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July 8, 2020
A report by the UW Center for Human Rights and the Lewis & Clark Law School is referenced in this article about a Washington teenager freed from ICE custody. Crosscut
July 8, 2020
Margaret O'Mara, professor of history explains the relationship between tech companies and the U.S. government and why such contracts are often difficult to find. NBC
July 7, 2020
Emily Levesque, assistant professor of astronomy, discusses her work around why the star Betelgeuse has been dimming recently. Universe Today
July 7, 2020
Jose Alaniz, professor in the department of Slavic languages and literatures, discusses his newly released comic. The Monitor
July 6, 2020
This module set from the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences explains why talking to your kids about race is beneficial. Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences
July 3, 2020
Christopher Parker, professor of political science, explains how Trump's presidency could "kick off a second Reconstruction" as it forces Americans to reckon with race. The Washington Post
July 3, 2020
Christopher Parker, professor of political science, explains how Trump's presidency could "kick off a second Reconstruction" as it forces Americans to reckon with race. The Washington Post
July 3, 2020
Aseem Prakash, professor of political science, explains how climate equity should guide decarbonization efforts. Forbes
July 2, 2020
Political Science Professor Christopher S. Parker writes that patriotism is about the adoption of anti-racism on the part of white Americans. The Seattle Times
July 2, 2020
Hong Kong activists have implored the U.S. to work with international partners to hold Beijing accountable. Brian Leung Kai-Ping, a doctoral student in political science, is quoted. South China Morning Post
July 2, 2020
Daniel Bessner, assistant professor of international studies, discusses the most important lessons of Trump's presidency. Buisness Insider
July 2, 2020
Many Seattleites who identify as BIPOC say they don’t feel as safe while traveling now as they have in years past. Quintard Taylor, professor emeritus of history, is quoted. The Seattle Times
July 2, 2020
Mark Smith, professor of political science, explains how a dangerous minority of people have started to believe that COVID-19 precautions are no longer necessary. The News Tribune
July 2, 2020
Nicolaas P. Barr, a lecturer of Comparative History of Ideas, discusses the new Dutch far-right, and how it intersects with the rise of far-right ideologies in other nations. Jewish Currets
July 2, 2020
The CDC stated that it does not recommend testing all students and faculty when in-person schooling resumes. Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology, explains the controversy. MyNorthwest
July 1, 2020
Quintard Taylor, a history professor emeritus and the founder of BlackPast.org, talks about the history of celebrating the Fourth of July. KUOW
July 1, 2020
John Cramer, professor of physics, is weighing in with a potential solution to one of the longest-running puzzles in quantum mechanics: a phenomenon known as wave function collapse. GeekWire
July 1, 2020
Jacob Grumbach, assistant professor of political science, explains his new research saying that stronger labor unions have an anti-racist side effect. Salon
July 1, 2020
James Gregory, professor of history, explains how looking back to 1932 can advise us about 2020. The Conversation
July 1, 2020
Aseem Prakash, professor of political science, explains how Amazon's climate plan may not be as good as it seems. Gristle
July 1, 2020
Common Power has had to rapidly adopt digital communications due to COVID-19, stopping face-to-face contact. David Domke, professor of communication, explains. GeekWire
July 1, 2020
Jonathan Kanter, research associate professor of psychology, is using surveys to study how the stay-at-home order has been impacting people’s mental health. MyNorthwest
June 30, 2020
UW DIRAC Institute is mentioned in an article about the perils and prospects of near-earth asteroids. GeekWire
June 30, 2020
Elizabeth Van Volkenburgh, professor of biology, explains the debate over plant sentience. Gizmodo
June 29, 2020
Emily Levesque, assistant professor of astronomy, explains how Betelgeuse—a star in the final stages of its life—has been exhibiting dramatic drops in brightness. Gizmodo

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