Here's a small sampling of recent news stories in local and national media featuring College of Arts & Sciences faculty or programs.
Mary Callahan, associate professor in the UW Jackson School of International Studies, is interviewed about the conflict in Myanmar, following her recent departure from the country. Source: NPR
An experiment has confirmed an earlier finding that the particles — massive, unstable cousins of the electron — are more magnetic than researchers originally expected. If the results hold up, they could ultimately force major changes in theoretical physics and reveal the existence of completely new fundamental particles. Physics doctoral student Brynn MacCoy is quoted. Source: Nature
A UW team has been closing in on a way to automate a fully expressive musical performance using their AI tool called “Audeo.” Eli Shlizerman, assistant professor of applied mathematics and electrical and computer engineering, is interviewed. Source: Science Friday
Jazz is a music based on improvisation and evolution. Describing what jazz is can be a difficult proposition. Michael Brockman, artist in residence at the UW School of Music and co-artistic director of Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra is interviewed. Source: KNKX
Students across western Washington are returning to the classroom. After a year of isolation, mental health experts say some students may be struggling with the idea of heading back to school. Jane Simoni, UW professor of psychology, is interviewed. Source: KING 5