January 17, 2013
UW students envision designs for a school for girls in Afghanistan — with slide show
The classroom challenge: Design a school for girls in Afghanistan that’s pleasant and safe, using available materials.College of Built Environments, Department of Architecture
Early signals warn of prolonged sports concussion symptoms
Researchers found little correlation between loss of consciousness and duration of concussion symptoms.
MLK and sacred songs that feed the soul
January 16, 2013
High school athletes take lead from coaches in reporting concussive symptoms
New laws in many states require school athletes to be taught about concussion, but education alone is ineffective if it does not translate into students reporting possible symptoms.
A family’s lost story found, and the Sephardic Studies Initiative
For Devin Naar, the Sephardic Studies Initiative is not just a valuable historical archive, it has also been a personal journey revealing an untold family story from World War II.
January 15, 2013
Celebrations start Thursday, service opportunities during MLK holiday weekend
A number of events and volunteer opportunities for UW faculty, staff and students are planned in conjunction with Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
International study: Where there’s smoke or smog, there’s climate change
A new international assessment found that soot, or black carbon, is a major contributor to global warming — second only to carbon dioxide.black carbon, climate change, College of the Environment, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, Sarah Doherty
January 14, 2013
Salmon runs boom, go bust over centuries
Salmon runs are notoriously variable: strong one year, and weak the next. New research shows that the same may be true from one century to the next.Alaska, College of the Environment, Fisheries, fisheries sustainability, Salmon, school of aquatic and fishery sciences
Potential harvest of most fish stocks largely unrelated to abundance
Fisheries managers should sharpen their ability to spot environmental conditions that hamper or help fish stocks, and not assume that abundance translates to sustainable harvest.College of the Environment, Fisheries, fisheries management, Ray Hilborn, school of aquatic and fishery sciences, sustainabiilty, sustainable yield
Robert Stacey selected as dean of College of Arts and Sciences
Robert C. Stacey, a UW professor of history and interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, has been selected as the next dean of the college effective Feb. 15.« Previous Page Next Page »