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May 8, 2013

New ‘academic redshirt’ program to support undergraduate STEM education

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The University of Washington in collaboration with Washington State University is developing an “academic redshirt” program that will bring dozens of low-income, Washington state high school graduates to the two universities to study engineering in a five-year bachelor’s program.

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May 7, 2013

Spokane physician participates as patient in breast cancer vaccine trial

UW Health Sciences and UW Medicine

Dr. Alisa Hideg, who teaches UW medical students, is grateful for the chance to move science forward toward a future with more options for other patients.

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Guggenheim names Braester, Daniel as fellows

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation names 173 fellows for 2013.

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May 6, 2013

UW research vessel Clifford A. Barnes marks its 1,000th cruise

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This week marks the 1000th cruise for the UW’s Clifford A. Barnes research vessel, a converted tugboat that has spent decades exploring Puget Sound and Pacific Northwest waters and is now reaching the end of its UW career.

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Celebration May 7 showcases student leadership, service

More than 100 UW undergraduates will share information about their volunteer activities at the Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership, Tuesday, May.

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UW study: Exercise cuts women’s kidney stone risk

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New device can extract human DNA with full genetic data in minutes

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A new device will give hospitals and research labs a much easier way to separate DNA from human fluid samples to help with genome sequencing, disease diagnosis and forensic investigations.

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May 2, 2013

News briefs: Bike to campus month, drag-racing math, campus tree prize

May is bike to campus month || Math at top speed: Exploding drag racing myths || UW recognized for campus tree management

Mountain going solo in May; time for fountain tune up

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The mountain is going to have to go it alone when the fountain is shut down this month for routine maintenance.

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Arts Roundup: Art, the music of Charles Ives — and privacy goes public with Facebook-fueled ‘Sanctum’

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“Sanctum” by James Coupe and Juan Pampin opens at the Henry Art Gallery and the School of Music celebrates the life and music of Charles Ives.

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