The latest news from the UW
February 21, 2011
Ben Fitzhugh, a UW anthropologist, is leading an international team of anthropologists, archaeologists, geologists and earth and atmospheric scientists in studying the history of human settlement on the Kuril Islands.
February 18, 2011
Cynnie Curl held down a full-time job at the UW while taking one graduate class at a time. She finished her doctoral general exam, and has been awarded a prestigious fellowship from the Environmental Protection Agency to fund her research on pesticides in food.
Money 4 Drugz! — the story of seeking grants to develop new drugs for infectious diseases — is the winner of this years Pocketmedia Film Festival.
February 17, 2011
The director of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications will speak at the UW on Tuesday, Feb. 22, on the future of extreme scientific computing.
February 16, 2011
Why is part of Spokane Lane, between Kane and Savery halls, blocked off and torn up?
After evaluating two design options and taking input from the community, Sound Transit has decided to move forward with a single entrance design for Brooklyn Station.
A light breakfast and some talk on an interesting topic and youre still heading to work by 9 a.m. Thats what “Network,” a new event from Professional and Organizational Development, is all about.
DAISY awards recognize nurses for extraordinary compassion, kindness, sensitivity and communication skills. Nearly 250 nurses from the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and UW Medicine have received the DAISY award since its inception.
A Board of Regents meeting on Feb. 17, some blood drives, and applications for small grants are being taken by the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute.
Teach for America, Egypts revolution and the defeat of the Dream Act are three of the things UW faculty were asked to comment on in national media.
Global Health Week has a great line-up of events — lectures, an award-winning film, trivia night, career fair, and more — brought to you by the Global Health Resource Center.
Presenters are needed for the seventh annual Teaching and Learning Symposium at the UW, scheduled for 2-4:30 p.m. April 19, in the Walker Ames Room, Kane Hall.
Bertolt Brecht wasnt thinking of Seattle when he wrote The Caucasian Chalk Circle, a play with songs, in 1944. But director Alyson Roux kept the Northwest in mind when directing the show, opening soon at the Jones Playhouse.
Ren Sun’s quiet ink drawings stir discussion of retreating glaciers and what their rapid melt means for the world’s water supply. His art is on exhibit in the Harborview Medical Center Cafeteria now through Feb. 28.
The Undergraduate Theater Society Will present Shakespeares ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Feb. 24-March 6 in the Cabaret Theater in Hutchinson Hall.
The UW Percussion Ensemble will perform a diverse program of music on Feb. 22 in Meany Hall. And Tom Collier will perform a piece by James Beale, music professor emeritus, who died last year.
Jonathan Pasternack, the School of Musics director of orchestral activities for 2010-2011, will conduct.
Think you know the campus? Then try your luck with the Mystery Photo. Guess correctly and you might win a prize.
Charter schools are free of many school district mandates and can operate in innovative ways. But budget woes, huge administrative demands and expectations of what a school “should look like” tend to pull the schools back to traditional practice, a new report states.
Currie will discuss his travels uncovering dinosaur fossils from around the world to learn how these amazingly diverse animals were so successful for more than 130 million years.
Innovation, diversity, collaboration, evidence-based research and the flexibility to stay current in a changing world — a bold plan of action to keep the college relevant and competitive in coming years.
The Jacobsen Observatory at the UW will open its new season of tours and open houses in a few weeks. Come see the universe you’ve been living in.
A marine microbiologist and faculty member since 1996, Armbrust will lead a school with 50 faculty and 100 staff.
A decade after the Nisqually earthquake shook Western Washington, scientific ideas about the region’s seismic danger have evolved and the ability to study and prepare for it has improved immensely.
Seismic/geology issues John Vidale, UW professor, Earth and space sciences – 310-210-2131, firstname.lastname@example.org. Stephen Malone, UW emeritus professor, Earth and space sciences – 206-685-3811, email@example.com. Craig Weaver, U.S. Geological Survey – 206-459-6457, firstname.lastname@example.org. Kenneth Creager, UW professor, Earth and space sciences – 206-685-2803, email@example.com. Bill Steele, UW seismology lab coordinator – 206-685-5880, firstname.lastname@example.org. Joan Gomberg,…
February 15, 2011
A memorial service will mark the life of Alena Suazo, who graduated from the law school in June.
UW engineers and chemists have been awarded Sloan Research Fellowships, prestigious awards for early-career scientists.
As debate continues about potential policies to curb greenhouse gas emissions, new UW research shows the world is already committed to a warmer climate because of emissions that have occurred up to now.
Online course enrollments will increase to 24,000 over next three years.
February 14, 2011
Whats next for Egypt? Four UW experts, including two in Cairo, will address the question in a panel discussion on Thursday, Feb. 17.
University of Washington researchers, along with design and construction professionals, will devise standards that will help limit carbon footprints of building products and systems.
February 11, 2011
The UW is launching an accelerated program allowing students to graduate in three years.
February 10, 2011
Transportation Services will be offering members of the UWalk program breakfast treats between 7 and 10 a.m. at various locations around campus Feb. 15-18. And if you arent a member, you can sign up on the spot and receive your treat.
The creators of TWiV bring viruses and parasites to life with their witty, informative netcasts. They were in Seattle Feb. 14 to record a show with four local virus experts.
The UW Human Subjects Division will hold a webinar and panel discussion with UW researchers titled International Research: Applying Ethical Principles and Research Guidelines in Global Settings from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, in the UW Tower Auditorium.
The UW Medicine Salute Harborview Gala is the premier fundraising event to support the mission of caring at Harborview Medical Center. Please join us and help us continue to provide world-class care for people from all walks of life.
February 9, 2011
Michelle Zimmerman introduced dance to Amazing Grace Christian School when she volunteered there at 16, and theyve been dancing ever since. On Feb. 4 many stopped by the UW, where they showed some moves and learned some new ones.
On Feb. 7, workers from Skanska USA Building and the University of Washington Medical Center celebrated a major construction milestone as the final piece to a new inpatient towers superstructure was placed.
A UW researcher shows that working during the school year can impede high school performance and cause behavior problems, such as drug use and delinquency.School of Social Work
The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering honors Buddy Ratner; Michael Honey gets honor named for peacemakers; Edmond Chang is named a future leader.« Previous Page Next Page »