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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 and staff:

 

The Big Transition

Jennifer Salk, chair of the Department of Dance and Donald E. Petersen Endowed Professor, is featured in a story about UW faculty transitioning to online instruction for spring quarter. Source: Inside Higher Ed

 

Daniel Bessner
Daniel Bessner believes today's pandemics require forms of international cooperation not seen in the past.
The Foreign Policy Opportunity of the Coronavirus Crisis

Daniel Bessner, Anne H.H. and Kenneth B. Pyle Associate Professor of American Foreign Policy, argues that the effects of pandemics today — and climate change and inequality — cross borders and require forms of international cooperation not seen in the past. Source: Responsible Statecraft

 

Grassroots Efforts to Gather Supplies

Julianne Dalcanton, chair of the Department of Astronomy, is featured in a story about citizens gathering much-needed supplies for health care workers.  Source: BuzzFeed.

 

Staying Connected – at a Distance

Researchers in the UW Department of Psychology’s Center for the Science of Social Connection offer a few tips for staying connected — at a safe distance. Source: UW News

 

With Coronavirus, Prison and Jail Sentences Could Become Death Sentences

Katherine Beckett, chair of the Department of Law, Societies & Justice and S. Frank Miyamoto Professor of Sociology, and Anjum Hajat of the School of Public Health, write about prisoners as a population particularly vulnerable to COVID-19. SOURCE: The Seattle Times