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January 10, 2013

Multiple sclerosis study reveals how killer T cells learn to recognize nerve fiber insulators

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

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

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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

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Art exhibits abound and the School of Drama once again teams with Book-it Repertory this week in UW arts.

January 9, 2013

UW announces president’s medalists for 2011-12

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The University of Washington has announced the freshman, sophomore and junior medalists for 2011-12.

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UW, Pacific NW National Lab join forces on computing research

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The University of Washington and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have formed the Northwest Institute for Advanced Computing, a joint institute based at the UW that will foster collaborative computing research.

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January 8, 2013

‘The Philosophical Child’: A book for when your child asks, ‘Why are we here?’

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Children are natural philosophers, says Jana Mohr Lone of the UW Department of Philosophy and author of a new book titled “The Philosophical Child.”

Renovated Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center celebrates grand opening

Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

The University of Washington’s Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity will celebrate the grand opening of the newly renovated Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center with a pair of events Jan. 10-11.

David Eaton selected as dean of Graduate School

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David L. Eaton, associate vice provost for research and professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Washington, has been selected as dean of the Graduate School, effective March 15, UW President Michael K. Young and Provost Ana Mari Cauce announced today. The appointment is subject to approval by the Board of

January 7, 2013

Judith Ramey appointed interim dean of UW College of Engineering

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Judith Ramey, professor and former chair in the UW’s Department of Human Centered Design and Engineering, is named interim dean of the University of Washington’s College of Engineering.

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University of Washington selects Azita Emami as dean of School of Nursing

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Azita Emami, dean of the College of Nursing at Seattle University, will be the new dean of the UW School of Nursing.

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