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  • William Herschel is famous for science ? what about his music?

    William Herschel was, one historian said, “the Einstein of his time.” But before he surveyed the sky, he was a prolific musician. Woody Sullivan, professor emeritus of astronomy at the UW, is mentioned.
    The New York Times
  • Don't worry about the robot revolution: One expert explains why AI is nowhere near sentience

    For decades, robot revolutions have been a staple of science fiction stories. But earlier this month, the stuff of fiction came a little too close to reality when Blake Lemoine, a Google engineer, claimed that the company's artificial intelligence had achieved sentience, the ability to experience feeling and thought. Emily M. Bender, professor of linguistics at the UW, is interviewed.
    Here & Now
  • Opinion: 60% of Americans support continuing to make abortions legal

    "As our data shows, there are big differences between what the people in many states want and the laws that their legislatures have adopted. Many states with draconian antiabortion laws have strong pro-abortion rights majorities," write Jake Grumbach, assistant professor of political science at the UW, and Christopher Warshaw of George Washington University.
    The Washington Post
  • Stevi Costa in a robe as Sailor St. Claire

    Staging Literature, with a Tease

    As co-founder of Noveltease Theatre, Stevi Costa (PhD, English) offers fresh takes on beloved books through burlesque. 

    July 2022 Perspectives
  • Area around Drumheller Fountain on the UW campus

    Arts & Sciences' Fab Four for 2022

    Four Dean's Medalists were selected by the College of Arts & Sciences for their varied and impressive work as UW undergraduates. 

    July 2022 Perspectives
  • Celebrating Excellence in Arts & Sciences

    This spring, the UW and the College of Arts & Sciences celebrated faculty, staff, and students for their many accomplishments. 

    July 2022 Perspectives
  • Washington state reacts to the overturn of Roe v. Wade

    A roundup of Washington public figures' reactions to the overturn of Roe v. Wade. Bettina Judd, associate professor of gender, women and sexuality studies at the UW, is quoted.

    Seattle Met
  • America is growing apart, possibly for good

    It may be time to stop talking about “red” and “blue” America. That’s the provocative conclusion of Michael Podhorzer, a longtime political strategist for labor unions and the chair of the Analyst Institute, a collaborative of progressive groups that studies elections. Jake Grumbach, assistant professor of political science at the UW, is quoted.

    The Atlantic
  • Seattle might soon defund a promising police alternative

    With JustCARE’s future in question due to uncertainty around how city leaders will find funding, We Deliver Care, a promising police alternative program, could also be on the chopping block. A UW study is referenced.

    The Stranger
  • ‘Folks on the ground have been activated and ready’: UW expert on reproductive justice and the U.S. Supreme Court

    ‘Folks on the ground have been activated and ready’: UW expert on reproductive justice and the U.S. Supreme Court

    Bettina Judd, associate professor of gender, women and sexuality studies at the University of Washington, discusses the U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade.
    UW News