July 16, 2013
Eye-tracking could outshine passwords if made user-friendly
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.Cecilia Aragon, College of Engineering, Human Centered Design & Engineering, Michael Brooks
July 15, 2013
Ecological forces structure your body’s personal mix of microbes
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.Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Department of Genome Sciences, human microbiome, predictive models, systems biology
UW welcomes Michael Bragg, dean of the College of Engineering
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
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.eruption, seismic, volcanoes
July 12, 2013
UW to offer new musical theater degree
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’LGBT health care, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, UW Medicine
Arts Roundup: Art, photography — and ‘The Ghost of Architecture’ at the Henry
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
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
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.College of the Environment, school of aquatic and fishery sciences