The latest news from the UW
September 30, 2010
Idaho State University recently bestowed its highest alumni honor to UW Professor of Pharmacy Joy Plein.
The UW has joined a nationwide network of scientists through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how genes affect individual response to medicines.
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Better treatments and prevention for typhoid fever may emerge from a laboratory model that has just been developed for the disease.
With UW Provost and Interim President Phyllis Wise in attendance, <A href="http://www.
Betty Bekemeier, UW assistant professor of nursing, has won a competitive grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to study how research partnerships between public health leaders in government, academia and the non-profit sector can answer practice-based questions that affect public health policies.
The founding dean of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine met with local groups
September 28, 2010
Fifteen of the University of Washington’s doctoral programs were very highly rated, and 19 programs were highly rated among their peers at major universities across the country in an assessment by the National Research Council, according to the UW Graduate School’s analysis of the rankings.
September 23, 2010
The nearly $3.6 million in Interior Department funding will ramp up efforts already underway at three Pacific Northwest universities.
September 22, 2010
A mid-20th century global warming pause in the Northern Hemisphere may have been due to an abrupt cooling event in the North Atlantic
September 21, 2010
UW Professor Thomas Daniel, who has received local and national honors as a researcher and educator, will be the featured speaker at the University of Washington’s 27th Annual Freshman Convocation, which begins at 10:30 a.
The model is based on transplanting human immune stem cells from umbilical blood into mice that are susceptible to infection
September 20, 2010
In 2005, Montana had one of the highest rates of methamphetamine use in the United States.
September 16, 2010
The educational gender gap is closing. The finding offers a new path for accelerating progress in child health.
The Times Higher Education study shows the UW ranks among the best universities in the world.
September 15, 2010
If these walls had ears, they might tell a homeowner some interesting things.
September 8, 2010
More than 800 people will gather for the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) annual conference being held at the University of Washington in Seattle on September 19-21 to discuss the critical role of universities in global health.
September 7, 2010
The University of Washington has joined a nationwide network of scientists through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how genes affect individual response to medicines.
September 2, 2010
Tropical forests — and not previously cleared land, as some have contended — were the primary source of new agricultural land in the tropics from 1980 through 2000, according to a paper published online this week in the Early Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Many handouts give more direction about mechanics than appropriate ways to conduct research.
September 1, 2010
will hold a forum 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 801 W. Riverside Ave.
August 31, 2010
The proud legacy of the labor movement in Washington will preserved in an archive at the UW
August 30, 2010
The health of some migratory birds depends in part on army ant raids in the foothills of Costa Rica
Researchers from WSU and the UW were part of a global team of 86 scientists who sequenced the apple genome.
August 26, 2010
These signals disappear early in life, but perhaps could be recharged to restore hearing loss in adults
August 23, 2010
Digital media, such as mobile phones and the Internet, have become all but essential in building democracies.
For many people, all stars are “cool.
August 20, 2010
Attention photographers and videographers: Installation of the “Great Wall of Us” will take place from 8 to 11 a.
The University of Washington is ranked 16th in the country among national universities based on its commitment to service, according to results released today by Washington Monthly.
August 19, 2010
The chair of the University of Washington Board of Regents today on behalf of the full board approved a plan for the upcoming presidential transition to occur commensurate with the start of the new school year at the university.
Associate Professor Tom Stritikus, who currently serves as associate dean of academic programs, has been selected by Provost Phyllis Wise to be the next dean of the University of Washington College of Education, effective Sept.
A team of researchers has discovered new evidence that Parkinson’s disease may have an infectious or autoimmune origin.
Using a new, rapid and inexpensive DNA sequencing strategy, scientists have discovered genetic alterations that may account for a majority of Kabuki syndrome cases.
Want to be part of a movie? The independent film Judas Kiss began filming on the UW campus Wednesday, and will keep filming through Sept.
Universities are at the center of a global health revolution and are leading the way in exciting interdisciplinary partnerships.
As a sculptor, Bryan Schoneman likes to work vertically, creating headwear that teeters a couple or even a dozen feet above the wearer.
Editor’s note: Each year the summer academy hosts a premier of the students’ animated short films.American Sign Language • Department of Computer Science & Engineering • Department of Electrical Engineering • Eve Riskin • Richard Ladner • Summer Academy for Advancing Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Computing
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