Archive for October 31st, 2011

October 31st, 2011 - 1:07 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Topless protest against DSK in Paris

Topless protest against DSK in Paris | euronews, world news.[...]

October 31st, 2011 - 8:16 am § in Misc.



October 31st, 2011 - 8:00 am § in America, Politics, Schools & Colleges, UW

Governor proposes increasing cuts to UW to 2/3 of total state support! What’s left?

Oct. 27, 2011               Statement from UW President Michael K. Young regarding the governor’s proposed supplemental budget reductions As anticipated, the budget cuts released by the governor today have grave implications for the state of Washington and its citizens.  The “Gr[...]

October 31st, 2011 - 7:52 am § in America, Politics

BREAKING NEWS: HorsesAss reports on poll of WA state voters

Over at HorsesAss, Darryl has posted his analysis of recent  polling in our state. I recommend that you read the post by Darryl, 10/31/2011, at HorsesAss For the most part there are no surprises. The perspective for the 012 election looks shaky. The economy is the number one issue for voters.   [...]

October 31st, 2011 - 6:35 am § in America, Schools & Colleges, Science, UW

Will Congress Cut Salaries For UW School of Medicine Faculty?

The Scientist reports that the House draft of a budget for the NIH would cut the maximun salary for a Principal Investigator  (PI) by 17%, from  $199,700 to $165,300.  This cut would have its most obvious effect on federal support for MD scientists.  Because salaries for MDs are much higher t[...]