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May 23, 2013

Clinical trial aims to prevent type 2 diabetes through medication

The UW and the VA Puget Sound will be among the sites for the national RISE study. The researchers want to see if treating patients to preserve insulin secretion keeps diabetes from forming or slows its progression.

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Arts roundup: Springtime concerts, exhibits — and vintage one-act plays

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Spring is a great time for the arts at the UW, with the School of Music, School of Drama and School of Art all offering shows or exhibits — and a lot more.

Depression raises diabetics’ risk of severe low blood sugar episodes

Evidence points to importance of recognizing and treating depression in people with diabetes to reduce medical complications.

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Denzil Suite selected as UW vice president for student life

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Denzil Suite has been selected as vice president for student life.

May 22, 2013

News Digest: Seaglider technology licensed, lecture revisits the Boldt decision, U. of Minnesota president to speak

UW Seaglider technology is licensed commercially; Richard Whitney, emeritus professor of fisheries, will deliver a talk about the Boldt decision; U. of Minnesota president and former UW faculty member Eric Kaler will deliver a talk about challenges facing research institutions.

New documentary on cabled ocean observatory airs on UWTV

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A new half-hour documentary about a UW research expedition to Axial Seamount, an underwater volcano off the Washington coast, airs tonight at 9:30 p.m. on UWTV.

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Practicing medicine pharma-free in a drug rep-filled world

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

A rural family medicine group is an example for other community physicians seeking to wean themselves from pharmaceutical industry influence.

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UW joins edX to provide more free online courses

Professional And Continuing Education

The University of Washington announced May 21 a new partnership with edX, the Massive Open Online Course provider from Harvard/MIT.

May 21, 2013

UW expands online courses

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Sounds of the sea: Stones clanging

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