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UW president giving portion of paycheck back to university | KOMO Radio
UW President Ana Mari Cauce is giving $95,000 per year back to the school for scholarships and student programs.
radio  KOMO  !UWitM  2018  Cauce.Ana.Mari  regl 
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City Council to discuss UW Campus Master Plan | KIRO 7
The Seattle City Council will discuss the University of Washington's new Campus Master Plan.
KIRO  video  !UWitM  2018  regl  Campus.Master.Plan 
1 hour ago by uwnews
UW research fuels new local firearm policies | KIRO 7
In a recent study of Washington residents, UW researchers found that almost two-thirds of households with guns keep the weapons lying around, possibly loaded, instead of locking them in a secure location. That has fueled a new push in several communities for safe storage laws.
KIRO  video  regl  !UWitM  2018  guns  School:Public.Health 
1 hour ago by uwnews
These Seattle artists had to think outside the box to survive the city’s pricey real estate market | KUOW
Seattle is home to a number of artist communities, but according to the city’s Office of Arts and Culture, Equinox is the only one that houses such a diverse group of artists. Tracey Seslen, senior lecturer of business at the UW, is quoted.
Seslen.Tracey  KUOW  regl  Foster.School.Business  !UWitM  2018 
2 hours ago by uwnews
Wildfires are destroying our air pollution gains | Outside Online
Climate change has made the West hotter and drier, and that, combined with decades of fire suppression, has led to larger wildfires and a longer fire season. New research from UW Bothell professor Dan Jaffe shows what impact this has on our air quality.
Outside.Magazine  !UWitM  2018  regl  UW:Bothell  Jaffe.Dan  wildfire 
3 hours ago by uwnews
Opinion | Peas in a Russian nesting doll: Trump and Putin’s converging goals | The Seattle Times
"(President) Putin wants to end the damaging sanctions that have been imposed on Russia by the United States and Europe because of his invasion of Ukraine. The best way to do that is to break up European and NATO’s solidarity, to pick off each country one by one and pressure them into accepting Russia’s actions," writes Daniel Chirot, professor of international studies at the UW.
Chirot.Dan  Seattle.Times  regl  Jackson.School.International.Studies  !UWitM  2018  opinion.analysis 
3 hours ago by uwnews
Opinion | To feed the world sustainably, repair the soil | Scientific American
"New technologies and genetically modified crops are usually invoked as the key to feeding the world’s growing population. But a widely overlooked opportunity lies in reversing the soil degradation that has already taken something like a third of global farmland out of production," writes David Montgomery, professor of Earth and space sciences at the UW.
Scientific.American  Montgomery.David  Department:Earth&Space.Sciences  College:Environment  !UWitM  2018  natl  opinion.analysis 
3 hours ago by uwnews
The University of Washington’s wireless robotic insect takes flight | Seattle Met
In May, engineers at the University of Washington debuted a teeny-tiny project of mammoth importance: the RoboFly. Shyam Gollakota, an associate professor of computer science and engineering, is quoted.
Gollakota.Shyam  College:Engineering  Allen.School  RoboFly  Seattle.Met  !UWitM  2018  regl 
3 hours ago by uwnews
Facebook is relying on robotics to lure AI researchers | Bloomberg
Facebook is hiring five well-regarded computer scientists in the U.S. and Europe, adding new facilities to bolster its artificial intelligence research division, and focus on robotics and related-technologies. The University of Washington's Luke Zettlemoyer, a computer science and engineering professor, recently joined Facebook.
Bloomberg  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Zettlemoyer.Luke  !UWitM  2018  natl 
3 hours ago by uwnews
Kennewick woman wins Miss Tri-Cities crown | Tri-City Herald
Reagan Rebstock, who just wrapped up her first year at the UW, was recently crowned Miss Tri-Cities during the annual pageant.
Tri.City.Herald  !UWitM  2018  athletics  students  regl 
3 hours ago by uwnews
Gun-toting Edmonds councilmember proposes fines for not locking up firearms | KUOW
The city of Edmonds could soon fine people who don't lock up their firearms. A recent University of Washington study found that 63 percent of gun-owning households in the state do not store their firearms locked and unloaded.
School:Public.Health  !UWitM  2018  regl  guns  KUOW 
3 hours ago by uwnews
‘Worst days’ of air quality in Washington some of the poorest scientists have seen in Lower 48 | Q13
Despite our reputation for healthy living and a healthy environment, during summer months Washington has the worst air quality in the U.S., a new UW study finds. Dan Jaffe, an environmental chemistry professor at UW Bothell, is quoted.
Q13  !UWitM  2018  regl  Jaffe.Dan  UW:Bothell  wildfire 
3 hours ago by uwnews
UW professor advises Mattel on robotics engineer Barbie | KING 5
Sapna Cheryan, an associate professor of psychology at UW, is on Mattel's Barbie Global Advisory Council. Mattel recently released a new "robotics engineer" Barbie, complete with her own online coding lesson.
KING  !UWitM  2018  regl  Cheryan.Sapna  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  STEM 
3 hours ago by uwnews
Tech Tales brings family stories to life through robotics | KING 5
A unique program spearheaded by the University of Washington Bothell is sparking interest in science and math for kids all summer long. Carrie Tzou, associate professor of educational studies at the UW, is interviewed.
Tzou.Carrie  UW:Bothell  !UWitM  2018  regl  KING 
3 hours ago by uwnews
UW summer camp helps prepare teens for nursing careers | KING 5
For hospitals, clinics, and doctors’ offices, it's becoming more difficult to recruit and hire nurses. A nursing shortage is an ongoing challenge, but the University of Washington hopes to attract new talent to the field, with a summer camp for teens who might not know how to pursue a career. Carolyn Chow, director of admissions and student diversity for the UW School of Nursing, is quoted.
Chow.Carolyn  School:Nursing  !UWitM  2018  regl  KING 
3 hours ago by uwnews
Where's the fire? If you smelled smoke in Seattle, Tacoma, it's from this fire |
Notice a shift in the air? It might be the start of wildfire season. New research on air quality from UW Bothell professor Dan Jaffe is mentioned.  !UWitM  2018  regl  Jaffe.Dan  UW:Bothell  wildfire 
4 hours ago by uwnews
Resistance to gonorrhea spurs bespoke treatments | Scientific American
With antibiotic resistance on the rise, the days when doctors and clinics could rely on one treatment to cure all gonorrhea cases may be waning. Dr. Lindley Barbee, assistant professor of medicine and of allergy and infectious diseases at the UW, is quoted.
Barbee.Lindley  UW:Medicine  !UWitM  2018  Scientific.American  Stat.News  natl 
4 hours ago by uwnews
Why do crows copulate with corpses? | Live Science
Crows are highly social birds, and that bond continues even after death: Living crows often gather and caw loudly near the bodies of their fallen comrades. Some of them, on occasion, go a bit further than that: They have sex with the corpses. Kaeli Swift, a crow researcher at the UW, is quoted.
Swift.Kaeli  !UWitM  2018  College:Environment  School:Environmental&Forest.Sciences  natl  Live.Science 
4 hours ago by uwnews
Crows sometimes have sex with their dead | The Atlantic
In April 2015, Kaeli Swift laid a dead female crow next to a cherry tree — and waited. Swift, who studies bird behavior at the UW, had previously shown that crows conduct “funerals” by gathering around the corpses of their peers. Now a film crew had come to capture this behavior.
The.Atlantic  crows  Swift.Kaeli  !UWitM  2018  School:Environmental&Forest.Sciences  College:Environment  natl 
4 hours ago by uwnews
Facebook hires top university brains to boost AI labs | Forbes
Facebook has hired five top university professors in the US and the UK as part of an effort to strengthen its artificial intelligence research division. The University of Washington's Luke Zettlemoyer, a computer science and engineering professor, recently joined Facebook.
College:Engineering  Allen.School  Zettlemoyer.Luke  !UWitM  2018  natl  Forbes  Artificial.Intelligence 
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