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CAS In the News

Here's a sampling  of recent news stories in local and national media featuring College of Arts & Sciences faculty:


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How the Star Wars galaxy falls short of the real-life search for planets

Astronomy professor Rory Barnes discusses the feasibility of aspects of the galaxy in which Star Wars takes place. Source: Geek Wire

New podcast explores nexus of politics and religion

Jackson School of International Studies researcher Randy Thompson discusses the intersections of politics and religion in his new podcast. Source: UW NEWS

Aping our behavior

Psychology professor David Barash writes about various studies on language learning in chimpanzees. Source: The Wall Street Journal

Influential People of the Decade

The Seattle Times names Valerie Curtis-Newton, professor and head of directing in the School of Drama, as one of 13 people who shaped the Seattle area in the past decade. Source: The Seattle Times

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