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July 1, 2013

Calming your dog’s anxiety during noisy Fourth of July

News and Information

Dog owners everywhere feel a pang of anxiety as the Fourth of July approaches. Will their pooch simply hide under the bed when fireworks go off or run for the hills? If you’re the owner of a dog with noise phobias, what can you do?

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Work this summer extends reach of cabled deep-ocean observatory

News and Information

A UW research vessel leaves July 2 for six weeks at sea, during which oceanographers will install miles of cable for a new type of deep-sea observatory.

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June 28, 2013

UW student creates unusual world map

News and Information

June 27, 2013

Competitive STEM program at UW targets deaf, hard of hearing students

News and Information

The Summer Academy for Advancing Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Computing at the University of Washington is the only program of its kind in the nation that offers a full quarter of academic credit to incoming college students or those who just finished their first year.

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UW gas-, electric-powered cars claim 1st and 2nd in national contest

News and Information

The University of Washington Formula Motorsports team took first place at the Formula Society of Automotive Engineers competition held June 19-22 in Lincoln, Neb.

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Kiana Scott appointed as new student regent

News and Information

Gov. Jay Inslee announced that he has appointed Kiana M. Scott, a graduate student in communication, as the student representative on the University of Washington Board of Regents, effective July 2.

June 26, 2013

Pharmacy students learn TB screening

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Ninety-one UW pharmacy students became certified in TB screening through collaborative training from the State Department of Public Health, the Washington State Pharmacy Association and the UW School of Pharmacy.

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Working for Justice in El Salvador

News and Information

Dentistry names new oral surgery chair

School Of Dentistry

Thomas B. Dodson of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine will become chair the UW Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Sept. 1.

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June 25, 2013

More women pick computer science if media nix outdated ‘nerd’ stereotype

News and Information

The media often portray computer scientists as nerdy males with poor social skills. But a UW psychologist found women will want to study computer science if they don’t buy into the stereotypes.

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