The latest news from the UW
November 17, 2010
The matching grant is from Community Power Works, a locally and federally supported program to create green jobs and energy savings.
A team of UW students took home the top prize in the Health and Medicine category this month at the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition.
Mariners fan Eric Burke has a health care team on his side at UW Medical Center.
The UW will take the lead among seven institutions in a new five-year, $40 million national Head Start grant to discover and share best practices in teaching and learning for Head Start teachers and others.
The most widely used measure for assessing oceans and fisheries led to inaccurate conclusions about half the time it was used, according to research led by a UW fisheries scientist.
The University of Washington has risen from seventh to fourth among universities in the total number of its students who are studying abroad, according to a report issued by the Institute of International Education.
Two UW biology faculty members — Michael Dickinson and Jennifer Nemhauser — are among the first seven researchers nationwide to receive Allen Distinguished Investigator Awards from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation.
A study led by a UW cardiologist has produced findings that pave the way for better understanding of abnormal heart rhythms and heart defects.
Travis Gore, the newest member of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra bass section will perform a solo recital at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21, in Brechemin Auditorium.
The Chamber Singers and University Chorale will present their annual fall concert, Sound, Symbol and Space, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, in Meany Hall.
A flutist and a master of the Jewish immigrant music called klezmer will work with UW students Nov. 19 and Nov. 30 respectively. The sessions are free and open to observers.
Call it poetry in motion. An independent study class is taking the Common Book to the streets this quarter.
The Presidents Piano Series kicks off with the UW World Series debut of pianist Lara Downes on Dec. 1 in Meany Hall.
Master weavers give demonstrations of their work Thanksgiving weekend at the Burke Museum.
The PEERs (Promoting Equity in Engineering Relationships) Program exposes undergraduates to issues of bias, both subtle and overt, within engineering disciplines.
With a La Nina winter just around the corner, its time to think about preparing for stormy weather. Get advice on a website or attend a “Preparation Fair” Dec. 1.
The UW has received a $1 million grant from the Amgen Foundation to provide research experience to about 100 undergraduates through the Amgen Scholars Program.
The funding is part of a $130 million U.S. government investment to increase the number of African health-care professionals.
Art road trip! Professor John Young is taking KCTS viewers around to see public art in his new TV show, You Call That Art?!
Education Professor Guadalupe Valdes of Stanford University will discuss the research done for her latest book, Latino Children Learning English: Steps in the Journey, on Friday, Nov. 19, at the UW Club.
Sociologist Pepper Schwartz will discuss what research tells us about the sex lives of teenagers through older adults in a free, public lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, in the UW Club lecture room.
The UW Medicine Heart Center director will talk about effects of aging on the heart.
New data show that many children with autism spectrum disorders have greater academic abilities than previously thought.
Scientists question widely adopted indicator of fisheries health
The Bracero Program was established to replace an alleged wartime labor shortage with temporary workers from Mexico, however, research reveals that it intended to undermine farm-worker unionization.
November 15, 2010
Widely used fragranced products — including those that claim to be “green” — give off many chemicals that are not listed on the label, including some that are toxic, a UW study found.
UW is 4th in country in students who study abroad.
November 14, 2010
Findings pave way for better understanding of abnormal heart rhythms and heart defects
November 11, 2010
Students of the School of Music perform works for piano.
November 10, 2010
Since this is a La Nina year — with more than average snowfalls expected — it’s a good time to review the UW’s bad weather policies.
Among all the construction on campus, there’s a little destruction too. Workers from R.W. Rhine Inc. have been reducing Balmer Hall to rubble in order to make way for a new building that will primarily house classrooms for the Foster School of Business.
Knowing that strong early learning can boost later classroom success, the University of Washington’s College of Education will take the lead in a new, five-year, $40 million national Head Start grant to improve young children’s readiness for school.
Volunteers needed for studies on substance abuse, domestic violence interventions
Opening of a juried exhibit highlighting the best work coming from the diverse students in the School of Art.
College students are among the savviest users of Web 2.
Board of Regents
The Regents will hold a regular public meeting at 2 p.
This is the time of year when Human Resources reminds employees about the University’s policies for suspended operations and inclement weather.
DAILY DELIGHT: The UW student newspaper, The Daily, competed at the National College Media Conference recently, and cleaned up.
Students in UW Bothell’s principal preparation program tend to be teachers who already have spent several years as leaders and mentors — even if some of that work is on the informal side.
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.« Previous Page Next Page »