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February 4, 2013
A Native American vest donated to Goodwill was passed on by sharp-eyed staff to the University of Washington's Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, where it is now in the museum's permanent collection. The Seattle Times
February 4, 2013
The universities of Washington and Florida boast the largest number of alumni currently serving in the Peace Corps, with 107 graduates-turned-volunteers each, according to rankings the organization plans to release Tuesday. The Washington Post
February 4, 2013
UW biologist Michael Dickinson explains the intricacies of fly brains - given their abundant numbers, one of the most common brains on Earth - using videos of flies in flight, Donald Trump and chewing crabs. Flies may have brains smaller than a grain of salt, but this TEDx talk delivered at Caltech, may just cause you to think next time, before you swat. TEDxCaltech
January 30, 2013
For already vulnerable penguins, a UW study finds climate change is another danger. NPR
January 29, 2013
Married men and women who divide household chores in traditional ways report having more sex than couples who share so-called men's and women's work, according to a new study co-authored by sociologists at the University of Washington. UW Today
January 28, 2013
The findings of research employing a century-old observational technique could lead to new pharmaceuticals to treat diabetes, some types of cancer and other maladies. UW Today
January 28, 2013
Do you have any ancient artifacts lying around at your house? You can learn more about your treasured collector items at the Burke Museum's 28th annual Artifact ID Day on Feb. 9. HeraldNet
January 27, 2013
Researchers at the Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences have found that the anatomy of certain brain areas - the hippocampus and cerebellum - can predict children's language abilities at 1 year of age. UW Today
January 27, 2013
Under the roof of the UW Communication Leadership program, a "sister" degree will be created alongside the Master of Communications in Digital Media (MCDM). It's called MCCN: The Master of Communication in Communities and Networks. Geek Wire
January 26, 2013
As part of the Rite of Spring Centennial Celebration the University of Washington joined forces with Compagnie Marie Chouinard to once again bring this groundbreaking work to the stage.
January 23, 2013
The astronomy department is readying a traveling planetarium to take to schools for outreach and collaboration in Seattle and beyond. UW Today
January 22, 2013
A new study suggests that elderly people with compromised hearing are at risk of developing cognitive deficits sooner than those whose hearing is intact. Kelly Tremblay, professor of speech and hearing sciences, comments. New York Times
January 21, 2013
Political Science Professor Matt Barreto is quoted in an article on keys to Washington State Governor (and UW alumnus) Jay Inslee's success in his first term. HeraldNet
January 21, 2013
Montreal's Compagnie Marie Chouinard presents its return to "Rite of Spring's" bold organic paganism at Meany this week.
January 20, 2013
A rave review for UW undergraduate dance major, Joanna Farmer. The Stranger SLOG
January 14, 2013
James Wellman, associate professor of American religion in the Jackson School of International Studies, is the author of the book "Rob Bell and a New American Christianity." He answered a few questions about his book for UW Today. UW Today
January 13, 2013
Robert C. Stacey, a UW professor of history and interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, has been selected as the next dean of the college effective February 15. UW Today
January 7, 2013
The Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center has been designed by a team that includes several former UW students who used the previous center. Daily Journal of Commerce
January 7, 2013
"Plastics Unwrapped," at the Burke Museum, traces the history of plastics -- from wonder product to pollution hazard. Exhibit runs through May 27. Seattle Times
January 7, 2013
Children are natural philosophers, says Jana Mohr Lone of the UW Department of Philosophy and author of a new book titled "The Philosophical Child." UW Today
January 2, 2013
KOMO's Bill Rice talks with David Domke, professor of communication, about the fiscal cliff and the GOP divide.
January 1, 2013
Former University of Washington official artist (1979 - 2005) Michael Reagan "calls on his talent and puts pencil to paper" to help the families of soldiers who have died in terrorist attacks. SnoValley Star
January 1, 2013
Babies only hours old are able to differentiate between sounds from their native language and a foreign language, scientists have discovered. The study indicates that babies begin absorbing language while still in the womb, earlier than previously thought. UW Today