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08/19/2021 August 2021 Perspectives

Here's a small sampling of recent news stories in local and national media featuring UW College of Arts & Sciences faculty or programs.


Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child, Ages 3 to 6 

Experts believe that emotional skills — coping with one’s feelings, relating well to others — can be taught at an early age, when children are more flexible in their inner growth. The work of John Gottman, UW professor emeritus of psychology, and co-author Joan DeClaire, on teaching emotional intelligence is shared. Source: Health Day


Jacob Lawrence in Seattle: UW Students and Libraries Create New Book

A new course on former UW professor of art Jacob Lawrence, taught by Juliet Sperling, UW assistant professor of art history, culminated in the creation of a book written by the class, in partnership with UW Libraries. For many, it was their first excursion into the world of publishing. Source: UW Libraries Blog


WA Law Enforcement Continues to Violate Keep Washington Working Act by Feeding Info to ICE

Police, jail staff, and other local law enforcement across Washington state continue to share information with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection, facilitating arrests and deportations, despite a law that prohibits such cooperation, according to a new report by the UW Center for Human Rights. Source: KNKX


Wildfires, Heatwaves, and the IPCC Report: Yet Climate Policy is Losing Steam

Disasters are supposed to focus policy attention. But despite recent climate-related disasters, climate policy seems to be losing steam. Aseem Prakash, Walker Family Professor in the Department of Political Science and director of the Center for Environmental Policy, and Nives Dolsak, Stan and Alta Barer Professor in Sustainability Science and director of the School of Marine & Environmental Affairs, analyze why this is the case. Source: Forbes