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July 16, 2013

Eye-tracking could outshine passwords if made user-friendly

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University of Washington engineers found in a recent study that the user’s experience could be key to creating an authentication system that doesn’t rely on passwords.

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July 15, 2013

Ecological forces structure your body’s personal mix of microbes

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Researchers hope to build a predictive model of the human microbiome to study what affects this massive biological system and to design ways to manipulate the microbiome to achieve desired clinical outcomes.

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UW welcomes Michael Bragg, dean of the College of Engineering

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The UW welcomes today (July 15) Michael B. Bragg as dean of the College of Engineering.

July 14, 2013

Some volcanoes ‘scream’ at ever-higher pitches until they blow their tops

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Swarms of small earthquakes before a volcanic eruption can come in such rapid succession that they create a signal called harmonic tremor. A new eruption analysis from Alaska’s Redoubt Volcano shows the harmonic tremor glided to higher frequencies, then stopped abruptly just before six eruptions in 2009.

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July 12, 2013

UW to offer new musical theater degree

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July 11, 2013

Health facilities earn inclusion in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s U.S. index

UW Medicine hospitals and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance were Identified as National ‘Leaders in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Healthcare Equality’

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Arts Roundup: Art, photography — and ‘The Ghost of Architecture’ at the Henry

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A new exhibit at the Henry Art Gallery leads this slow summer week in UW arts. Plus, there are some interesting off-campus events involving UW talents.

UW hosts national conference on higher ed advocacy

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UW Impact, the legislative advocacy program created by the University of Washington Alumni Association, is hosting a national conference of public higher education advocates.

July 10, 2013

Julia Parrish speaks at White House about citizen science

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Julia Parrish was one of 12 “champions of change” invited to share their ideas on public engagement in science and science literacy June 25 at the White House.

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Greater activity having little impact on obesity

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