UW Today

June 5, 2013

Congolese rape survivors helped by cognitive processing therapy

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Short-term therapy from paraprofessionals improved the mental health of Congolese women who suffered sexual violence.

Tagged with: , , , , ,

Arts Roundup: Drama, art, music — and the Burke celebrates female artisans with ‘Empowering Women’

News and Information

Even as spring quarter winds down, there’s lots to see. The Burke Museum has a new exhibit, the School of Music presents its combined bands with the University Symphony, and two plays at the School of Drama conclude their runs.

A walking revolution helps older adults get and stay active

School Of Nursing

Older adults are assessing their neighborhoods to make them more amenable to a favorite physical activity: walking.

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Kyle MacLachlan calls his UW actor training ‘essential’

News and Information

June 4, 2013

Scientists resolve a 3.5 billion-year-old mystery of life

New research demonstrates that life as we know it might never have come to exist on Earth if meteorites didn’t deliver a key element billions of years ago.

Two wheels, four days: UW hosts international symposium on bicycling

News and Information

The UW will become the global capital of bicycling when scores of scholars, policymakers, analysts and activists come to campus for the Bicycle Urbanism Symposium, June 19-22.

Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Wi-Fi signals enable gesture recognition throughout entire home

News and Information

University of Washington researchers have shown it’s possible to leverage Wi-Fi signals around us to detect specific movements without needing sensors on the human body or cameras.

Tagged with: , , , , ,

June 3, 2013

UW honored for quality, efficiency and service by national organization

News and Information

The University of Washington was one of two universities that received national recognition for “best practices that have broad impact within the higher education community.”

Diversity graduation requirement for UW undergraduates approved

Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

A long-time student-led effort to pass a diversity course requirement for all University of Washington undergraduates has come to fruition.

Rethinking research: What’s ethics got to do with it?

News and Information

« Previous Page Next Page »