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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 
23 hours ago
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 
yesterday
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 
yesterday
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 
yesterday
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 
yesterday
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 
yesterday
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 
yesterday
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 
yesterday
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 
yesterday
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 
yesterday
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 
yesterday
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 
yesterday
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 
yesterday
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 
yesterday
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 
yesterday
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 
yesterday
The problems with a new study on Seattle's $15 minimum wage | Forbes
UC Berkeley released a new study on Seattle's $15 minimum wage. The UW's minimum wage study is referenced and Jacob Vigdor, UW professor of public policy and governance, is quoted.
Vigdor.Jacob  minimum.wage  !UWitM  2017  Evans.School  Forbes 
2 days ago
The 'June gloom' is about to be abolished with above-normal heat, forecasters say | MyNorthwest.com
The gloomy, cloudy weather that is often associated with June in Western Washington may be over earlier than usual. Cliff Mass, professor of atmospheric sciences at the UW, is quoted.
KIRO  weather  wawx  !UWitM  2017  Mass.Cliff  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences  College:Environment 
2 days ago
Juvenile arthritis can alter normal growth in children | US News
Arthritis is often thought of as an older person's disease, but as the slogan at the top of the Arthritis Foundation's pediatric website proclaims, "Kids Get Arthritis, Too." Dr. Kabita Nanda, assistant professor of pediatrics, is quoted.
Nanda.Kabita  Department:Pediatrics  UW:Medicine  !UWitM  2017  US.News 
2 days ago
Artificial intelligence can predict which congressional bills will pass | Science
Using just the text of a bill plus about a dozen other variables, a new artificial intelligence algorithm can determine the chance that a bill will become law with great precision. John Wilkerson, a political scientist at the UW, is quoted.
Science.Mag  !UWitM  2017  Artificial.Intelligence  Wilkerson.John  Department:Political.Science  politics  College:Arts&Sciences 
2 days ago
Joel Connelly | Gay power in Seattle: Just look at our power structure | seattlepi.com
Seattle has become a place where the LGBTQ community is powerful, ceaselessly courted by business and political leadership and where its members occupy positions of influence. UW President Ana Mari Cauce is mentioned.
Cauce.Ana.Mari  !UWitM  2017  seattlepi.com  LGBTQ 
3 days ago
The fight to save thousands of lives with seafloor sensors | Nature News
Geophysicists are ramping up their efforts to monitor major undersea faults for movement, and search for signs of the next catastrophic quake. The UW's Emily Roland, an oceanographer, Heidi Houston, a seismologist, and William Wilcock, a marine geophysicist, are quoted.
Wilcock.William  !UWitM  2017  Nature  College:Environment  earthquakes  Houston.Heidi  Roland.Emily  School:Oceanography  Department:Earth&Space.Sciences 
3 days ago
Sen. McCain grills Boeing exec at confirmation hearing | MyNorthwest.com
President Trump nominated Patrick Shanahan, Boeing executive and chairman of the UW Board of Regents, to serve as deputy secretary of defense.
Regents  !UWitM  2017  KIRO 
3 days ago
UW researchers’ ‘kidney on a chip’ will be prepped for space station | GeekWire
A stack of card-sized gizmos that test the effects of drugs, toxins and weightlessness on human kidney cells is due to take a ride to the International Space Station as early as next year — and researchers at the University of Washington can’t wait.
UW:Medicine  !UWitM  2017  GeekWire  Himmelfarb.Jonathan 
3 days ago
Latest study: Seattle’s wage law lifted restaurant pay without shrinking jobs | The Seattle Times
Seattle’s minimum-wage law has led to higher pay for restaurant workers without affecting the overall number of jobs in the industry, according to a new study from UC Berkeley. The UW's minimum wage study is referenced.
minimum.wage  !UWitM  2017  Seattle.Times 
3 days ago
Berkeley study: Minimum wage increase hasn't killed jobs in Seattle | The Stranger
A study from economists at UC Berkeley found that Seattle's landmark minimum wage increase has not cost jobs. The UW minimum wage study is referenced.
The.Stranger  !UWitM  2017  minimum.wage 
3 days ago
When cutting-edge science meets science fiction, it packs the house | Smithsonian
At Future Con, fans of sci-fi, fantasy and comics met the researchers and engineers who are bringing their stories to life. Katherine Pratt, doctoral student in electrical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Pratt.Katherine  !UWitM  2017  College:Engineering  Department:Electrical.Engineering  Smithsonian.Magazine 
3 days ago
China still has the world’s fastest supercomputer, but the US wants to change that | Recode
The Department of Energy is granting six companies a total of $258 million to work on supercomputing technology. Thom Dunning, a chemistry professor at the UW, is quoted.
Recode  !UWitM  2017  Department:Chemistry  College:Arts&Sciences  Dunning.Thom 
3 days ago
Lionfish are eating fish we didn't even know existed | Gizmodo
According to a new study, researchers from the University of Washington have recorded video of a lionfish noshing on a previously unnamed species of goby (genus Palatogobius) off the coast of Curaçao.
Gizmodo  !UWitM  2017  College:Environment  School:Aquatic&FisheriesSciences  Burke.Museum 
3 days ago
Where most employees at Facebook, Google, Apple and other top tech companies went to school | Entrepreneur
If you want to land a job at a place like Facebook or Google, you may want to consider going to school out West. The UW was the most common college found on tech employees’ resumes.
Entrepreneur  !UWitM  2017 
3 days ago
Before you hit 'submit,' this company has already logged your personal data | Gizmodo
Some websites are collecting personal information even if you don't hit the "submit" button. Ryan Calo, assistant professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Gizmodo  !UWitM  2017  Calo.Ryan  School:Law 
3 days ago
Wolves need more room to roam | Scientific American
Ecologists say wolves should be allowed to roam beyond remote wilderness areas — and that they might also do a good service by scaring off smaller predators like coyotes and jackals. Aaron Wirsing, assistant professor of environmental and forest sciences at the UW, is interviewed.
Wirsing.Aaron  !UWitM  2017  Scientific.American  College:Environment  School:Environmental&Forest.Sciences 
3 days ago
The game that helps players learn about molecules | HuffPost
Over the past few years I’ve covered a wide range of games that allow players to contribute toward scientific research. A game called Nanocrafter that was developed at the UW's Center for Game Science is mentioned.
Center.Game.Science  !UWitM  2017  Huffington.Post 
3 days ago
UW initiative awarded $9.3M to fight deadly malaria strains in India | GeekWire
Fighting drug-resistant malaria is one goal of the UW’s Malaria Evolution in South Asia initiative, an international collaboration and one of the 10 International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research. The center announced Tuesday it has received $9.3 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health to continue its work.
Department:Chemistry  !UWitM  2017  College:Arts&Sciences  GeekWire 
3 days ago
Seattle’s $15 minimum wage hasn’t cut jobs, study finds | Q13
A new study from UC Berkeley says Seattle’s $15-an-hour minimum wage law has boosted pay for restaurant workers without costing jobs. The UW's minimum wage study is referenced. [This AP story appeared in several outlets]
AP  !UWitM  2017  Q13  minimum.wage 
3 days ago
We're still talking about 'My Family's Slave' | Code Switch (NPR)
Vicente Rafael, professor of history at the UW, is interviewed about The Atlantic's essay "My Family's Slave" on NPR's "Code Switch." His segment starts at about 14:30.
Rafael.Vicente  Department:History  College:Arts&Sciences  !UWitM  2017  NPR 
4 days ago
The culture inside | NPR
Is there a part of ourselves that we don't acknowledge, that we don't even have access to and that might make us ashamed if we encountered it? UW psychologist Anthony Greenwald is interviewed. His segment starts at about 14:50.
NPR  !UWitM  2017  Greenwald.Anthony  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
4 days ago
UW Professor Shulman of ‘Seattle Growth Podcast’ talks arena wars on ‘Q It Up Sports’ | Q13
Jeff Shulman, professor of marketing at the UW, is interviewed about the "arena wars" happening in Seattle.
Shulman.Jeff  !UWitM  2017  Q13  Foster.School.Business 
4 days ago
Deadly heat waves could endanger 74 percent of mankind by 2100, study says | InsideClimate News
A new online tool explores the number of days per year in places worldwide when heat is likely to exceed a deadly threshold if nothing is done about climate change. Dr. Howard Frumkin, a professor of environmental and occupational health sciences at the UW, is quoted.
Frumkin.Howard  School:Public.Health  UW:Medicine  Inside.Climate.News  Climate.Change  !UWitM  2017 
4 days ago
DNA analysis reveals a third species of flying squirrel in North America | Mongabay
There are now three species of flying squirrel in North America, and it turns out that the newest member of the family has actually been gliding amongst the treetops of the U.S. West Coast this whole time. Jim Kenagy, professor emeritus of biology at the UW, is quoted.
Mongabay  !UWitM  2017  Kenagy.Jim  Department:Biology  College:Arts&Sciences 
4 days ago
Billions to face 'deadly threshold' of heat extremes by 2100, finds study | Carbon Brief
Up to three quarters of the world’s population could be at risk from deadly heat extremes by the end of the century, a new study suggests. Kristie Ebi, a professor of global health at the UW, is quoted.
Ebi.Kristie  !UWitM  2017  School:Public.Health  Department:Global.Health  Carbon.Brief  Climate.Change 
4 days ago
Scientists want you to help them find nearby alien planets, please | Motherboard
The Pale Red Dot Campaign, the team behind last year's discovery of the closest known exoplanet to our own solar system — Proxima b — launched a new initiative, with a focus on citizen science. The UW Virtual Planetary Laboratory's habitable zone calculator is referenced.
Virtual.Planetary.Laboratory  !UWitM  2017  Department:Astronomy  Motherboard  VICE  College:Arts&Sciences 
4 days ago
Quirky Bothell shopping village may give way to new housing | Q13
The need for new homes continues in our region. But that means some old and beloved locations may fall by the wayside. Richard Mohler, an associate professor of architecture at the UW, is quoted.
Mohler.Richard  !UWitM  2017  Department:Architecture  College:Built.Environments  Q13 
4 days ago
Best way to argue with your partner according to a psychologist | Business Insider
Arguments with your partner don't have to be devastating. In fact, couples who follow two basic rules when they argue tend to stay together longer than couples who do not, according to research from UC Berkeley psychologist Robert Levenson and UW psychology professor John Gottman.
Gottman.John  !UWitM  2017  College:Arts&Sciences  Department:Psychology  Business.Insider 
4 days ago
How a company you’ve never heard of sends you letters about your medical condition | Gizmodo
A company called AcurianHealth is tracking search histories and using that information to recruit people to take part in clinical trials for drug companies. Ryan Calo, assistant professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  Gizmodo 
4 days ago
The Amazon/Whole Foods deal | KING 5
University of Washington business professor Suresh Kotha details how the Amazon/Whole Foods deal will change both industries.
Foster.School.Business  Kotha.Suresh  !UWitM  2017  KING 
4 days ago
The future of mental health therapy | On Point (NPR)
Digitized therapy. Are apps the new frontier to manage our mental health? Dror Ben-Zeev, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the UW, is interviewed.
WBUR  NPR  Ben-Zeev.Dror  Department:Psychiatry&Behavioral.Sciences  UW:Medicine  !UWitM  2017 
4 days ago
Rep. McMorris Rodgers to propose renewing a program that brings doctors to rural and underserved areas | The Spokesman-Review
While Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers has voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act many times, there is one Obamacare program she’s looking to save. The partnership between the UW and Gonzaga University is mentioned.
Gonzaga.UW.Partnership  !UWitM  2017  Spokesman.Review 
4 days ago
Psst, the human genome was never completely sequenced | Stat News
The feat made headlines around the world: “Scientists Say Human Genome is Complete,” the New York Times announced in 2003. But, the "finished" sequence isn't finished. Evan Eichler, professor of genome sciences at the UW, is quoted.
Eichler.Evan  Department:Genome.Sciences  genetics&dna  !UWitM  2017  Stat.News  UW:Medicine 
4 days ago
Oh, the humanity: What will tech upgrades do to people? | Live Science
Technology enables mechanical reconstruction and modification of the human body, from prosthetic limbs and pacemakers to brain-computer interfaces and contraceptive implants. Katherine Pratt, doctoral student in electrical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Live.Science  !UWitM  2017  Pratt.Katherine  students  College:Engineering  Center.Sensorimotor.Neural.Engineering  Department:Electrical.Engineering 
4 days ago
Too hot to handle: Study shows Earth’s killer heat worsens | The Seattle Times
Killer heat is getting worse, a new study shows. Dr. Howard Frumkin, a University of Washington environmental health professor who wasn't part of the study, is quoted. [This AP story appeared in several outlets]
Frumkin.Howard  !UWitM  2017  School:Public.Health  Seattle.Times  UW:Medicine  AP 
4 days ago
Trump and the Goldwater rule: When is it OK to voice a professional opinion about the mental health of the president? | LA Times
Since Donald Trump became president, commentary about his public statements, tweeting habits, predilections and even his personality have become something of a national pastime. Ellen Covey, professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Los.Angeles.Times  !UWitM  2017  Covey.Ellen  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
4 days ago
Paris climate deal: 5 questions for next steps | Crosscut
In the wake of the Trump administration's announcement that the United States will pull out of the Paris climate agreement, states are stepping up to fill the void. Amy Snover, director of the University of Washington’s Climate Impacts Group, is quoted.
Climate.Impacts.Group  !UWitM  2017  Crosscut  Snover.Amy  College:Environment  politics 
4 days ago
Presidents share what’s worked | The Chronicle of Higher Education
UW President Ana Mari Cauce talks to The Chronicle of Higher Education about what it takes to create a university-wide initiative such as Population Health and how to keep it going.
Population.Health  !UWitM  2017  Cauce.Ana.Mari  Chronicle.Higher.Education 
4 days ago
Researchers develop new tool to help advance open science | Xinhua
University of Washington and Microsoft researchers Maxim Grechkin, Bill Howe and Hoifung Poon have developed a new tool, known as Wide-Open, to help advance open science by automatically detecting datasets that are overdue for publication.
Xinhua.Net  Howe.Bill  !UWitM  2017  College:Engineering  Information.School  Allen.School  eScience.Institute 
4 days ago
Students create game to help acrophobes confront their fear of heights in virtual reality | GeekWire
Hunter Hoffman, director of the Virtual Reality Research Center at the Human Photonics Lab at the UW has done extensive research on how virtual reality can treat pain and phobia.
GeekWire  !UWitM  2017  Hoffman.Hunter  College:Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  Department:Radiology  UW:Medicine 
4 days ago
Even with insurance, Americans can't afford their medical bills | The Atlantic
The debate over the future of health care is obscuring a more pedestrian reality: Insurance may handle most costs, but many Americans still need to turn to charity for help when they get sick. A study published by UW Bothell's Lauren Berliner and Nora Kenworthy is referenced.
Berliner.Lauren  UW:Bothell  The.Atlantic  Kenworthy.Nora  !UWitM  2017 
4 days ago
This dark matter theory could solve a celestial conundrum | WIRED
For years, dark matter has been behaving badly. The term was first invoked nearly 80 years ago by the astronomer Fritz Zwicky, who realized that some unseen gravitational force was needed to stop individual galaxies from escaping giant galaxy clusters. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, a theoretical physicist at the UW, is quoted.
Prescod-Weinstein.Chanda  !UWitM  2017  WIRED  Department:Physics  College:Arts&Sciences 
4 days ago
Washington’s opioid epidemic: Focus more on treatment, not illegal supply, some experts say | The Seattle Times
A two-day summit on Washington’s opioid epidemic focused on reducing the supply of legal drugs. But some panelists wanted to stress a different approach. Caleb Banta-Green, senior research scientist at the UW’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, is quoted.
Alcohol.Drug.Abuse.Institute  !UWitM  2017  Banta-Green.Caleb  Seattle.Times  drugs 
4 days ago
UW CoMotion innovation hub cuts 15 precent of staff amid loss of patent revenue, changing model | GeekWire
The University of Washington’s innovation hub CoMotion is cutting approximately 15 percent of its staff as well as eliminating open positions, as it reorganizes its business model and copes with the loss of a key revenue source.
CoMotion  !UWitM  2017  GeekWire 
4 days ago
Bailadores de Bronce: 'We want to be an example of the best that Mexico has to offer' | KUOW News and Information
Adrian Olivas directs Bailadores de Bronce, a Mexican folklorico troupe that began at the UW in 1972. Folklorico refers to the wide range of folk dance, music  and cultural traditions in Mexico.
KUOW  !UWitM  2017 
4 days ago
How Benton County's public safety sales tax led to a rise in arrests for sex crimes against kids | Tri-City Herald
Two-and-a-half years after Benton County voters approved a public safety sales tax, one of the more surprising outcomes is a rise in the number of people arrested for sex crimes against children. Mary Fan, professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Fan.Mary  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  Tri.City.Herald 
4 days ago
Massive mystery fern die-off at Seattle park | KING 5
Ferns are dying in Seward Park and experts don't know exactly why. Tim Billo, lecturer of environmental studies at the UW, is interviewed.
Billo.Tim  College:Environment  !UWitM  2017  KING 
5 days ago
Someone you should know: Kimberly Arthur offers compassion to go | ParentMap
Kimberly Arthur understands the benefit of “compassion to go,” a concept she learned in the Mindful Self-Compassion course at the UW’s Center for Child and Family Well-Being. Arthur took the course in March 2016 and soon realized how its principles could profoundly aid the parents she saw at Seattle Children’s Hospital.
Parent.Map  Center.Child.Family.Well-Being  !UWitM  2017  UW:Medicine 
5 days ago
Facebook won’t say if it will use your brain activity for advertisements | The Intercept
Details on how the Facebook brain/computer interface would function are scant, likely because the company hasn’t invented it yet. Howard Chizeck, professor of electrical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Chizeck.Howard  !UWitM  2017  College:Engineering  Department:Electrical.Engineering 
7 days ago
Protecting our neural privacy | CBC Radio
It won't be long before our connection to technology is a lot more direct and intimate than it is now. Howard Chizeck, professor of electrical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Chizeck.Howard  College:Engineering  Department:Electrical.Engineering  !UWitM  2017 
7 days ago
Partly cloudy, with a warm and wet Father’s Day morning ahead | KNKX
“The worst is over,” said UW atmospheric sciences professor Cliff Mass on Friday morning. “The heavy rain passed through yesterday. And today we just have a few residual showers, mainly in the mountains.”
KNKX  weather  Mass.Cliff  !UWitM  2017  College:Environment  wawx  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences 
8 days ago
First of its kind study examines aging LGBTQ individuals' health | KING 5
In a national study first of its kind, the UW's School of Social Work is investigating the health and well being of older LGBTQ individuals. Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen is a professor of social work as well as the principal investigator for the study, Aging with Pride.
KING  !UWitM  2017  LGBTQ  Fredriksen-Goldsen.Karen 
8 days ago
The Southeast Asian community shares its thoughts at Seattle Central | NW Asian Weekly
On June 7, Seattle Central College hosted the fifth in a series of open public meetings called “Community Conversations with the Southeast Asian Communities." Several UW students were on the panel at the event.
NW.Asian.Weekly  !UWitM  2017  students 
8 days ago
Shifting water weight can trigger small earthquakes in California | Science
Water shapes California powerfully, deluging the state with El Niño–generated rainfalls and drying it out with punishing droughts. Now, a new study suggests that water may play yet another role: triggering earthquakes. John Vidale, UW professor of Earth and space sciences, is quoted.
Vidale.John  Department:Earth&Space.Sciences  College:Environment  Science.Mag  !UWitM  2017  earthquakes 
8 days ago
Summit kicks off to tackle illicit opioid market | Q13
How can police, doctors and lawmakers make a dent in our state’s growing opioid epidemic? That’s the goal of a two-day summit being hosted at the University of Washington where hundreds of key stakeholders met on Thursday.
Q13  !UWitM  2017  drugs 
8 days ago
UW museum displays woolly dog hair this weekend | KING 5
The Burke Museum at University of Washington is showing off a one-of-a-kind object. In fact, it's the only object like it in a northwest museum. It's a blanket made of woolly dog hair. 
KING  !UWitM  2017  Burke.Museum 
8 days ago
3.6 tremor rattles Olympic Peninsula | seattlepi.com
A 3.6-magnitude earthquake, located about 13 miles west of Poulsbo struck the Olympic Peninsula on Thursday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Washington reported.
seattlepi.com  !UWitM  2017  earthquakes  PNSN 
8 days ago
Washington’s challenge: Keeping cartels and illicit money out of the state’s pot industry | The Seattle Times
Vela, a uniquely designed Seattle pot store, opened last year with fanfare and sophistication. Snoop Dogg dropped in on Vela’s opening weekend for a fundraiser benefiting the University of Washington Cannabis Law and Policy Project.
marijuana  Cannabis.Law&Policy.Project  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  Seattle.Times 
8 days ago
How local luminaries do summer in Seattle | Seattle Magazine
UW President Ana Mari Cauce tells Seattle Mag how she likes to spend her summer in Seattle.
Cauce.Ana.Mari  Seattle.Magazine  !UWitM  2017 
8 days ago
‘Engineering with soul’ can help solve the world’s problems | The Seattle Times
A UW Engineers Without Borders project in Bolivia is mentioned in this opinion piece by Dave Cook, principal geologist at Aspect Consulting in Seattle.
Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2017  College:Engineering 
8 days ago
Here's how to focus and use more of your brain | Time
It’s a myth that humans only use 10 percent of their brains. Sophie Leroy, business professor at UW Bothell, is quoted.
TIME  Leroy.Sophie  UW:Bothell  !UWitM  2017 
8 days ago
Life might have a shot on planets orbiting dim red stars | Science News
In the 25 years since the discovery of the first planets beyond our solar system, astronomers have found more than 3,600 worlds orbiting other stars. Victoria Meadows, an astrophysicist at the UW, is quoted.
Meadows.Victoria  !UWitM  2017  Department:Astronomy  Science.News  College:Arts&Sciences 
8 days ago
Phone metadata reveals where city migrants go and who they call | New Scientist
Still adjusting to life in the big city? Your mobile phone operator might soon be able to tell. Chenhao Tan, postdoctoral researcher in computer science and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Tan.Chenhao  New.Scientist  !UWitM  2017  Allen.School  College:Engineering 
8 days ago
60 percent of people with rheumatoid arthritis may suffer from frailty | US News
If you or a loved one is unlucky enough to have rheumatoid arthritis, you are probably familiar with the constellation of unpleasant symptoms that can accompany the disease. Dr. James Andrews, acting instructor of rheumatology at the UW, is quoted.
Andrews.James  UW:Medicine  !UWitM  2017  US.News 
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