Posts Tagged ‘Aprikyan’

July 11th, 2016 - 1:06 am § in Misc.

Due Process at the University Of Washington

 Paul Yager Professor,  Bioengineering    Dear Colleagues; I and my laboratory members have been talking about nothing but the Katze case for well over 24 hours now.  This case is both infuriating and humiliating—perhaps the worst in my 29 years at UW.   I think we are angry about two t[...]

April 27th, 2016 - 6:34 pm § in Misc., UW

Mark Emmert welched on  $49,000 to UW

So he indebted the Udub $250,000,000,ooo to buy us a stadium, got himself a mega plush job running the NCAA,  and the welched on a lousy $50k.  Brent Schrotenboer, USA TODAY  (edited) After becoming one of the nation’s highest-paid public school presidents at the University of Washington, Presi[...]

October 6th, 2014 - 10:36 am § in Misc.

Academic Warfare: Admin vs Faculty

Clash Between Chicago State U. and Its Faculty Leaders Redefines Hardball By Peter Schmidt Many higher-education institutions experience internal fights over governance, but Chicago State University’s administration and its Faculty Senate are going at each other in ways that their counterparts els[...]

January 6th, 2014 - 2:15 pm § in Misc.

A Former Dean Comments on the “Freedom and Responsibility Proposal” at UW

David Dale Professor of Medicine Former Dean, School of Medicine After your call last week, I reviewed the pending code changes. I apologize that I did not get back to you, just very busy at this time.  My feeling is that the language changes are ok, though there is still vagueness to the wording a[...]

December 26th, 2013 - 6:01 am § in China, Hypocrisy, Politics, The Ave Scene

North Korea: Of Family Feuds and Attorneys

Young Un Drunk, Machine Guns Uncle, Lawyers Do Nothing The story of this public family feud continues.  Then only good thing I can imagine coming from this is that it may finally force China to intervene. Letting a paranoid delusional play with other people’s lives and property can not be goo[...]

December 18th, 2013 - 9:33 am § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

UW Senate Operates Like the Soviet Duma

Why doesn’t the UW faculty understand that democracy requires open discussion? This AM I received the following email that made me quite angry. The message: Voting Faculty, At its meeting on December 5, 2013, the Faculty Senate approved legislation that revises the Faculty Code on principles o[...]

May 14th, 2013 - 9:48 am § in Misc.

Is the UW Exempt from Miranda Rights?

Even Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was read his Miranda rights … not so Andrew Aprikyan.  This UW faculty member was tried and convicted of criminal activities without even being  told of his rights.   The President of the University, a man selected for his job based on qualifications to manage  the a[...]

April 24th, 2013 - 9:28 am § in The Ave Scene

“It is expressly understood that Respondent does not admit to any of the allegations”

Andrew Apranik’s reposnse to the NIH findings against him. Brief story:  Andrew was charged with scientific offenses by the administration fo the UW School of Medicine.  The UW faculty, following the Faculty Code and administrative rules of the UW, convened council of the faculty made up of [...]

April 17th, 2013 - 9:30 am § in Schools & Colleges, Science, The Ave Scene


I have written a lot on THE-Ave.US and n this listserv about Andrew Aprikyan.  Andrew is a scientist who was accused of fraud by an anonymous UW faculty member. The case was muddied because of patent issues involving the UW and, I assume, his accuser.  The UW conducted its investigation in a manne[...]

November 21st, 2011 - 6:42 pm § in The Ave Scene, UW

Ana Mari Cauce .. new UW Provost

Ana Mari Cauce is. among more important things, the author of the title of this site .. “The AVE” was her idea.   I remember Ana Mari suggesting that we use a name that combines the idea of a physical place, “The Ave,” with the idea of a venue for public discussion! That sp[...]