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April 22, 2013

Wayne C. Roth, president and general manager of KUOW, to retire after 30 years

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Wayne C. Roth, president and general manager of KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio, has announced that he will retire this September.

News Digest: Husky Green Awards, oceanbound on Earth Day, join Trash-in Wednesday, spring-clean your inbox

Husky Green Awards announced at kick-off || Expedition oceanbound on Earth Day || Annual ‘UW Trash-In’ event Wednesday || Tips to spring-clean your inbox

‘Rare Earth’ redux: Moon is key to our existence

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April 19, 2013

Roboticists discover the secret of insect flight

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A UW biologist is among scientists who have found that the abdominal movements of some insects play a large role in flight control.

April 18, 2013

HuskyFest, Earth Day activities fill Red Square Friday

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Join in Friday during HuskyFest and kick-off activities for Earth Day.

Arts Roundup: Drama, art — and a student-run jazz festival

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The School of Drama continues its Western, music Professor Robin McCabe and sister Rachelle McCabe perform works for piano, and jazzman Bill Frisell visits for the fifth-annual IMPfest.

Astronomers discover five-planet system with most Earth-like exoplanet yet

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A University of Washington astronomer has discovered perhaps the most Earth-like planet yet found outside the solar system by the Kepler Space Telescope.

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April 17, 2013

A key to mass extinctions could boost food, biofuel production

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A substance implicated in several mass extinctions could greatly enhance plant growth, with implications for global food supplies biofuels, new UW research shows.

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April 15, 2013

Preparing to install the world’s largest underwater observatory

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Engineers at the UW’s Applied Physics Laboratory are under pressure to build and test parts for installation this summer in the world’s largest deep-ocean observatory off the Washington and Oregon coasts.

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Jon Huntsman selected as UW Commencement speaker

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Jon Huntsman, who has spent more than two decades in public service, will be the featured speaker at the UW’s 2013 Commencement exercises

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