September 25, 2013
Shiny new Odegaard library greets students
UW students are being greeted by a spiffy new version of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library following a nearly $17 million makeover, the first in the library’s 41-year history.
‘Green jobs’ loosely defined in job creation grants
Digital applications can enable or limit, say authors of ‘The App Generation’
There’s often “an app for that” these days, but for young people such digital shortcuts can be as limiting as they are convenient, says the University of Washington co-author of a new book titled “The App Generation.”digital apps, Katie Davis, The UW Information School
September 23, 2013
News Digest: Flu clinics this fall, help with new K-12 standards, public events about Middle East
Flu clinics in October, November || UW helping with new science, engineering standards for K-12 || Jackson School to hold public events about Middle East
September 20, 2013
Myth busting: Why so many spiders in late summer?
September 19, 2013
Cognitive rehabilitation improves brain function in cancer survivors
A new study shows that cancer survivors who experience memory and thinking problems may benefit from cognitive rehabilitation.
Arts Roundup: Photos, lectures — and new exhibits at the Henry Art Gallery
As the new school year gears up, the arts on campus come alive with an array of exhibits, lectures and performances to enjoy.
Mantas, devil rays butchered for apothecary trade now identifiable
Dried filters from the mouths of filter-feeding rays started appearing in apothecary shops in recent years, but there’s been no way to know which of these gentle-natured rays was being slaughtered. Now scientists have discovered enough differences to identify the giant manta and eight devil rays using the dried filters.College of Arts and Sciences, College of the Environment, Department of Biology, Friday Harbor Laboratories
September 18, 2013
Cables, instruments installed in the deep sea off Pacific Northwest coast
In a seven-week cruise this past summer, oceanographers and students laid 14 miles of extension cable and installed about a dozen instruments for a historic deep-sea observatory.College of the Environment, John Delaney, Ocean Observatories Initiative, Oceanography, School of Oceanography
Documents that Changed the World: The Riot Act, 1714
When does a gathering become a riot? According to the United Kingdom’s Riot Act of 1714, it’s when local authorities say so.Documents that Changed the World, Joe Janes, UW Infor
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