The latest news from the UW
November 24, 2010
Scientists have discovered an amazingly simple way that cells stabilize their machinery for forcing apart chromosomes.
In the run-up to Egyptian elections Sunday, opposition parties have larger online presence than government
Accurate gene distribution during cell division depends on stable set up.
November 22, 2010
Phyllis Brydwell will lead the 100-voice Gospel Choir in songs of praise, jubilation, and other expressions of the gospel tradition. Plus, guests from Mount Zion Baptist Church.
Heather Krasna, director of career services at the UW Evans School of Public Affairs, has written “Jobs that Matter.”
Heather Krasna, director of career services at the UW Evans School of Public Affairs, has written
November 19, 2010
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November 18, 2010
Public comments sought on the 520, I-5 to Medina Project, the Universitys sexual harassment policy and several blood drives.
The Peace Corps director is visiting the UW Thursday and Friday to meet with faculty, staff, students and former Peace Corps volunteers.
The UW Dance Program will present a concert featuring choreography by its award-winning faculty along with the restaging of works by special guests.
MRSA exposure for fire fighters, medics greater than for general public: UW study
Aaron Williams, the director of the Peace Corps, is visiting the University of Washington Thursday and Friday, Nov.
November 17, 2010
Growing mustaches in the Evans School; Capital Projects raises bucks with spaghetti; a new honor for Sandra Archibald — and Thomas Harper makes an opera happen.
The matching grant is from Community Power Works, a locally and federally supported program to create green jobs and energy savings.
A team of UW students took home the top prize in the Health and Medicine category this month at the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition.
Mariners fan Eric Burke has a health care team on his side at UW Medical Center.
The UW will take the lead among seven institutions in a new five-year, $40 million national Head Start grant to discover and share best practices in teaching and learning for Head Start teachers and others.
The most widely used measure for assessing oceans and fisheries led to inaccurate conclusions about half the time it was used, according to research led by a UW fisheries scientist.
The University of Washington has risen from seventh to fourth among universities in the total number of its students who are studying abroad, according to a report issued by the Institute of International Education.
Two UW biology faculty members — Michael Dickinson and Jennifer Nemhauser — are among the first seven researchers nationwide to receive Allen Distinguished Investigator Awards from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation.
A study led by a UW cardiologist has produced findings that pave the way for better understanding of abnormal heart rhythms and heart defects.
Travis Gore, the newest member of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra bass section will perform a solo recital at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21, in Brechemin Auditorium.
The Chamber Singers and University Chorale will present their annual fall concert, Sound, Symbol and Space, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, in Meany Hall.
A flutist and a master of the Jewish immigrant music called klezmer will work with UW students Nov. 19 and Nov. 30 respectively. The sessions are free and open to observers.
Call it poetry in motion. An independent study class is taking the Common Book to the streets this quarter.
The Presidents Piano Series kicks off with the UW World Series debut of pianist Lara Downes on Dec. 1 in Meany Hall.
Master weavers give demonstrations of their work Thanksgiving weekend at the Burke Museum.
The PEERs (Promoting Equity in Engineering Relationships) Program exposes undergraduates to issues of bias, both subtle and overt, within engineering disciplines.
With a La Nina winter just around the corner, its time to think about preparing for stormy weather. Get advice on a website or attend a “Preparation Fair” Dec. 1.
The UW has received a $1 million grant from the Amgen Foundation to provide research experience to about 100 undergraduates through the Amgen Scholars Program.
The funding is part of a $130 million U.S. government investment to increase the number of African health-care professionals.
Art road trip! Professor John Young is taking KCTS viewers around to see public art in his new TV show, You Call That Art?!
Education Professor Guadalupe Valdes of Stanford University will discuss the research done for her latest book, Latino Children Learning English: Steps in the Journey, on Friday, Nov. 19, at the UW Club.
Sociologist Pepper Schwartz will discuss what research tells us about the sex lives of teenagers through older adults in a free, public lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, in the UW Club lecture room.
The UW Medicine Heart Center director will talk about effects of aging on the heart.
New data show that many children with autism spectrum disorders have greater academic abilities than previously thought.
Scientists question widely adopted indicator of fisheries health
The Bracero Program was established to replace an alleged wartime labor shortage with temporary workers from Mexico, however, research reveals that it intended to undermine farm-worker unionization.
November 15, 2010
Widely used fragranced products — including those that claim to be “green” — give off many chemicals that are not listed on the label, including some that are toxic, a UW study found.
UW is 4th in country in students who study abroad.« Previous Page Next Page »