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The last 5.5 months have been extremely wet in the Northwest
If you needed any more proof that it’s been exceptionally wet in the Pacific Northwest this winter, Cliff Mass, UW professor of atmospheric sciences, is here to put things into perspective.
!UWitM  2017  MyNorthwest.com  Mass.Cliff  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences 
3 days ago
Seattle Transit News: The Streetcar Is Back, Light Rail Stations Celebrate 1st Birthday - Slog - The Stranger
When Capitol Hill and University of Washington stations opened on March 19, 2016, the whole city was in transformed in an instant.
!UWitM  2017  light.rail  The.Stranger 
3 days ago
Even Penguins Have Children Who Won’t Leave the Nest - The New York Times
Galápagos penguin chicks have it good. Even when they are old enough to hunt on their own, they beg their parents for food — and the parents give in. UW biology professor Dee Boersma is quoted.
!UWitM  2017  Boersma.Dee  Department:Biology  New.York.Times 
4 days ago
Popular Prostate Cancer Therapy Is Short, Intense and Unproven - The New York Times
An increasing number of rural districts are moving away from the five-day model. Paul Hill, a professor at the University of Washington Bothell, is quoted.
!UWitM  2017  Lin.Daniel.W  UW:Medicine  New.York.Times 
4 days ago
Rural Districts Shift to Four-Day Model Despite Evidence - The Atlantic
An increasing number of rural districts are moving away from the five-day model. Paul Hill, a professor at the University of Washington Bothell, is quoted.
!UWitM  2017  Hill.Paul  UW:Bothell 
4 days ago
Italy’s Struggling Economy Has World’s Healthiest People - Bloomberg
When it comes to living a long life, Italy is the place to be. Adam Drewnowski, director of the Center for Public Health Nutrition at the University of Washington, is referenced.
!UWitM  2017  Drewnowski.Adam  Center.Public.Health.Nutrition  Bloomberg  School:Public.Health 
4 days ago
How would athlete 24/7 live streaming work? | SI.com
This roundup of sports-related notes includes an item about Kate Starbird, an assistant professor of human centered design and engineering at the UW (and, once upon a time, one of America’s best women’s basketball players) and her research.
!UWitM  2017  Starbird.Kate  Human.Centered.Design&Engineering  College:Engineering  Sports.Illustrated 
4 days ago
What do Islamic State and Tibet have to do with China’s crackdown in Xinjiang? | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post
A string of deadly killings, blamed on Islamist separatists, have rocked China’s restive far western province and prompted authorities into an unprecedented show of force. Darren Byler, a UW expert on Northwest China, is quoted.
!UWitM  2017  Byler.Darren  South.China.Morning.Post 
4 days ago
Penguin Parents Support Their Grown Children Too | Inverse
We’re not the only species that depend on our parents after we’ve moved out: Scientists have found that grown-up penguins don’t stop begging their parents for food, and penguin moms and dads continually oblige. UW biology professor Dee Boersma is quoted.
!UWitM  2017  Boersma.Dee  Department:Biology  Inverse 
4 days ago
Whose votes count the least in the Electoral College? It’s not California or Texas - Salon.com
"As evidenced by Donald Trump's victory, the Electoral College gives different weights to votes cast in different states. What are these weights, and how can we best compare them?," writes Dale Durran, a UW professor of atmospheric sciences. (This article originally appeared in The Conversation)
!UWitM  2017  Durran.Dale  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences  Slate 
4 days ago
Are immigrants destroying our way of life? - Chicago Tribune
Among the alleged sins of Latino immigrants are that they drag down wages and give birth at public expense, writes Chicago Tribune columnist Steve Chapman. Jacob Vigdor, professor of public policy and governance at the UW, is quoted. (Note: This column appeared in several other publications)
!UWitM  2017  Evans.School  Vigdor.Jacob  Chicago.Tribune 
4 days ago
Happy spring! Cherry blossoms to reach full bloom next week - seattlepi.com
Today is the first day of spring, but it's not officially spring in Seattle until the cherry blossoms reach full bloom on the University of Washington campus. Fortunately, you only have to wait another week.
!UWitM  2017  Cherry.Blossoms  seattlepi.com 
4 days ago
New twist: lack of good foods rather than too many bad ones is the big killer | PennLive.com
Unhealthy diets accounted for more than 400,000 of the 610,000 deaths attributed annually to heart disease in the United States. Ashkan Afshin, an acting assistant professor at the UW's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, is quoted.
!UWitM  2017  Afshin.Ashkan  Institute.Health.Metrics&Evaluation  School:Public.Health  UW:Medicine  pennlive.com 
4 days ago
Light rail stations shift lives of Seattle commuters | KING5.com
Sunday marks one year since Sound Transit opened light rail stations at the UW and Capitol Hill, plus the $1.8 billion tunnel connecting the two stations. Ridership has spiked 78 percent in February, as compared to February of 2016 before both stations opened.
!UWitM  2017  lightrail  KING 
4 days ago
Environmentalists warn about Trump Puget Sound budget | Q13 FOX News
State officials, environmental advocates and others are warning of dire environmental and economic consequences if President Donald Trump’s cuts to environmental programs go through. The UW's partnership with Washington Sea Grant is referenced. (This AP story appeared in multiple outlets)
!UWitM  2017  research.funding  Washington.Sea.Grant  Q13 
4 days ago
Tacoma, South Sound forecast: Sun fleeting, showers incoming | The News Tribune
Enjoy that sunshine while you’ve got the chance. The nice weather Sunday is set to give way to a week’s worth of showers and rain starting Monday. Cliff Mass, professor of atmospheric sciences at the UW, is referenced.
!UWitM  2017  Mass.Cliff  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences  TNT 
4 days ago
In 1930s Seattle, homeless residents built eight Hooverville settlements | News Watch | yakimaherald.com
Seattle’s long struggle with homelessness was brought to the forefront in the 1930s, when eight settlements called “Hoovervilles” sprang up as far north as Interbay and as far south as present-day Sodo. A UW sociology student who lived in one is referenced.
!UWitM  2017  homelessness  Yakima.Herald 
4 days ago
Seattle area spends most per capita to build transit and here’s why | The Seattle Times
Even before the passage of Sound Transit 3, the Seattle area was spending more, per capita, on new transit projects than any city in the country. Scott Rutherford, a UW transportation engineering professor and director of the Sustainable Transportation Program, is quoted.
!UWitM  2017  Rutherford.Scott  College:Engineering  Department:Civil&Environmental.Engineering  Sustainable.Transportation.Program  light.rail 
4 days ago
The million-dollar market for Seattle's Native American legacy | KUOW News and Information
Tens of thousands of tourists who visit Seattle tend to carry home mementos adorned with Native American designs or logos. Much of it is faux-Indian, ripped off without compensation. Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse, the curator of Native American art at the Burke Museum at the UW, is quoted.
!UWitM  2017  Bunn-Marcuse.Kathryn  Burke.Museum  KUOW 
4 days ago
Some fear deportations would hurt Pierce County economy and its small businesses | The News Tribune
Some members of the local business community fear President Donald Trump’s plan to ramp up deportation efforts could hit those entrepreneurs hard. Jacob Vigdor, professor of public policy and governance at the UW, is quoted.
!UWitM  2017  Vigdor.Jacob  Evans.School  TNT 
5 days ago
Budget amendments can't hide $3 billion question - The Bristol Bay Times
A string of unsuccessful budget amendments floated by North Pole Rep. Tammie Wilson in Alaska, including a proposed cut of $3 million to end the state's participation in the WWAMI program, which supports Alaskans attending medical school at the UW, are examined.
!UWitM  2017  WWAMI  Bristol.Bay.Times 
5 days ago
Vapor products, e-cigarettes could be taxed under new Washington bill | Q13 FOX News
Washington State Department of Health officials are calling turf fields “safe” despite conducting what some say is a flawed study. Amy Griffin, associated head coach of the UW women's soccer team, is quoted.
!UWitM  2017  Q13  Pollet.Gerry  School:Public.Health 
5 days ago
Health study on rubber turf comes under heavy scrutiny - Bainbridge Island Review
Washington State Department of Health officials are calling turf fields “safe” despite conducting what some say is a flawed study. Amy Griffin, associated head coach of the UW women's soccer team, is quoted.
!UWitM  2017  Bainbridge.Island.Review  Griffin.Amy 
5 days ago
An era ends for Starbucks and Howard Schultz | The Seattle Times
Howard Schultz, as visible a symbol of the coffee giant as the green-and-white mermaid, is stepping away from the CEO post after shaping Starbucks into a global consumer giant. Suresh Kotha, professor of management at the UW's Foster School of Business, is quoted.
!UWitM  2017  Kotha.Suresh  Foster.School.Business  Seattle.Times 
5 days ago
Light-rail ridership soars in year after UW, Capitol Hill stations open | The Seattle Times
Kelly Raymond, the new schools superintendent in Ashland, Oregon, arrived last week with a head full of possibilities and an equally packed itinerary. A UW partnership with Highline High School is referenced.
!UWitM  2017  Seattle.Times  light.rail 
5 days ago
Ashland superintendent aims to be ‘bridge builder’
Kelly Raymond, the new schools superintendent in Ashland, Oregon, arrived last week with a head full of possibilities and an equally packed itinerary. A UW partnership with Highline High School is referenced.
!UWitM  2017  Daily.Tidings 
5 days ago
SW Dash Point section damaged by mudslide to remain closed until next week | Federal Way Mirror
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Part of SW Dash Point damaged by mudslide to remain closed until next week

A section of Southwest Dash Point Road will remain closed until mid-week after a mudslide damaged about 120 feet of street in the 2800 block early Thursday morning. Cliff Mass, a professor of atmospheric sciences at the UW, is referenced.
!UWitM  2017  Federal.Way.Mirror  Mass.Cliff  climate  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences 
5 days ago
Seattle to Portland in 15 minutes? 700 mph vision ready for next step | KIRO-TV
Local visionaries – who want to connect Seattle to Portland in a 15-minute high-speed route – say they need support for an upcoming competition hosted by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. KIRO 7 talked to UW students competing in the challenge in January.
!UWitM  2017  hyperloop  KIRO 
5 days ago
Another No. 1 to cheer for; plus, prescribing "laughing gas" for labor pain | Bloglander
Gonzaga basketball isn't the only group in Spokane with a national No. 1 ranking. The UW School of Medicine and Gonzaga University were cited in U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools for excellence in medical education.
!UWitM  2017  rankings  UW:Medicine  Inlander 
5 days ago
Match Day: UW med students learn where they’re going for residencies | The Seattle Times
On Friday, Match Day, 178 UW medical students took part in the National Residency Matching Program and learned where they will spend the next three to seven years continuing their training. Almost 36,000 applicants registered and over 31,000 positions were offered nationally.
!UWitM  2017  match.day  Seattle.Times 
5 days ago
Pacific Hyperloop wants to take you from Portland to Seattle in 15 minutes | OregonLive.com
How would you like to get to Seattle for dim sum, like now-ish? Pacific Hyperloop is imagining a future where that might be possible. Pacific Hyperloop was founded by University of Washington students.
!UWitM  2017  hyperloop  The.Oregonian 
5 days ago
Seattle Week in Review: Budget Cuts, Health IT, Alexa on iOS & More | Xconomy
Author Omari Amili writes that he was raised in poverty by drug-addicted parents. He had pretty much no one who could be a model of how to be successful in life — until he found the power of education. His experience at UW Tacoma is mentioned.
!UWitM  2017  Xconomy  research.funding  Shanahan.Patrick  Regents 
5 days ago
From jail to a master’s degree: the power of education | The Seattle Times
Author Omari Amili writes that he was raised in poverty by drug-addicted parents. He had pretty much no one who could be a model of how to be successful in life — until he found the power of education. His experience at UW Tacoma is mentioned.
!UWitM  2017  Seattle.Times  UW:Tacoma 
5 days ago
Why Trump's budget proposal may not be a blueprint for economic growth - LA Times
For all of President Trump's promises to strengthen the economy, his first proposed budget would make significant cuts that analysts say in the long run could hurt U.S. competitiveness and slow economic growth. Gregory Tassey, a research fellow at the UW's Economic Policy Research Center, is quoted.
!UWitM  2017  Tassey.Gregory  Economic.Policy.Research.Center  Los.Angeles.Times 
5 days ago
9 Healthy Foods That Cost Less Than $1 Per Serving | Time.com
Researchers at the University of Washington School of Public Health found that families who cooked more often at home tended to eat better without spending more on food than families who cooked less.
!UWitM  2017  Time  School:Public.Health  Aggarwak.Anju 
5 days ago
Fury Road: Did Uber Steal the Driverless Future From Google?
Self-driving technology has become a fixation for Uber CEO Travis Kalanick. Robert Gomulkiewicz, a UW law professor, is quoted. (This story was originally published by Bloomberg)
!UWitM  2017  Gomulkiewicz.Robert  School:Law  MSN 
5 days ago
Minimum wage leads to job losses - Business Insider
In January, 19 states raised their respective minimum wages. Washington was among the most generous. A UW minimum-wage study from 2016 is highlighted.
!UWitM  2017  minimum.wage  Business.Insider 
5 days ago
UW, Fred Hutch slam Trump’s proposed budget, calling it ‘major step backward’ and ‘indefensible’ | The Seattle Times
President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts, which would hit federal research funding hard, are “a major step backward for American research and innovation,” said UW President Ana Mari Cauce.
!UWitM  2017  Cauce.Ana.Mari  research.funding  Seattle.Times 
5 days ago
Trump budget could mean major changes in Washington, from housing and schools to military | The Seattle Times
President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget outline would impose deep cuts across federal government. The UW's federal research funding is mentioned, and UW President Ana Mari Cauce is quoted.
!UWitM  2017  research.funding  Cauce.Ana.Mari  Seattle.Times 
5 days ago
'Patient lives are at stake,' Fred Hutch president says of 'devastating' Trump cuts - Puget Sound Business Journal
President Donald Trump’s budget proposal slashes funding by 18 percent for the National Institutes of Health, a critical funding source for Seattle's world-renowned research centers. The University of Washington is mentioned for its groundbreaking cancer research.
!UWitM  2017  research.funding  Puget.Sound.Business.Journal 
5 days ago
Seattle health leaders say proposed NIH budget cuts are 'devastating' and will cost patient lives - GeekWire
Leaders from across Seattle’s life sciences and medical communities warned the proposed cuts would be devastating, and could cost the lives of patients who benefit from National Institutes of Health-funded research. The University of Washington's research is mentioned.
!UWitM  2017  GeekWire  research.funding 
5 days ago
Trump taps Boeing executive for deputy defense secretary | Tri-City Herald
President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated top Boeing executive and University of Washington Regent Patrick Shanahan to serve as Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis’ second in command.
!UWitM  2017  Shanahan.Patrick  Tri.City.Herald 
5 days ago
After criticizing Boeing on Air Force One costs, Trump taps Boeing executive for Pentagon - Washington Business Journal
President Donald Trump has dipped into Boeing's executive ranks to fill a top post at the Pentagon, nominating Patrick Shanahan, also a UW regent, to serve as deputy secretary of defense.
!UWitM  2017  Shanahan.Patrick  Regents  Puget.Sound.Business.Journal 
5 days ago
Researchers sound the alarm over Trump's budget blueprint
The White House announced nominees for six senior Pentagon jobs Thursday, including Patrick Shanahan, a longtime Boeing Co. executive and University of Washington regent, for deputy secretary of defense, moving to fill out Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ new team.
!UWitM  2017  Cauce.Ana.Mari  GeekWire  research.funding 
5 days ago
Boeing executive is pick for Pentagon’s No. 2;
The White House announced nominees for six senior Pentagon jobs Thursday, including Patrick Shanahan, a longtime Boeing Co. executive and University of Washington regent, for deputy secretary of defense, moving to fill out Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ new team.
!UWitM  2017  Shanahan.Patrick  Regents  Bend.Bulletin 
5 days ago
Rural Washington will be hit hard by Republican health care plan | KUOW News and Information
Information was released this week about how the Republican health plan would affect people in Washington. Sallie Sanford, a UW associate professor of law, spoke with KUOW's Kim Malcolm about who loses the most.
!UWitM  2017  KUOW  Sanford.Sallie  School:Law 
5 days ago
Seattle to Portland in 15 minutes? Pacific Hyperloop wants to make it so
A fledgling venture called Pacific Hyperloop is kicking off its effort to win support for a high-speed transit link between Seattle and Portland. The group was founded by University of Washington students.
!UWitM  2017  GeekWire  hyperloop 
5 days ago
Irish-born UW statistician Adrian Raftery wins St. Patrick's Day Medal
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny awarded the medal for academic achievement to Raftery on Wednesday at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C. Raftery is a UW professor of statistics and sociology.
!UWitM  2017  Raftery.Adrian  Center.Statistics&Social.Sciences  Department:Statistics  Department:Sociology  GeekWire 
5 days ago
Vapor products, e-cigarettes could be taxed under new bill | The Seattle Times
Measures to tax vapor, e-cigarettes and other nicotine products are being considered by lawmakers in Washington state. The bill's sponsor, Rep. Gerry Pollet who also teaches in public health at the UW, is quoted. (This AP story appeared in several outlets)
!UWitM  2017  Pollet.Gerry  School:Public.Health  Seattle.Times 
5 days ago
When free speech is hate speech: Should it be banned?
Crosscut columnist Knute Berger recaps a recent panel in which journalists had a chance to ask University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce and Washington State University President Kirk Schulz about free speech on campus.
!UWitM  2017  Cauce.Ana.Mari  free.speech  Crosscut 
5 days ago
Educators, Students Press School Board to Scrap “Whitewashed” History Lessons | Seattle Weekly
After hearing a flood of public testimony Wednesday evening, mostly from youth of color, members of the Board of Directors for Seattle Public Schools spoke in favor of creating a mandatory ethnic studies curriculum. Two UW students are quoted.
!UWitM  2017  Seattle.Weekly 
5 days ago
How smart cities are leading the charge for next-gen tech infrastructure
When it comes to building the high-tech infrastructure for data and transportation, urban planners are thinking globally and acting locally. MetroLab Network, a nationwide smart-city consortium that the City of Seattle and the University of Washington joined in 2015, in mentioned.
!UWitM  2017  smart.cities  GeekWire 
5 days ago
Oregon shows, where you live may determine how you die | NWCN.com
Americans who want to ensure they have a say in how they die should examine the lessons of Oregon, a new analysis suggests. Co-author Dr. Joan Teno, professor of gerontology and geriatrics at the UW, is quoted.
!UWitM  Teno.Joan  Department:Gerontology&Geriatrics  2017  NWCN.com 
5 days ago
WSU-Spokane would lose “branch” from its campus description under proposal before Washington Senate | | The Spokesman-Review
The state started using the term “branch” campus in 1989 when it began allowing Washington State University and the University of Washington to offer programs away from their main facilities in Pullman and Seattle.
!UWitM  2017  Spokesman.Review 
5 days ago
City begins modernization study for Longview Public Library | Local | tdn.com
The Longview Public Library building, originally opened in 1926, is on local and national historic registers. Now the library needs to become more tech-friendly. Henry Suzzallo, former University of Washington president, is mentioned.
!UWitM  2017  Longview.Daily.News  Suzallo.Henry 
5 days ago
City alleges drugmaker let OxyContin flood black market | The Washington Post
As deaths from painkillers and heroin abuse spiked and street crimes increased, the mayor of Everett took major steps to tackle the opioid epidemic devastating the city. Elizabeth Porter, associate law professor at the UW, is quoted. [This AP story appeared in several outlets]
drugs  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  Washington.Post  AP  Porter.Elizabeth 
10 days ago
Trump’s talk — ‘Muslim ban,’ ‘Islam hates us’ — comes back to bite him in court again | The Washington Post
In his blistering opinion Wednesday freezing the new travel ban, U.S. District Judge Derrick K. Watson said statements by President Trump and his senior advisers were precisely what called its legality into question. Mary Fan, professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Washington.Post  !UWitM  2017  Fan.Mary  School:Law  politics 
10 days ago
Fury road: Did Uber steal the driverless future from Google? | Bloomberg
Bloomberg takes a look inside the vicious patent fight over self-driving technology. Robert Gomulkiewicz, professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Gomulkiewicz.Robert  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  Bloomberg 
10 days ago
Polar bears are threatened by global warming — should subsistence harvest be allowed to continue? | International Business Times
Polar bears are not the only ones hit by climate change in the Arctic Ocean. Human communities that have lived there for thousands of years are also facing significant challenges. Eric Regehr, a researchers with the UW's Applied Physics Laboratory, is quoted.
Regehr.Eric  Applied.Physics.Laboratory  !UWitM  2017  Arctic.sea.ice  Climate.Change  International.Business.Times 
10 days ago
Giving a boost to Washington's hi-tech research, space industry | Lens
Washington currently ranks fifth in the nation for innovation related to research and development, according to a 2016 study by the Milken Institute State Technology and Science Index. Saadia Pekkanen, professor of international studies at the UW, is quoted.
Pekkanen.Saadia  !UWitM  2017  Jackson.School.International.Studies  Kelley.Peter 
10 days ago
Computer game may prevent seniors from falling down | KING 5
Hilaire Thompson, a University of Washington researcher, recently won a $250,000 research grant from the National Institute for Nursing to study brain injury associated with falls
Thompson.Hilaire  !UWitM  2017  UW:Medicine  KING  School:Nursing 
10 days ago
Study: When it comes to dying, it's better to be in Oregon | The Oregonian
Two-thirds of Oregonians die at home compared with about half in Washington state and nearly 40 percent nationwide, according to findings published Wednesday. Dr. Joan Teno, professor of gerontology at the UW, is quoted.
Teno.Joan  !UWitM  2017  UW:Medicine  Department:Gerontology  The.Oregonian 
10 days ago
Why do some locals say ‘Wershington’ instead of ‘Washington?’ | KUOW
Most long-time Washingtonians know at least one person who says “Wershington” — or maybe “Warshington” or “Worshington” if you’re listening closely. But why? KUOW asked Alicia Wassink, UW linguistics expert, to help us make sense of it all.
Wassink.Alicia  Department:Linguistics  !UWitM  2017  KUOW 
10 days ago
What does the GOP health care bill actually mean for Washington State? | KUOW
Governor Jay Inslee gave a press conference about the effects the GOP health care bill will have on Washington state. Aaron Katz, who teaches health policy at the UW, is interviewed about Inslee's comments.
Inslee.Jay  !UWitM  2017  KUOW  health  Katz.Aaron  School:Public.Health 
10 days ago
Brrrr, they might say: UW cherry blossoms won’t peak until late March | The Seattle Times
The University of Washington Quad's iconic cherry trees typically attract throngs of photographers and flower lovers when they reach full bloom.
Seattle.Times  Cherry.Blossoms  !UWitM  2017  Shores.Sara 
10 days ago
Where you live may determine how you die, Oregon shows | USA Today
Americans who want to ensure they have a say in how they die should examine the lessons of Oregon, a new analysis suggests. Dr. Joan Teno, professor of gerontology at the UW, is quoted.
Teno.Joan  !UWitM  2017  UW:Medicine  Department:Gerontology  USA.Today 
10 days ago
Scientists are adopting a new battle plan in the war against cancer | Business Insider
Dr. Nora Disis, professor of medicine at the UW, and her team are finishing the first stage of a vaccine they hope to use against breast cancer for women at high risk.
cancer  women  Disis.Nora  UW:Medicine  !UWitM  2017  Business.Insider 
10 days ago
Social science: Using video games to treat depression | Paste Magazine
Researchers from the UW and the University of California, San Francisco, have found a way to use the very smartphones that are killing the attention spans of the population at large to help people with depression retrain their brains to concentrate better.
!UWitM  2017  Paste.Magazine  UW:Medicine 
10 days ago
Pacific Northwest drenched by abnormal amounts of rain | MyNorthwest.com
You’re not crazy, it’s been raining way more than usual in the Pacific Northwest. Between March 7 to March 13, the Pacific Northwest has been drenched by 200-600 percent of its normal rainfall, according to UW professor of atmospheric sciences Cliff Mass.
KIRO  weather  wawx  Mass.Cliff  !UWitM  2017  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences  College:Environment 
10 days ago
March already surpassed usual monthly rain total in Washington | The News Tribune
The rain is being a bit of an overachiever. By early Wednesday, Sea-Tac Airport already had recorded 3.72 inches of precipitation, which is the normal total for all of March. Cliff Mass, professor of atmospheric sciences at the UW, is quoted.
Mass.Cliff  !UWitM  2017  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences  College:Environment  TNT  wawx  weather 
10 days ago
New minimum wage data don’t settle Seattle debate | The Seattle Times
States that enacted minimum-wage hikes last year showed faster wage growth. Here's why Washington wasn't among them. The UW minimum wage study is referenced.
minimum.wage  !UWitM  2017  Evans.School  Seattle.Times 
10 days ago
Up to half of Arctic melting can be explained by natural changes | CS Monitor
David Battisti, a UW professor of atmospheric sciences, and other scientists say that “internal variability,” not human-caused climate change, “may be responsible for about 30–50 percent of the overall decline in September sea ice since 1979.”
csmonitor  !UWitM  2017  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences  College:Environment  Battisti.David  Climate.Change  Arctic.sea.ice 
10 days ago
Reality check: What vouchers can — and can’t — do | The Huffington Post
"Where a locality has no good private schools already, $600 vouchers are unlikely to cause any knowledgeable person to start a new school," writes Paul Hill, founder of the UW's Center on Reinventing Public Education and a research professor at UW Bothell.
Huffington.Post  !UWitM  2017  UW:Bothell  Hill.Paul  Center.Reinventing.Public.Education 
10 days ago
The immigration crackdown’s surprising victim: your tuition bill | Money
A rise in anti-immigrant sentiment in the U.S. — and a resulting shift in attitudes overseas — could signal trouble ahead for American universities, and higher tuition prices for their U.S. students. Kim Lovaas, UW associate director of international student enrollment, comments.
TIME  !UWitM  2017  Lovaas.Kim  immigration 
10 days ago
Analysis | Whose votes count least in the Electoral College? | US News
"As evidenced by Donald Trump's victory, the Electoral College gives different weights to votes cast in different states. What are these weights, and how can we best compare them?," writes Dale Durran, a UW professor of atmospheric sciences. (This article originally appeared in The Conversation)
US.News  !UWitM  2017  The.Conversation  Durran.Dale  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences  College:Environment 
10 days ago
Graduate schools offer new paths into health care | US News
Specialized master's degrees are springing up to respond to the health field's varied challenges. The UW is mentioned for its option for graduate students in public health to specialize in climate change topics.
US.News  !UWitM  2017  Climate.Change  School:Public.Health 
10 days ago
The deliciously fishy case of the 'Codfather' | Mother Jones
New England’s seafood industry is in deep trouble — thanks in no small part to one mogul’s seriously shady business. Tim Essington, UW professor of aquatic and fishery sciences, comments on the usefulness of a specific fisheries management technique.
Mother.Jones  !UWitM  2017  Essington.Tim  School:Aquatic&FisheriesSciences 
10 days ago
It’s time to force Uber to tell the government how it works | Motherboard
Uber and other companies in the so-called "sharing economy" have been able to slip past regulations applied to more established industries. A study co-authored by Ryan Calo, UW assistant professor of law, is cited.
Motherboard  VICE  !UWitM  2017  Calo.Ryan  School:Law 
10 days ago
World's oldest plant-like fossils discovered in India | Seeker
Swedish scientists have uncovered 1.6 billion-year-old fossils that indicate multi-cellular life developed much earlier than previously thought — possibly 400 million years earlier. Caroline Strömberg, a UW associate professor of biology, comments on the findings.
Seeker  !UWitM  2017  Stromberg.Caroline  Department:Biology 
10 days ago
A new bill From Washington state lawmakers would force heroin and opioid users into treatment | The Stranger
A bill proposed in the Washington Senate on Monday would send heroin and opioid users to drug treatment whether they want to go or not. A recent study by the UW's Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute is mentioned.
The.Stranger  Alcohol.Drug.Abuse.Institute  !UWitM  2017  UW:Medicine 
10 days ago
UW studying effects of Seattle police use of medication for heroin overdose victims | Q13
The Seattle Police Department is working with the University of Washington to see how having police carry Narcan, a medication also known as naloxone which is used to treat heroin overdoses, affects the health of overdose victims.
Q13  !UWitM  2017  UW:Medicine  drugs  video 
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