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What happens next for the nation's health care system? | KOMO Radio
KOMO Radio's Herb Weisbaum interviews Mark Smith, professor of political science at the UW, about the failure of President Trump's health care bill and what happens next.
KOMO  !UWitM  2017  Department:Political.Science  politics  health  Smith.Mark 
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How do you get bills passed? Work across party lines | KOMO Radio
KOMO Radio's Herb Weisbaum interviews Margaret O'Mara, associate professor of history at the UW, about the historical precedence of legislators working across the political divide and coming to resolutions.
KOMO  !UWitM  2017  O'Mara.Margaret  Department:History  politics 
13 hours ago by uwnews
A century-old Arctic shipwreck could help us predict extreme weather | FiveThirtyEight
According to Kevin Wood, an Old Weather co-founder and researcher at the Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean at the UW, examining the past in this way is key to understanding the earth’s future.
Wood.Kevin  !UWitM  2017  JISAO  College:Environment  Five.Thirty.Eight 
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County sued by Conmed, former jail medical provider it stopped paying for ‘deplorable’ services | The News Tribune
Pierce County stopped paying the company that provided its jail medical services in 2014 and 2015, and the business recently went to court to collect. Steve Calandrillo, professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
TNT  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  Calandrillo.Steve 
14 hours ago by uwnews
College endowments are rebounding | Bloomberg
U.S. university endowment performance picked up after losses in 2016 forced some schools to spend more than they earned and consider cutting back. The University of Washington, with $2.9 billion in assets, gained 7 percent.
!UWitM  2017  Bloomberg 
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Expert reactions on Republicans' attempts at Affordable Care Act repeal | US News
"The inability of the new president and his GOP majority to pass the American Health Care Act in the House places in question their ability to accomplish their central campaign promise of repealing Obamacare," write Richard Arenberg of Brown University and Christopher Parker of the UW. [This article originally appeared on The Conversation]
US.News  The.Conversation  !UWitM  2017  politics  Parker.Christopher  Department:Political.Science 
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Wall Street algorithm helps scientists track 'slow slip' earthquakes | UPI
The same algorithm that helps traders on Wall Street know when to buy or sell is helping geologists at the UW study "slow slip" earthquakes, gradual movement of Earth's tectonic plates
UPI  !UWitM  2017  earthquakes  Crowell.Brendan  Department:Earth&Space.Sciences  College:Environment 
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Trump’s latest executive order guts Obama-era environmental protections | VICE News
With the swoop of a pen, President Donald Trump is set to dismantle what Barack Obama once hoped would be one of his administration’s defining legacies: aggressive environmental protection. Sanne Knudsen, associate professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Knudsen.Sanne  School:Law  !UWitM  2017  VICE  politics 
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Analysis | Climate politics: Environmentalists need to think globally, but act locally | San Antonio Express-News
"As President Trump pivots from a failed attempt to overhaul health care to new orders rolling back controls on carbon pollution, environmentalists are preparing for an intense fight," write UW professors Nives Dolšak (marine and environmental affairs) and Aseem Prakash (Center for Environmental Politics). [This article originally appeared on The Conversation]
Center.Environmental.Politics  !UWitM  2017  School:Marine&Environmental.Affairs  College:Environment  The.Conversation 
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A new direction for artificial intelligence? | MIT Technology Review
Ilya Sutskever, director of OpenAI, an independent research group, will describe what might be the next big breakthrough in artificial intelligence today at EmTech Digital, a conference in San Francisco. Pedro Domingos, UW professor of computer science and engineering, is quoted.
Domingos.Pedro  !UWitM  2017  Allen.School  MIT.Technology.Review 
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Gifts roundup: UW gets $12 million from professor emeritus | The Chronicle of Philanthropy
UW professor emeritus Larry Dalton and his wife, Nicole Boand, pledged $12 million to the Department of Chemistry to establish the Dalton Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chemistry and endow two professorships and a departmental support fund.
!UWitM  2017  Chronicle.Philanthropy  Department:Chemistry 
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Silicon Valley’s quest to live forever | The New Yorker
Can billions of dollars’ worth of high-tech research succeed in making death optional? Matt Kaeberlein, professor of pathology at the UW, is quoted.
Kaeberlein.Matt  !UWitM  2017  UW:Medicine  New.Yorker 
yesterday by uwnews
UW to celebrate Sakura-Kai Cherry Blossom Festival on Wednesday | KING5.com
It’s springtime in Seattle — and that means the arrival of cherry blossoms at the University of Washington. To celebrate the culture behind the cherry blossoms, the UW's Asian Languages & Literature will host Sakura-Kai on Wednesday at 12:30 in the Quad.
KING  !UWitM  2017  Cherry.Blossoms 
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The best college in every state | Money
Money’s annual Best Colleges rankings and search tools are designed to help families find a great college at a great price. The UW is featured as the highest-ranked college in Washington.
!UWitM  2017  rankings  TIME 
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UW students spend break working with youngsters | Omak Chronicle
Several University of Washington students spent their spring break working on writing projects with students at Paschal Sherman Indian School in Omak.
Omak.Chronicle  !UWitM  2017  Alternative.Spring.Break  students 
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Symposium to look for how Tacoma can best support its children | The News Tribune
What started with a trip to Italy has transformed into an annual symposium at the Children’s Museum of Tacoma. Ali Modarres, director of urban studies at UW Tacoma, will be participating at the symposium.
TNT  !UWitM  2017  UW:Tacoma  Modarres.Ali 
yesterday by uwnews
British kid finds NASA mistake: when too many cooks don't spoil anything | CSMonitor.com
Seventeen-year-old Miles thinks helping NASA fix their sensor was "pretty cool." Can amateurs really contribute to the advancement of science? Foldit, an online puzzle game designed by the UW that challenges players to figure out how to best fold proteins, is mentioned.
Foldit  csmonitor  !UWitM  2017 
yesterday by uwnews
Seattle week in review: Chemistry gift, Mech Bezos, Bay Area Capital, family leave | Xconomy
In Xconomy's week in review, it highlights a $12 million gift made to the UW Department of Chemistry from professor emeritus Larry Dalton and his wife, Nicole Boand.
Dalton.Larry  !UWitM  2017  Xconomy  Department:Chemistry 
yesterday by uwnews
Facial injuries are common in US nursing home residents | Fox News
More than 20,000 people living in U.S. nursing homes experienced serious injuries to the face last year, mainly from falling and hitting hard surfaces or while getting in and out of bed, a recent study suggests. Hilaire Thompson, professor at the UW School of Nursing, is quoted.
Thompson.Hilaire  !UWitM  2017  School:Nursing  FOX 
yesterday by uwnews
Letter | President Trump’s budget proposals: Readers weigh in | The Seattle Times
President Trump has proposed a federal budget that cuts funding for the National Institutes of Health by $5.8 billion. In consequence, I and many University of Washington biologists risk having research programs close down," writes Stan Fields, professor of genome sciences at the UW.
Department:Genome.Sciences  !UWitM  2017  Fields.Stan  UW:Medicine  Seattle.Times 
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