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October 21, 2010
Babies are curious about nearly everything, and they’re especially interested in what their adult companions are doing.
City Club of Seattle is hosting a conversation, “Do you know where your DNA is?” as part of its ongoing Health Care Series.
Colorado-based engineering firm CH2M Hill and two British partners are racing to the finish as they complete multibillion-dollar facilities for the London Olympics.
October 19, 2010
Penguin Report (PDF) A Tool for Increasing the Population of the Galapagos Penguin For more information, contact Boersma at 206-616-2185 or email@example.com. Think of it as Habitat for Penguinity. A University of Washington conservation biologist is behind the effort to build nests in the barren rocks of the Galápagos Islands in the hope of increasing…
A UW conservation has built nests in the Galápagos Islands in the hope of increasing the population of an endangered penguin species.
What if doctors had tools to pinpoint the location of disease inside the body’s cells? What if window panes captured solar energy that could be used to power homes? Molecular engineering, sometimes called molecular manufacturing or molecular systems, is very small-scale construction made possible by advances in chemical synthesis that allows for this new class of nanotechnology.
October 16, 2010
Faculty oboist Shannon Spicciati and guest oboist Keri McCarthy, from Washington State University present a program of solo and duo literature for the oboe, including works by Schumann, Rathbun, Tann, and others.
October 15, 2010
They also opposed ballot measures that would directly affect taxes and chose jobs, unemployment and fixing the economy as their top issues
A screening of the new, hour-long documentary about the South African artist.
October 14, 2010
I want to see what you see: Babies treat “social robots” as sentient beings
Renowned tissue engineer and drug delivery expert Robert S.
Pharmacy student Karen Craddick, class of 2012, received a competitive Paul Ambrose scholarship to participate in the annual Ambrose Symposium in Washington, D.
Third-year pharmacy student Elise Fields entered the School of Pharmacy in hopes of pursuing a career in public health and global pharmacy.
Members of the UW community are increasingly expressing themselves in blogs about their interests or professional matters.
Where are we? The photo above was taken somewhere on campus.
Some tiny crustaceans living in clear-water alpine ponds high in Washington state’s Olympic Mountains have learned how to cope with the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays without sunblock — and with very little natural pigmentation to protect them.
First there was MySpace.
Board of Regents
The Regents will hold a regular public meeting at 3 p.
Can video games be art? Tools for education? Instruments for change?
Ed Chang and Timothy Welsh tend to think so.
A Celebration of Life for Otis Pease, a history professor at the UW for nearly 30 years, will be held at 2 p.
UW Libraries will participate in the national Open Access Week with three panel discussions at Odegaard Library.
Hannah Palin, Film Archives Specialist at the UW Libraries Special Collections, is once again involved in producing Home Movie Day, scheduled for noon to 4:30 p.
The UW’s first ever Sustainability Summit Wednesday, Oct.
This year is the 25th anniversary of Dawg Dash, one of the UW Alumni Association’s most popular annual events.
UW Medicine patient Turner Prewitt talks about his “second life” following a heart transplant:
I was given the “gift of life,” a new heart on Aug.
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.
Three virtuoso members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center are playing together in a concert presented by the UW World Series.
When Rita Deverell was a 26-year-old actress, she met someone she thought of as “a harmless elderly woman.
Sometimes in her work at the UW, Julie Dunlap puts on her shorts and running shoes.
For American students, spending a semester or two studying in a foreign country means the opportunity to improve foreign language skills and become immersed in a different culture.
The Burke Museum presents a day of exhibits and talks on what life was like during the coldest time the state has ever known – the last Ice Age.
The problem: Plenty of UW Health Sciences students were willing to volunteer for service learning projects and plenty of projects needed their help, but there was no central clearinghouse, no place where the two groups could connect.
What leadership qualities should the next permanent UW president have? The Presidential Search Advisory Committee is welcoming input from the UW community and friends of the University in the search process in a series of public discussions in coming weeks.
Seasonal flu shot clinics for UW faculty and staff.
UW Medicine comprises seven entities with a single mission of improving health, both locally and globally.
Joint the Computer Science and Engineering department for A Conversation with Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO.
October 13, 2010
How many barrels of oil per day were spewing into the Gulf of Mexico after the BP disaster? Desperate for an accurate assessment, the federal government pulled together a high-stakes task force that included two UW Engineering faculty members — James Riley and Alberto Aliseda.
October 12, 2010
Water fleas from clear-water alpine ponds are better able to withstand UV radiation than those in murkier ponds nearby.« Previous Page Next Page »