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The federal Student Exchange and Visitor Program announced plans last week to terminate an emergency waiver put in place earlier this year allowing international students to maintain their visa status while taking remote courses. The waiver was implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemi…
“No justice, no peace,” and the call-and-response of “Whose lives matter?”, “Black Lives Matter,” have filled many corners of this city over the past six weeks. A different set of chants competed with street noise and construction work Monday morning.
While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has unquestionably altered many aspects of everyday life, there appears to be one area where it is actually benefiting people: sleep. A team of scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder teamed up with researchers from the UW to investigate the impac…
Greek Row experienced its first cases of COVID-19 as a few dozen community members tested positive for the virus June 30. As of July 9, 151 residents have now tested positive. Yet as news of the UW Greek system’s outbreak filled up local and national headlines, summer live-in continued.
A panel of UW leaders spoke in a virtual town hall Friday to discuss how the novel coronavirus outbreak would affect fall quarter operations as the university prepares to reopen under a hybrid model.
An online petition demanding the UW create a one-credit in-person course so international students may remain in the country has drawn over 15,000 signatures.
To address the economic impact of the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, the UW Population Health Initiative awarded 18 faculty-led projects COVID-19 economic recovery grants last month.
An updated projection from the UW’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation shows a decrease in deaths of approximately 33,059 in the United States if 95% of people wear masks.
Many laboratories across the country use the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) equation, which calculates a patient’s estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) — or how well the kidneys filter — based on their creatinine levels. The eGFR value is then reported with race as a cor…
In the wake of protests over police violence against Black people, over 1,400 mathematicians signed a letter urging researchers to stop working with police departments and reexamine their work with a focus on ethics and racial justice.
With transitions from classrooms to Zoom breakout rooms and office desks to conference calls bringing tech accessibility to the forefront of education and business, the UW recently announced the launch of the Center for Research and Education on Accessible Technology (CREATE), fed by a $2.5 …
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- The petition to remove the George Washington statue and the larger conversation of a white-centric campus
- Petition to accommodate international students amid restrictions draws 15,000 signatures
- UW leaders preview mostly remote fall quarter amid COVID-19
- Anticipated season-opener between Washington and Michigan scrapped
- COVID-19 cases in fraternities continue to grow: now 151
- UW mathematics professors co-sign letter discouraging researchers collaborating with police
- Even as fraternities face more than 150 COVID-19 cases, students remain in houses
- The coronavirus vaccine timeline: The end in sight?
- ‘Up, up with education, down, down with deportation’: UAW 4121 protests recent directive on international students
- UW reacts to international student visas now threatened by new regulation
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