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October 16, 2020
“Democrats project the image of one big happy pro-climate family, united against a common foe. This has fed the expectation that the Biden administration will transform U.S. climate policy. Trump turned the climate action switch off, but Biden will turn it back on,” write Nives Dolšak, professor of marine and environmental affairs at the UW, and Aseem Prakash, professor of political science at the UW. Forbes
October 16, 2020
The national Alcohol and Drugs History Society has established an annual book prize in the name of longtime University of Washington history professor William Rorabaugh, who died this spring, calling him “a pioneer in the social history of alcohol.” UW News
October 15, 2020
Amy Coney Barrett is facing the Senate Judiciary Committee this week, and as with many nominees, it’s difficult to get a sense of the future legal implications of her answers. Should the process be changed? Scott Lemieux, assistant teaching professor of political science at the UW, is interviewed. Kiro
October 15, 2020
Vital symbols of the ancient Chinook Indian Nation culture have been installed at the east entrance of the Burke Museum at the University Washington’s main campus. Chinook Observer
October 14, 2020
Without preschool and playgroups, the youngest children are missing out on important educational opportunities. Patricia Kuhl, professor of speech and hearing sciences at the UW and co-director of the UW Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, is quoted. The New York Times
October 14, 2020
Proving that creativity can flourish in the face of adversity, at least six new art spaces have opened across King County in recent months, despite and in some cases inspired by COVID-19 closures. The works of Luke Armistead and Stefan Gonzales, recent graduates of the Master of Fine Arts program in the UW School of Art, are available for view in socially distanced settings. The work of Gonzales is on display at the UW’s Jacob Lawrence Gallery as part of a residency and is accessible online. Crosscut
October 14, 2020
Alicia Ing graduated from Renton High School as part of the class of 2020 and is studying at the University of Washington. Alicia is 18 years old and getting ready to vote in her first presidential election. KNKX
October 14, 2020
Daniel Chirot, professor of international studies at the UW, talks about whether radical upheavals in the social and political order must end in tragedy and disappointment on the “Thinking Out Loud” podcast. BBC
October 14, 2020
"Facebook and Twitter have already removed dozens of Russian accounts spreading disinformation. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the problem is far worse this year than in 2016. He blames the increase in foreign trolling for Trump on the weak U.S. response to the ongoing threat. Yet that’s not the whole story. No matter how cunning the trolls or relentless the bots, Russia could not reasonably expect to achieve meaningful results in the absence of an already receptive audience," write Scott Livingston at George Washington University and W. Lance Bennett, professor emeritus of political science at the UW. The Boston Globe
October 14, 2020
The stress and uncertainty involved with COVID-19 create fertile ground for guilt to arise. SELF shares advice on when guilt is healthy, when it’s not, and how to keep it under control. Jane Simoni, professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted. SELF
October 14, 2020
Stephen Groening, associate professor of cinema and media studies explains why we might be binge-watching old TV shows during the COVID-19 pandemic. chicagotribune.com
October 13, 2020
When the pandemic hit, mental health professionals predicted lockdowns and social distancing would result in a wave of loneliness. But researchers who study loneliness say that hasn’t happened. A comment by Jonathan Kanter, research associate professor of psychology at the UW, is included. NPR
October 13, 2020
During this time of uncertainty and isolation, find solace in digital opportunities to connect, share, and engage. Each week, we will share upcoming events that bring the UW, and the greater community, together online. UW News
October 13, 2020
Jennifer Bean, UW associate professor of cinema studies, suggests a few silent film viewing opportunities this fall. UW News
October 12, 2020
A $500,000 grant from Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute to the University of Washington establishes the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Professor of Persian and Iranian Studies, named in honor of Dr. Mir-Djalali, the scholar and philanthropist who founded the Institute in 2000. Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations
October 12, 2020
This five-year, $1.8 million training program at the UW will fund 25 academic-year graduate fellowships, develop a new training curriculum and contribute to methodological advances in health research at the intersection of demography and data science. UW News
October 12, 2020
Officially one year after the opening of the new Burke Museum and in honor of Indigenous Peoples Day, the Burke Museum , University of Washington , and the Washington State Arts Commission ( ArtsWA ) are honored to announce a new outdoor installation called Guests of the Great River that greets guests as you arrive at the museum’s east entrance. UW News
October 9, 2020
Chanee Choi, a doctoral student in digital arts and experimental media at the UW, has created “Pandemic,” which is both a video game and work of art. It is a first-person 3D video game in which the player is the coronavirus, moving through a virtual environment. GeekWire
October 9, 2020
During this time of uncertainty and isolation, find solace in digital opportunities to connect, share, and engage. Each week, we will share upcoming events that bring the UW, and the greater community, together online. Many of these online opportunities are streamed through Zoom. All UW faculty, staff, and students have access to Zoom Pro via UW-IT. Curating... UW News
October 9, 2020
Jonathan Kanter, research associate professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted, and Mavis Tsai, senior research scientist of psychology at the UW, is referenced. The Seattle Times
October 8, 2020
Katherine Beckett, professor of sociology and of laws, societies and justice, is quoted. ABC News - FiveThirtyEight
October 8, 2020
James Long, associate professor of political science at the UW, says we'd be losing an important part of the political process if the debates were canceled. Q13
October 8, 2020
UW Assistant Professor of Mucis Anne Searcy's book is a study of 4 major cultural-exchange ballet tours at the height of the Cold War. The Wall Street Journal
October 8, 2020
Ralina Joseph, a UW professor of communication, shares tips for having a conversation about race with someone you disagree with. King 5
October 7, 2020
UW Press looks back on a century of publishing, featuring works by Quintard Taylor and Bill Holms. George Behlmer’s 'Risky Shores’ honored. UW News

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