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Bike share program prepares for U-District rollout

Seattle’s first bike share system is set to roll out next month, with the U-District serving as one of four initial neighborhoods to host docking stations.

Vive aims to help young people prevent sexual assault

Six UW students were recognized this past July for “Best Product Concept” at the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit and Design Expo 2014 for Vive, a wristband designed to prevent sexual assault in high-risk, alcohol-fueled social situations.

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope takes a milestone start with NSF funding

On Aug. 1, the National Science Foundation (NSF) approved long-term funding to the future construction and operation of the UW-involved Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST). Scientists regard the funding as an official start and a milestone of the LSST project.

The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) is responsible for the LSST’s construction in Northern Chile. The organization is currently composed of 39 U.S. institutions and six international affiliates, including the UW as a founding member.

UW to build $124 million underground Animal Research and Care Facility

New UW Animal Research and Care Facility aims to centralize research using animals on campus

Rovy Branon appointed vice provost for UW Educational Outreach

On July 31, UW President Michael K. Young and Provost Ana Mari Cauce announced Rovy Branon as the new vice provost for UW Educational Outreach (UWEO) to succeed retiring David Szatmary.

UW Jewish students show solidarity by joining pro-Israel rally

UW students joined several hundred others at a pro-Israel rally last Sunday called “Standing Together: Solidarity Rally with Israel” at the Mural Amphitheater in Seattle Center.

Explore your own data for self-discovery and action

Thanks to wearable devices and “life-logging” services, people can easily track personal data, such as steps, calories, sleep quality, and other daily activities. But does it really matter that you walk more on Tuesdays or that you eat more when you sleep less?

Suspect arrested in HUB indecent exposure case

The UW Police Department (UWPD) has announced an arrest in connection with a sex offense in the HUB in mid-June.

UWPD seeks public comment for accreditation process

As part of its accreditation process, the UW Police Department (UWPD) is scheduled for an on-site assessment that will verify whether it’s meeting professional standards.

UWPD seeks public comment for accreditation process

As part of its accreditation process, the UW Police Department (UWPD) is scheduled for an on-site assessment that will verify whether it’s meeting professional standards.