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February 21, 2013

MyPlan enhances student academic advising, planning


A powerful new online academic planning tool enhances the advising experience for both students and advisers. MyPlan makes it easier for students to find courses, develop an academic plan, track progress, and receive adviser input. Advisers have the ability to review and comment on academic plans electronically and view easy-to-read (html-enhanced) degree audits. Released this

Documents that Changed the World: A papal resignation

News and Information

A new episode in the podcast series about the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, and other famous resignations.

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February 20, 2013

Searchable by cell phone or GPS unit, interactive map for arboretum being created

Environmental and Forest Sciences

UW Botanic Gardens is digitizing 55 years of handwritten plant records and creating an interactive GIS map for the Washington Park Arboretum.

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UW researcher finds new scorpion species

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February 19, 2013

UW selects Jeffrey Riedinger as vice provost for global affairs

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Jeffrey Riedinger has been named vice provost for global affairs at the University of Washington

Mutant champions save imperiled species from almost-certain extinction

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Species facing widespread and rapid environmental changes can sometimes evolve quickly enough to dodge the extinction bullet. UW scientists consider the genetic underpinnings of such evolutionary rescue.

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Three faculty members named Sloan Research Fellows

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Three faculty members named Sloan Research Fellows

UW study: Some TV can ease kids’ aggression

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February 18, 2013

Mussels cramped by environmental factors

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The fibrous threads helping mussels stay anchored are more prone to snap when ocean temperatures climb higher than normal.

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February 15, 2013

Flu researcher whose findings met U.S. biosecurity review to speak at UW

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

The review generated public debate on publishing legitimate biological science findings that could pose a threat to public health or national security,

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