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March 13, 2013

Ethnomusicology’s Global Reach

News and Information

UW places highly in ranking of graduate programs by US News

News and Information

US News & World Report recently published its national ranking of graduate programs.

March 12, 2013

News Digest: UW Tower Green Fair Thursday, Restoration Ecology Network recognized

Demos, films, exhibits at UW Tower Green Fair Thursday || Society recognizes UW Restoration Ecology Network

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March 11, 2013

Long-term relationships, access to data drive sustainability institutions’ success

College Of The Environment

Successful sustainability initiatives need to be grounded in long-standing relationships among scientists, local communities and decision-makers, UW’s Lisa Graumlich told a session on sustainability science at AAAS.

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Remote clouds responsible for climate models’ glitch in tropical rainfall

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One of the most persistent biases in global climate models is due to poor simulation of cloud cover thousands of miles to the south.

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March 8, 2013

Spring move-in slated for new UW Medicine South Lake Union research building

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Occupying the seven-story facility will be labs for kidney research, vision sciences, immunology, rheumatology, and infectious disease investigations.

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The engineering and design behind EcoCar2

News and Information

March 7, 2013

Tracking sediments’ fate in largest-ever dam removal

News and Information

Any day now, the world’s largest dam-removal project will release a century’s worth of sediment . For geologists, it’s a unique opportunity to study natural and engineered river systems.

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Arts Roundup: Music, opera, drama — and dinosaurs

News and Information

Lots of music this week, plus “Cyrano” continues and the Burke Museum holds Dino Day, a family-friendly event 65 million years in the making.

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March 6, 2013

UW nautilus expedition may have spied new species

News and Information

A University of Washington research team has captured color photographs of what could be a previously undocumented species of chambered nautilus, a cephalopod mollusk often classified as a “living fossil,” in the waters off American Samoa in the South Pacific. “This is certainly a new taxon, but we are not sure if it is a

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