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April 8, 2021
KBTC's Northwest Now examines the concept of "cancel culture": Is this a way to preserve thoughts and feelings, or is it a violation of free speech and even due process? Victor Menaldo, professor of political science at the UW, is interviewed. PBS
April 7, 2021
David Hertzog, professor of physics, explains the results of new research on muons, a type of particle. UW News
April 7, 2021
Evidence is mounting that a tiny subatomic particle called a muon is disobeying the laws of physics as we thought we knew them, scientists announced on Wednesday. David Hertzog, professor of physics at the UW, is mentioned. The New York Times
April 7, 2021
“Ever since early February, when some software volunteers debuted a website to help the public find COVID-19 vaccine appointments, they’ve had a unique window into the ebb and flow of what one engineer there dubbed ‘the spice.’ Who wants the vaccines, and who doesn’t? Where in the state are the shots snapped right up, and where are they left wanting?” writes columnist Danny Westneat. Jessica Chong, assistant professor of pediatrics in the UW School of Medicine, and Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology at the UW, are quoted. The Seattle Times
April 7, 2021
Gigi Costello-Montgomery, an Art major, discusses her unique pathway at the UW. School of Art + Art History + Design
April 7, 2021
The Department of Philosophy's “Why do we need philosophy now?” video contest has concluded, with the first place prize going to College of Arts and Sciences junior Camille Miller. Department of Philosophy
April 7, 2021
A 6-mile-wide space rock and colossal eruptions racked Earth at the same fateful moment. Scientists have tried for decades to determine the primary suspect behind the Cretaceous extinction. Gregory Wilson Mantilla, Burke Museum curator of vertebrate paleontology and professor of biology at the UW, is quoted. Discover Magazine
April 7, 2021
Jazz is a music based on improvisation, and evolution. Moving through Dixieland, swing, bebop, free jazz, fusion and beyond can make describing what jazz is a difficult proposition. Michael Brockman, the co-artistic director of Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra and an artist in residence at the UW School of Music, is interviewed. KNKX
April 7, 2021
Particles called muons are behaving weirdly and it could mean a huge discovery. David Hertzog, professor of physics at the UW, is interviewed on the “60-Second Science” podcast. Scientific American
April 6, 2021
Students across western Washington are returning to the classroom this month. After a year of isolation, mental health experts say some students may be struggling with the idea of heading back to school. Jane Simoni, professor of psychology at the UW, is interviewed. King 5 News
April 6, 2021
The term “herd immunity” has been thrown around frequently as vaccinations in the United States have ramped up, with many viewing it as the end goal for the COVID-19 pandemic. But as Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology at the UW, detailed in a thread posted to Twitter, it may not be that simple. MyNorthwest
April 6, 2021
Shannon Dorsey, professor of child clinical psychology, explains how students can adjust to in-person learning. UW News
April 6, 2021
Some people are born to spend or to save. It may actually just be in your genes. With an interest in individual investor behavior, Stephan Siegel, professor of finance and business economics at the University of Washington, set out to understand how people develop their financial habits. CNBC
April 5, 2021
"STAR CLUB REDEMPTION BOOTH," a new installation at the Henry Art Gallery poses questions of "human vulnerability, and the things we turn to to make sense of an uncertain world." The Daily
April 5, 2021
New research quantifies the health of democracy at the state level — and Republican-governed states tend to perform much worse. Jake Grumbach, assistant professor of political science at the UW, is quoted. Vox
April 5, 2021
Final-year MFA directorial candidate Andrew Coopman's "RE: Social/Divide' "is a new kind of production that could only come about at a cultural moment like the pandemic." The Daily
April 5, 2021
This week at the UW, attend a meditation session, attend Curating in Conversation: A Panel Series on Sharing Northwest Native Art and Art History with the Public, and more. UW News
April 4, 2021
Amazon is gearing up to defend itself against a mushrooming battle over the company’s alleged anticompetitive business practices, in arenas spanning Congress, federal agencies and state government. Margaret O’Mara, professor of history at the UW, is quoted. The Seattle Times
April 2, 2021
A composite-overwrapped pressure vessel from a Falcon 9 rocket was recovered from a private property owner in southwest Grant County. James Davenport, a research assistant professor of astronomy at the UW, is referenced. King 5 News
April 2, 2021
Many states use color-coded tiers to signal coronavirus restrictions. Why are they all wildly different? Karen Cheng, professor of visual communication design at the UW, is quoted. The New York Times
April 2, 2021
History professor Josh Reid explains the history of native dispossession in the Northwest. Northwest Public Broadcasting
April 1, 2021
Black and Asian American communities are uniting against racism. However, during this time, there’s also a call to confront divisions between the communities. Vince Schleitwiler, a lecturer in American ethnic studies at the UW, is interviewed. King 5 News
April 1, 2021
Artist Derrick Adams, who is working on a show for the Henry Art Gallery, is profiled in this article. Vogue
April 1, 2021
Professor of sociology Katherine Beckett is mentioned in this article about Washington's punitive approach to criminal justice. Crosscut
March 31, 2021
As carbon dioxide continues to rise, multiple changes in the leaves of tropical plants may help these ecosystems perform better under climate change than previous studies had suggested. UW News

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