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Budget issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic have not affected the university’s long-term capital project plans in any major way.
The UW Medical Center is the first hospital in the state to offer a new treatment method for bladder cancer patients called blue light cystoscopy. The treatment is a huge step forward in both early detection and treatment of tumors caused by bladder cancer — the fourth most common cancer in …
Seattle, it appears, is the prime location for a natural disaster of the geohazardous variety. Luckily, the UW is launching the new GeoHazards Initiative which will focus on studying the threat of earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, and landslides in the region.
Conducted by a team of researchers in the AIDS Clinical Trials Unit (ACTU) at Harborview Medical Center, the ACTIV-2 study is evaluating multiple investigational agents aimed at treating early, symptomatic COVID-19.
The UW will require staff and faculty to be vaccinated against COVID-19 if they will work on campus in fall quarter, the university announced Thursday.
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses and schools began immediately disinfecting surfaces to protect against the virus. However, as the pandemic progressed, scientists learned more about the novel coronavirus’s behavior on surfaces.
The Universal Student U-PASS Advisory Board (UPASSAB) will be meeting in the next few months to discuss the reinstatement of the universal U-PASS for the coming school year and whether current suspension of the transportation program should be continued after nearly a year of being optional.
Sally Jewell, secretary of the interior during the Obama administration and former CEO of REI, has been appointed the 2021-2022 Edward V. Fritzky Endowed Chair in Leadership at the UW Foster School of Business, according to a press release.
As part of their capstone project, four Information School master’s students launched an app to make services at Harborview Medical Center more accessible to non-English speakers. The app supports seven languages, including some that are not as frequently accommodated in the medical field, l…
A petition calling for the termination of a Near Eastern languages and civilization (NELC) assistant professor had gathered nearly 900 signatures as of Monday.
The ASUW Board of Directors (BOD) passed another batch of bills hiring students to internal positions for next year and heard a presentation from the ASUW director of legislative affairs at its May 27 meeting.
Timothy Billing, currently a second-year student, part-time burger flipper at Dick’s Drive-In, and ASUW Student Senator, will be the senate’s next speaker for the 2021-2022 school year.
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