleagues, distinguished alumni, top scholars

Individuals who have made important contributions to the UW were honored June 13 at the annual Awards of Excellence ceremony.

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UW geneticist flying high over Supreme Court ruling

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June 13, 2013

President Young appoints Sexual Assault Task Force

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UW President Michael K. Young has appointed a task force that will provide a comprehensive report on programs for prevention of and response to sexual assault among students.

Philip Howard’s new book explores digital media role in Arab Spring

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Philip Howard, associate professor of communication, answers a few questions about his book with doctoral student Muzammil Hussain, “Demoracy’s Fourth Wave: Digital Media and the Arab Spring.”

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UW research: World population could be nearly 11 billion by 2100

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A new United Nations analysis, using statistical methods developed at the University of Washington, shows the world population could reach nearly 11 billion by the end of the century, about 800 million more people than the previous projection issued in 2011.

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