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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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Park carbon dioxide under our feet with a biocarbon approach

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Global study stresses importance of public Internet access

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Millions of people in low-income countries still depend on public computer and Internet access venues despite the global proliferation of mobile phones and home computers.

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Functional genomics lab to predict potential AIDS vaccines efficacy and find protection markers

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Funded by the NIH at $15 million over five years, the lab will be a national resource to evaluate candidate vaccines from studies around the country.

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