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February 16, 2011
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.
Think you know the campus? Then try your luck with the Mystery Photo. Guess correctly and you might win a prize.
Are you the quarterback of your medical care? Try these tips for better hand-offs and communication with your health-professional team.
The centers will teach interprofessional collaboration among health professional students from a variety of disciplines, and will be learning communities for faculty and students alike.
The UWPD will hold its annual Citizens Academy on Wednesday afternoons from March 30 through June 1. Sign up, come down and learn how the police do the tough jobs they do every day.
Members of the campus community are invited to nominate outstanding female UW students, staff and faculty in honor of Womens History Month, coming in March. All women nominated will be honored at a reception on March 31.
The speaker at the School of Forest Resources annual public lecture has climbed trees on four continents using ropes and mountain-climbing techniques to study animals and plants that live in the treetops.
The answer is, “On the TV show ‘Jeopardy.” The question: Where will human trivia champions battle a computer named Watson?
Get a preview of the Northwest Flower & Garden Show and help support the Arboretum at the same time by attending the Arboretum Foundations annual preview gala.
Pianist Simon Trpceski performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, in Meany Hall. The program includes works by Haydn, Mozart and Chopin, as well as a new work by Pande Shahov.
Mark Brombaugh, interim director of music ministries at Christ Episcopal Church in Tacoma, will perform works by several composers on the UWs famed Littlefield Organ.
Canadian pianist Ryo Yanagitani will performs works by Debussy, Chaminade, and Chopin in a concert at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, in Brechemin Auditorium.
The School of Music will present an evening of new works performed by internationally renowned visiting artists in the Contemporary Group concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14, in Meany Hall.
The UW Symphonic, Concert and Campus bands will perform an evening of music for wind band ensembles at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, in Meany Hall.
African-American athletes share their life stories in John C. Walters new book from University of Washington Press.
It’s been 12 years since Stardust, the brainchild of a UW astronomer, was launched and seven years since it encountered a comet called Wild 2 out beyond Mars. Next Monday the probe will make history again when it meets its second comet, Tempel 1.
February 8, 2011
On her plane trip to Ecuador Wednesday, UWs Kiki Jenkins will write her first entry for the “New York Times” blog “Scientist at work: Notes from the Field.”
Students from Dance Composition II will respond in movement to the exhibit ‘The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic’ 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, in 267 Meany.
Henry “Hank” Levy, professor and chair of the UW’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
February 7, 2011
The UW has made significant progress in neural engineering — the study of communication and control between biological and machine systems. The Keck project is the next step in advancing the technology of miniature devices developed at the UW to record from and stimulate the brain, spinal cord and muscles.
February 3, 2011
UW occupational hygienist and noise researcher Rick Neitzel tells how to protect your hearing while enjoying your favorite music or sports.
UW research scientist Rick Neitzel comments on noise reduction for light rail. He is an occupational hygienist in the UW Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences.
More than 200 students from disciplines across campus have enrolled in an intro course in global health offered for the first time this quarter.
Undergraduate Academic Affairs is looking for faculty to teach a one- or two-credit seminar this spring in connection with the Common Book. This years Common Book is a UW-created book of poetry titled “You Are Never Where you Are.”« Previous Page Next Page »