The latest news from the UW
November 4, 2010
Members of the UW community are increasingly expressing themselves in blogs about their interests or professional matters.
Two UW scientists with bold new ideas for treating infectious diseases rampant in developing nations are among the latest recipients of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Grand Challenges Exploration Grants.
The Washington State Pharmacy Association (WSPA) recently announced its 2010 award winners.
Two UW School of Dentistry alumni are featured in a new exhibit about African-American health care professionals.
November 3, 2010
UW Medicine health system lauded for transplant, organ donation excellence
Univ. of Washington economics Professor Dick Startz says raise salaries 40 pecent, an increase that can pay for itself nine times over.
November 2, 2010
Learn more about the medical and dental plans offered to UW employees.
November 1, 2010
Ultrasound could soon be a way for spotting cancerous cells before a tumor develops, precisely monitoring how a person responds to treatment or delivering genetic therapies.
Researchers are using tiny creatures called foraminifera to diagnose the health of Puget Sound.
October 31, 2010
New directions in fisheries research, along with budget cuts, led the University of Washington’s School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences faculty to decide to discontinue the research salmon run created some 60 years ago at the campus.
October 29, 2010
A survey of registered voters in Washington state shows incumbent Patty Murray four percentage points ahead of former state Sen. Dino Rossi
Look at What the Light Did Now documents the journey of singer Feist’s Grammy-nominated album The Reminder.
October 28, 2010
From towering aluminum headgear to outsized stainless steel pillows, interactive note cards, posters promoting good social works and even a device to better document medical emergencies, there’s a lot to peruse and ponder at the annual MFA Thesis Exhibition, now open at the Henry Art Gallery. Each year, the Henry hosts the thesis work of…
President Barack Obama addressed — and delighted — a packed, purple house of Huskies at Hec Edmondson Pavilion today, part of a whistlestop-style tour to get out the Democratic vote, especially for Sen. Patty Murray, before the mid-term elections. “I am thrilled to back in Seattle, thrilled to be back in the state of Washington!”…
Ultrasound, best known by many people for snapping pictures of babies before they are born, could soon be a way to spot cancerous cells before a tumor develops, precisely monitor how a person responds to treatment, or deliver genetic therapies to their targets.
The UW Botanic Gardens hosts a special, daylong event to inventory the various mushroom species living within the Washington Park Arboretum.
An associate professor of American art at the University of Pennsylvania, Shaw also holds the American art history professorship at the UW School of Art this fall.
UW Medicine transplant surgeon Dr.
For the fourth year in a row, the UW received a grade of A- on the College Sustainability Report Card, issued by the Sustainability Endowments Institute.
Scientists have invented methods to scout the human genome’s repetitive landscapes, where DNA sequences are highly identical and heavily duplicated.
A survey last year looked at UW employees perceptions about obtaining their care at UW Medicine health systems. Here is a Q & A answering so
Board of Regents
The Regents will hold a regular public meeting at 2 p.
This fall, UW community members can easily access three educational videos produced by the Center for Personal Protection and Safety: Shots Fired, Flashpoint, and Silent Storm on the UW SafeCampus <A href="https://www.
For its fall meeting, the UW Professional Staff Association will offer a talk by Margaret Shepherd, UW director of state relations.
What’s the mechanism that makes a political video go viral? What causes a video clip to spread from a few people to millions, sometimes in a matter of hours? Is it a top-down process led by elite gatekeepers or bottoms up, driven by people at the grass roots? And how do blogs affect the life cycle of a viral video?
Common wisdom might suggest that a posse of political blogs triggers virality, but research from the UW indicates it often springs from just two elite blogs followed by top general interest outlets that aren’t considered political.
Where are we? The photo above was taken somewhere on campus.
Editor’s note: Through the 2010 Combined Fund Drive campaign, University Week will spotlight agencies that receive CFD funds and members of the UW community who volunteer for such organizations.
More indoor exercise, the start of fall, all signs point to the fourth annual Pac-10 Fitness Challenge.
An hour-long documentary written, produced and filmed by UW Tacoma faculty, staff and students, lays out the case: To clean up Puget Sound, start with the watersheds.
The Martha Graham Dance Company will perform as part of the World Dance Series at Meany Hall Nov.
Audrey Osler, professor of education at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom, will speak on Students’ Perspectives on Schooling from 11 a.
Craig Sheppard will perform works by Johannes Brahms and the composer’s friend and mentor, Robert Schumann, in a concert titled Mostly Brahms at 7:30 p.
Ultrasound, best known by many for snapping pictures of babies before they are born, could soon be a way to spot cancerous cells before a tumor develops, precisely monitor how a person responds to treatment, or deliver genetic therapies to their targets.
The sweet smell of fresh laundry may contain a sour note.
Pssst …wanna score some primo software for nothing, or next to nothing? And how about a fully-equipped computer for the price of latte a day?
You don’t have to arrange for a clandestine meeting near the back of a truck in a dark alley.
Researchers at the Behavioral Research & Therapy Clinics at the UW seek King County men and women to participate in a study on suicide intervention.
The Office of Admissions will hold a college planning evening exclusively for UW staff, faculty and their high school children from 6 to 8 p.
All things entrepreneurial will be in the spotlight at the Foster School of Business Nov.
Students of Carole Terry, professor of organ and harpsichord in the School of Music, will play spooky classics and selected not-as-spooky Broadway show tunes on the UW’s Littlefield Organ in a special Halloween concert at 7:30 p.« Previous Page Next Page »