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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.

June 12, 2013

Silicon-based nanoparticles could make LEDs cheaper, greener to produce

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Researchers at the University of Washington have created a material they say would make LEDs cheaper and greener to manufacture, driving down costs to consumers.

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June 11, 2013

Chuck Sloane selected as university ombud

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University of Washington President Michael K. Young has selected Chuck Sloane to be University Ombud, starting this July.

138th Commencement for UW’s Seattle campus — 1:30 p.m. June 15 at CenturyLink Field

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About 5,000 graduates, a record number, are expected to attend the University of Washington commencement ceremonies at CenturyLink Field in Seattle on June 15.

News Digest: Awards of Excellence program and reception Thursday, Honor: Estella Leopold

Awards recognize faculty, staff, alumni, top scholars || Paleontological Society gives highest honor to Estella Leopold

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