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March 28, 2013

UW Medicine establishes Center for Interstitial Lung Diseases

This week UW Medical Center’s pulmonary fibrosis support group celebrated its 25th anniversary and the establishment of the new center.

Arts Roundup: Art, recitals, trivia — and big band jazz

This week, student art and music, a School of Social Work art exhibit a lecture on art and more. It’s between quarters but there’s still plenty to see on campus.

Volunteers use historic U.S. ship logbooks to uncover Arctic climate data

A volunteer project enlists citizen scientists to transcribe climate observations buried in historic logbooks of U.S. ships that spent time in the Arctic.

March 27, 2013

Federal ‘detainer requests’ for suspected immigration violators cause longer jail stays, increase cost, UW research shows

Jail stays and costs increase when federal immigration authorities request that inmates be held under what are called “detainer requests,” according to UW research.

UW announces new, low-cost online-only degree completion program in early childhood studies

The UW will offer a new low-cost online bachelor’s degree completion program in early childhood and family studies. Pending final approval, the program will start in the fall.

Notice of Possible Rule Making: WAC 478-136-041, “Alcoholic Beverage Policy”

Notice of Possible Rule Making Preproposal Statement of Inquiry (per RCW 34.05.310) Subject of Possible Rule Making:  WAC 478-136-041, “Alcoholic Beverage Policy.” Statutes Authorizing the University to Adopt Rules on This Subject:  RCW 28B.20.130. Reasons Why Rules on This Subject May Be Needed and What They Might Accomplish:  Currently, the UW’s alcoholic beverage policy does not

March 26, 2013

Gene therapy may aid failing hearts

Scientists come closer to boosting heart muscle by powering its contractile machinery.

Documents that Changed the World: The ‘Casablanca’ letters of transit

The latest in the Documents that Changed the World podcast series is about a famous World War II-era document that never existed at all.

March 22, 2013

Rising ocean acidity saps mussels’ strength

March 21, 2013

Arts Roundup: Art about music, music about art — and ongoing shows

Ongoing exhibits at the Henry Art Gallery and Burke Museum and UW-related art being shown off campus are featured.

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