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May 28, 2013
By studying brain pattern responses to words in 2-year-olds with autism spectrum disorder, UW researchers have been able to predict a child's linguistic, cognitive and adaptive skills at age 4 and 6.
May 28, 2013
Seattle Times columnist Jerry Large talks with Christopher Parker, associate professor of political science, about his new book, "Change They Can't Believe In: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America." Seattle Times
May 28, 2013
KUOW's Weekday talks with Toby Smith of the astronomy department, who explains why the rotation of planets is significant and talks about what other astronomical phenomena to watch for this year.
May 27, 2013
Research and experience indicate that nontraditional gender roles can be tough for couples to navigate. Julie Brines, associates professor of sociology, is quoted. U.S. News and World Report
May 27, 2013
UW Biologist Sam Wasser and his team at the Center for Conservation Biology innovated techniques for extracting and analyzing DNA from ivory. National Geographic
May 27, 2013
Wall Street Journal columnist Sue Shellenbarger responds to a question about healthy self-esteem in children by suggesting work by John Gottman, professor emeritus of psychology. Wall Street Journal
May 25, 2013
As White House counsel, UW alum Kathryn Ruemmler, guides the president's decisions on issues ranging from the war on terrorism to Cabinet and judicial nominations to immigration policy. The Washington Post
May 23, 2013
The way we teach grammar is scandalous, according to linguist Geoffrey Pullum. We nitpick too much he says, and we rely too much on old rules that have little application today. Pullum spoke about how we can fix this in a talk recorded at the University of Washington's Kane Hall on February 12, 2013.
May 21, 2013
UW Biologist Sam Wasser's Center for Conservation Biology and Conservation Canines program has rewritten the book on extracting information from animal feces. They get DNA identifying individual animals, gender, eating habits and important stress levels.
May 20, 2013
New research by University of Washington political scientist Christopher Parker argues that the tea party ideology owes more to the paranoid politics associated with the John Birch Society - and even the infamous Ku Klux Klan - than to traditional American conservatism. UW Today
May 16, 2013
Woody Sullivan is the UW astronomy professor known as "Mr. Sundial" for making Seattle the unlikely sundial capital of North America. Now he's recreated a Renaissance ceiling sundial in his home office. UW Today
May 16, 2013
More than 1,000 undergraduates will showcase their contributions to innovative and groundbreaking research at the 16th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, May 17 in Mary Gates Hall. UW Today
May 15, 2013
Dance and drama talents combine for the annual MFA Dance Concert, which leads a busy week of UW arts events. The week also features exhibits, visiting performers, the 50th annual Theodore Roethke Poetry Reading, and much more. UW Today
May 14, 2013
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. UW School of Music
May 14, 2013
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. LA Times
May 14, 2013
KUOW presents Colleen McElroy, professor of English, reading her poem "Crossing Oceans"
May 14, 2013
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.
May 6, 2013
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. KOMO-TV ABC 4
May 3, 2013
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. The Seattle Times
April 30, 2013
Are presidents today more empathetic than they were in the past? UW department of communication chair and professor David Domke explains why that is the expectation now and how it is different from the past. KUOW
April 29, 2013
University of Washington astronomy students will offer residents a closer look into the sky with a their mobile planetarium -- a fully functional planetarium that offers many of the same images as the high-tech version at the UW. Port Angeles Peninsula Daily News
April 28, 2013
Newly discovered fossils from 10 million years after the mass extinction reveal a lineage of animals thought to have led to dinosaurs taking hold in Tanzania and Zambia in the mid-Triassic period, many millions of years before dinosaur relatives were seen in the fossil record elsewhere on Earth. UW Today
April 24, 2013
Sandra Silberstein, professor of English, comments on the use of language in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing.
April 24, 2013
In cities around the country, more and more Americans with cell phones and social media accounts are helping police solve crimes, whether they know it or not. Hanson Hosein, director of the program on communication in digital media, comments.
April 24, 2013
First Hill's Frye Art Museum is the best-kept secret right under everyone's nose. Its newest exhibit includes private journals, prints and manifestos by UW art students.