Here's a small sampling of recent news stories in local and national media featuring College of Arts & Sciences faculty or programs, on topics from election security to microagressions to dogs whose poop-smelling skills are being used for conservation research.
Eba almost died as an abandoned puppy. Now she helps conservation biologists study killer whales through the Conservation Canines program of the UW’s Center for Conservation Biology. Source: Today
Through his research in Asia and Africa, James Long has witnessed firsthand significant election fraud. Now Long, associate professor of political science, has launched a podcast that focuses on election security. Source: UW News
Jonathan Kanter, research associate professor of psychology and director of the Center for the Science of Social Connection, shares research on the connections between microaggressions and racial bias. Source: The Conversation.
To bring awareness to incidents of discrimination and xenophobia against Asian Americans during COIVD-19, Chanee Choi, a UW doctoral student in digital arts and experimental media (DXARTS), created a 3D video game in which the player is the coronavirus, moving through a virtual environment. Source: GeekWire