August 26, 2014
Health Digest: Ebola outbreak, HIV persistence, kids’ sleep routines
UW Health Sciences News Digest: Ebola outbreak, HIV persistence, back-to-school sleep routinesEbola, emerging infections, health tips, HIV, sleep
Scientists craft a semiconductor junction only three atoms thick
Scientists have developed what they believe is the thinnest-possible semiconductor, a new class of nanoscale materials made in sheets only three atoms thick.College of Arts & Sciences, College of Engineering, David Cobden, Department of Physics, Materials Science & Engineering, Xiaodong Xu
August 25, 2014
Learning by watching, toddlers show intuitive understanding of probability
UW researchers have found that children as young as 2 intuitively use math concepts to help make sense of their world.
UW climbs to No. 7 in national ranking
The Washington Monthly magazine has listed UW seventh in the nation in its 2014 national university rankings.
August 21, 2014
Busy midsummer week for UW undergraduate researchers
The popular Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Session allows UW students — and some just arriving — to show off their research.Amgen Scholars Program, undergraduate research, UW Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Session
Cause of global warming hiatus found deep in the Atlantic Ocean
Observations show that the heat absent from the Earth’s surface is plunging deep in the north and south Atlantic Ocean, and is part of a slow, naturally recurring cycle.Applied Math, climate change, College of Arts & Sciences, College of the Environment, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Ka-Kit Tung
Washington housing market improves in second quarter of 2014
Washington state’s housing market rebounded from its first quarter performance, as the annual rate of existing home sales rose 6.4 percent in the second quarter of 2014.Alon Bassok, economics, home sales, Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies, Stephen O'Connor
August 20, 2014
Notice of possible rule making: Preproposal statement of inquiry
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 478-120 WAC, Student Conduct Code for the University of Washington.
UW project becomes a focal point in hunt for dark matter
The UW has one of three experiments aimed at detecting elusive dark matter in the universe that have gotten a big financial boost.
August 19, 2014
Shyam Gollakota named one of world’s top innovators under 35
Shyam Gollakota, a University of Washington assistant professor of computer science and engineering, has been named one of this year’s “Innovators Under 35″ by global media company MIT Technology Review.College of Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Shyam Gollakota
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