January 15, 2013
Celebrations start Thursday, service opportunities during MLK holiday weekend
A number of events and volunteer opportunities for UW faculty, staff and students are planned in conjunction with Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
International study: Where there’s smoke or smog, there’s climate change
A new international assessment found that soot, or black carbon, is a major contributor to global warming — second only to carbon dioxide.black carbon, climate change, College of the Environment, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, Sarah Doherty
January 14, 2013
Salmon runs boom, go bust over centuries
Salmon runs are notoriously variable: strong one year, and weak the next. New research shows that the same may be true from one century to the next.Alaska, College of the Environment, Fisheries, fisheries sustainability, Salmon, school of aquatic and fishery sciences
Potential harvest of most fish stocks largely unrelated to abundance
Fisheries managers should sharpen their ability to spot environmental conditions that hamper or help fish stocks, and not assume that abundance translates to sustainable harvest.College of the Environment, Fisheries, fisheries management, Ray Hilborn, school of aquatic and fishery sciences, sustainabiilty, sustainable yield
Robert Stacey selected as dean of College of Arts and Sciences
Robert C. Stacey, a UW professor of history and interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, has been selected as the next dean of the college effective Feb. 15.
New book by James Wellman explores the rise, effect of Pastor Rob Bell
James Wellman, UW associate professor of American religion, talks about his book, “Rob Bell and a New American Christianity.”
January 11, 2013
UW Combined Fund Drive breaks giving record, supports more than 1,700 charities
The 2012 UW Combined Fund Drive, part of the state’s workplace giving campaign, raised $2,117,828 making it the most successful year in the program’s 28-year history.
January 10, 2013
Multiple sclerosis study reveals how killer T cells learn to recognize nerve fiber insulators
Misguided killer T cells may be the missing link in sustained tissue damage in the brains and spines of people with multiple sclerosis, research in immunologist Joan Goverman’s lab suggests.
Life possible on extrasolar moons
Exomoons, or moons orbiting planets outside the solar system, might be as good candidates for life as exoplanets, research shows.
Arts Roundup: Art, lectures, photos — and novels on stage
Art exhibits abound and the School of Drama once again teams with Book-it Repertory this week in UW arts.« Previous Page Next Page »