Each week, we’ll gather stories and links about the University of Washington that may be of interest to you. Our aim is to become a hub for Huskies on the web and Dawg Treats is your connection to everything UW.
Without further adieu:
- The Seattle Times launched an iPhone app for Husky football fans. It costs $2.99 and is loaded with good content. A must-have!
- UW researchers are profiled in this NBC Nightly News story on stem cell research and politics.
- Congrats to Dr. Tom Stritikus on his appointment as Dean of the UW College of Education.
- Ben Franz-Knight, a 1996 UW graduate, has been named executive director of Pike Place Market.
- Research from the UW finds that digital media, such as mobile phones and the Internet, are essential to building a democracy in Iraq.
- UW named one of America’s 20 coolest schools by Sierra Magazine.
More UW links:
- UW and Sound Transit build Great Wall of Us at Husky Stadium construction site.
- The UW Tacoma is in the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools offering opportunities and support for military veterans, according to the new Military Friendly Schools list released by G.I. Jobs.
- The UW recently announced a breakthrough explaining how scorpion venom can be useful in treating brain cancer.
- A total of 15 UW students and alumni were selected for Fulbright Scholarships. It’s the largest number of UW undergraduate Fulbright awardees ever.
- UW engineers are developing the first device able to transmit American Sign Language over U.S. cellular networks. The tool is just completing its initial field test by participants in a UW summer program for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
- UW Libraries’ Music Library unveils new Digital Scores Collection.
- Board of Regents finalize President Mark Emmert’s departure.