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1 hr ago | HeraldNet

In Our View/WWU President Bruce Shepard: Higher ed that looks like us

The truth can be uncomfortable, especially in the parochial world of higher education.


Related Topix: Western Washington University, Ephrata, WA, Opinion

5 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Gregoire backs tax to fund cancer research

A proposed initiative to the people filed April 10 would pay for grants for cancer research, prevention and treatment by raising tobacco taxes.


Related Topix: Medicine, Lacey, WA, Smoking, Health

6 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Emmert: NCAA changes shouldn't include what works now

Editor's note: Realignments, multi-million dollar TV deals, conferences starting their own networks and soaring salaries of coaches are changing the landscape of college sports.


Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Logan County Herald

Elyse Dankoski receives PhD

Dr. Dankoski will continue her Post Doctorate research at the University of Washington in Seatle,Wa.


Related Topix: St. Charles, IL


Dwarf Star Acts As Cosmic Magnifying Glass, Confirming Prediction Made Decades Ago

Astronomers have observed a white dwarf acting as a magnifying glass for another, Sun-like star that it is orbiting.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Science / Technology, Space, NASA

The Columbian

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers

Cheers: Necessity, they say, is the mother of invention, but it also might be the mother of a new medical school in Washington.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Washington State University, Spokane, WA, Clark County, WA, Opinion

South Whidbey Record

What are your plans for celebrating Earth Day?

Across the country, millions of people attended tens of thousands of community events, school and college teach-ins, all focused on putting the environment on the political map.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Opinion

Times News

A home for history

The Western Pocono Community Library has turned another page in its book. This one reads, "Heritage Center of the Western Pocono Community Library."


Related Topix: Monroe County, PA, Brodheadsville, PA, East Stroudsburg, PA, Stroudsburg, PA, American University

Mental Help Net

Trust in Provider Improves Antidepressant Adherence in DM

Patients with diabetes who lack trust and shared decision-making with their providers are less likely to be adherent to antidepressant therapy for depression, according to research published online April 5 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine .


Related Topix: Depression, Health

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Kitsap Sun

Huskies unveil new uniform combinations

Introducing flashy monikers such as "Northwest Frost," "Purple Reign" and "Seattle Stealth," the University of Washington, along with Nike, unveiled on Friday its new football uniforms for the 2014 season.


Earthquake Early Warning coming to Washington

It's called "earthquake early warning" - a network of seismometers, computers and software designed to work together to give people time to brace for earthquake shaking.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Washington, CA

Seattle Times

"The Boys in the Boat" wins national bookseller award

I'm very happy to report that Redmond author Daniel James Brown has won the 2014 Indies Choice Award from the American Booksellers Association for his fabulous story of the 1936 Huskies rowing team, "The Boys in the Boat."


Related Topix: Redmond, WA

KUOW-FM Seattle

How Do Babies Perceive Fairness? The Answer Might Surprise You

David Hyde talks with Jessica Sommerville, psychology professor at the University of Washington, about her recent study that explores how babies perceive justice .



University of Washington Football Unveils New Nike Uniforms for 2014 Season

The University of Washington and Nike released a new collection of football uniforms for the 2014 season on Friday.


National Public Radio

Captains Uncourageous: Abandoning Ship Long Seen As A Crime

The Costa Concordia ran aground off the Italian coast in 2012, killing 32 people.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster

Mass Transit

WA: Passenger Rail Expert Kevin R. Collins, PE, Joins HNTB Corp.

Corp. as project director and vice president. Collins brings two decades of transportation industry experience, focusing on delivery of passenger rail projects, including light rail, commuter rail and streetcar projects, several in excess of $100 million.


Related Topix: Bellevue, WA, Redmond, WA, Northeastern University

KING-TV Seattle

5 clues to Alzheimer's Disease

More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease and nearly 35 million have dementia.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Medicine, Diabetes, Seattle, WA


Your Baby Is a Racist-and Why You Can Live With That

From humanity's earliest era, we had evolved to distinguish in-groups from out-groups and to assign powerful value to those differences.


Related Topix: Toddlers, Family

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The News Tribune

Summer roadwork will connect streets on UW Tacoma campus

Work will begin this summer on connecting two downtown streets on the University of Washington Tacoma campus to make it easier for people to walk and bike safely.


Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, University of Washington Tacoma

Redmond Reporter

Redmond Alpha Company's infantry soldiers assist at Oso

The company has about 150 mechanized infantry soldiers and is led by Capt. Mike McCarthy, who said they were activated April 3. "We are the only complete National Guard company that has been activated," he said, adding that they will be there for a few more days.


Related Topix: Oso, WA, Redmond, WA, Mudflow, Natural Disasters