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June gloom is gone: Expect temps around 90 in the Puget Sound region; coastal heat too | KNKX
If you like heat, this is the weekend for you in the Pacific Northwest. Just in time for the official start of summer, temperatures are about to zoom all the way up to near 90 degrees. Cliff Mass, professor of atmospheric sciences at the UW, is quoted.
Mass.Cliff  College:Environment  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences  !UWitM  2017  wawx  weather  KNKX 
12 hours ago by uwnews
Talking with Charles Johnson about community, retirement, and writing a whole lot of books | Seattle Review of Books
Charles Johnson has been one of the most influential members of Seattle’s writing community. He’s contributed to the community in a number of ways — as a professor at the University of Washington, as a writer, as a friend to writers.
Seattle.Review.Books  Johnson.Charles  !UWitM  2017  Department:English  College:Arts&Sciences 
14 hours ago by uwnews
Why are white people expats when the rest of us are immigrants? | Global Development Professionals Network | The Guardian
"In the lexicon of human migration there are still hierarchical words, created with the purpose of putting white people above everyone else. One of those remnants is the word 'expat'."
expats  immigrants  guardian  2017 
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UW expert analyzes Jeff Sessions' testimony | CBC TV
Mary Fan, law professor at the UW, is interviewed about Jeff Sessions' Senate intelligence committee testimony from Tuesday, June 13.
CBC  !UWitM  2017  Fan.Mary  School:Law  politics 
14 hours ago by uwnews
Growing more with less using cell phones and satellite data | Eos
Researchers from the University of Washington and Pakistan are using 21st century technology to revive farming as a profitable profession in the Indus Valley.
Eos  College:Engineering  !UWitM  2017  Hossain.Faisal  Department:Civil&Environmental.Engineering 
15 hours ago by uwnews
Senate GOP releases text of health care bill | KOMO Radio
KOMO Radio's Herb Weisbaum interviews Aaron Katz, principal lecturer of health services at the UW, about his take on the new proposed health care bill from the Senate.
Katz.Aaron  !UWitM  2017  KOMO  School:Law 
15 hours ago by uwnews
Researches question firework safety ahead of holiday celebrations | KIRO 7
Staggering statistics from the University of Washington show nearly 40 percent of fireworks-related injuries at Harborview Medical Center are from shell-and-mortar style fireworks sold legally in our state.
UW:Medicine  !UWitM  2017  KIRO 
15 hours ago by uwnews
Legal fireworks can be as dangerous as illegal fireworks | KING 5
The most dangerous types of fireworks are perfectly legal to buy in Washington State, according to UW Medicine researchers who warn that aerial explosives — thrown or launched from a tube — are particularly risky.
UW:Medicine  !UWitM  2017  KING 
15 hours ago by uwnews
UW Medicine study finds legal fireworks responsible for most severe injuries | Q13
In a first of its kind study from UW Medicine, researchers discovered the fireworks that cause the most severe injuries are legal in our state.
Q13  !UWitM  2017  UW:Medicine 
15 hours ago by uwnews
Study: UW grads are some of the most prominent in tech industry | KING 5
A company's new study says the University of Washington is the top college producing tech workers. 
KING  !UWitM  2017 
15 hours ago by uwnews
Looking to buy a house in Yakima? Don't blink | yakimaherald.com
The median sale price for existing homes in Yakima County sold during the first quarter of this year was $192,700, according to figures from the Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies at the UW.
Runstad:Center  !UWitM  2017  Yakima.Herald 
15 hours ago by uwnews
Cybersecurity is hot, and these Washington colleges teach it | The Seattle Times
Washington colleges and universities are ramping up their offerings in cybersecurity, a field that’s in such high demand that many jobs go unfilled. Barbara Endicott-Popovsky, executive director of the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity at UW Bothell.
cybersecurity  !UWitM  2017  UW:Bothell  Seattle.Times  Endicott-Popovsky.Barbara 
15 hours ago by uwnews
UW tops list of most influential schools in tech | GeekWire
When it comes to pure numbers, the University of Washington takes top honors with the highest number of employees at major tech companies.
GeekWire  !UWitM  2017  alumni 
16 hours ago by uwnews
A higher minimum wage is not doing the bad things critics said it would do | Fast Company
A new UW Berkeley study on Seattle's minimum wage increase shows that the change has had no negative effect on job availability. The UW's minimum wage study is referenced.
minimum.wage  !UWitM  2017  Fast.Company 
16 hours ago by uwnews
Bailadores de Bronce: A Seattle celebration of Mexican dance | The Seattle Times
Bailadores de Bronce, a Mexican folkloric dancing group, will celebrate an important milestone in Seattle this week: Its 45th birthday. A group of University of Washington students started the group in 1972.
Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2017  students  alumni 
16 hours ago by uwnews
Amazon has so many interns that the Seattle transit system is expanding its bus service | Quartz
King County Metro is increasing the frequency of buses after hundreds of summer interns overwhelmed services on some routes. About 900 Amazon interns are staying at the UW for the summer.
Quartz  !UWitM  2017  amazon 
16 hours ago by uwnews
The Amazon effect: Metro adds buses to handle new flock of summer interns | The Seattle Times
However you measure it, Amazon’s impact on Seattle is indisputable. Here’s a new metric: summer interns. Amazon has so many that King County Metro has adjusted bus service just for them. More than 99 of them will live in UW dorms and apartments this summer. UW spokesperson Victor Balta is quoted.
Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2017  Balta.Victor  amazon 
16 hours ago by uwnews

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