• Bill Frisell, Ted Poor join Jazz Studies faculty

    The Jazz Studies Program at the University of Washington takes giant steps forward with the appointments of internationally renowned guitarist Bill Frisell and drummer Ted Poor to the School of Music faculty.
    05/15/2013 | UW School of Music
  • Forecast for L.A.'s mayor race: paltry turnout

    In a city with more than 2 million eligible voters, roughly 400,000 may cast ballots in Tuesday's election. The low turnout is in keeping with historical trends. Matt Baretto, associate professor of political science, is quoted.
    05/15/2013 | LA Times
  • Poet Colleen McElroy On

    KUOW presents Colleen McElroy, professor of English, reading her poem "Crossing Oceans"
    05/15/2013 |
  • Wright named Pac-12 defensive player of the year

    Senior softball player and sociology major Shawna Wright became just the second Husky in school history to be named conference Defensive Player of the Year.
    05/15/2013 |
  • A Medieval Moment at EMP

    With so many fantasy novels and their on-screen adaptions set in neo-medieval times, EMP looked to members of a UW medieval studies group to help with its new exhibit on the fantasy genre.

    May 2013 Perspectives
  • Working for Justice in El Salvador

    Students and faculty in the UW's Center for Human Rights, working with a partner organization in El Salvador, are helping Salvadorans seek justice for crimes committed during El Salvador's brutal civil war.

    May 2013 Perspectives
  • UW athlete overcomes blindness to compete at the highest level

    KOMO profiles UW social sciences student Eleni Englert, a member of the women's crew team who has a degenerative eye disease and is legally blind.
    05/07/2013 | KOMO-TV ABC 4
  • India rapes show gender inequality persists despite economic growth

    In an op-ed piece, Joshua Eastin, a UW PhD candidate in political science, and Aseem Prakash, a UW professor of political science, argue that economic growth has not necessarily empowered women in India.
    05/04/2013 | The Seattle Times
  • Public and Provocative: Sanctum at the Henry

    Sanctum, an installation outside the Henry Art Gallery, brings viewer engagement to a whole new level as it combines social media, surveillance technology, and LCD monitors to create a provocative, ever-changing artwork.

    May 2013 Perspectives
  • Rethinking Research: What's Ethics Got to Do With It?

    When scientists studying the deadly H5N1 “bird flu” virus reengineered it to be transmissible in humans, the potential for the virus to become a public security threat intensified.

    May 2013 Perspectives