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Mechanical arm reachs into spires of a hydrothermal vent

News Digest: First “Scientific Lens” talk is Wednesday, libraries mark Open Access Week, Evans school’s Ideas for Action awards, Johnston on sustainability board

Posted: October 23, 2012

Imaging deep-water, extreme environments, Oct. 24, is first in "Scientific Lens" series || UW Libraries events mark Open Access Week || Ideas for Action, Evans School-sponsored project, announces grants || Ruth Johnston on board of sustainability association Read more »


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Photo Gallery: Dawg Dash 2012

Posted: October 21, 2012

Furry friends joined fellow Huskies and the UW community in the 27th annual Dawg Dash through the University of Washington Seattle campus on Sunday. Photos by Katherine B. Turner / UW For more photos from the race, check out the Dawg Dash Facebook album.   Read more »


President Young launches new initiative to lead change in higher education and address major societal issues

President Young launches new initiative to lead change in higher education and address major societal issues

Posted: October 18, 2012

University of Washington President Michael K. Young today announced a new initiative aimed at advancing the university’s teaching, research and service to meet the major challenges of the 21st century. The initiative, called “Tomorrow’s University Today,” will focus on three key areas: leading change in public higher education, addressing critical societal problems like sustainability, health... Read more »