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March 10, 2021
With the COVID-19 pandemic confining many Americans to their homes, a significant number of people used the money they might otherwise have spent on travel or eating out to invest in rooftop solar systems. Daniel Gamelin, professor of chemistry at the UW, is quoted. Grist
March 10, 2021
“The celebration of Trump at CPAC was also a eulogy to Rush Limbaugh. No one, after all, did more to give birth to the movement that the ex-president claims as his own,” writes Scott Montgomery, lecturer of international studies at the UW. Global Policy Journal
March 10, 2021
In-class problem solving, group discussions and similar instructional approaches collectively known as active learning are more effective for student learning than lecture-based instruction, studies have shown. But many postsecondary instructors still spend the bulk of class time lecturing. Why resistance to active learning persists has not been clear. Scott Freeman, teaching professor emeritus in biology at the UW, is quoted. C&EN
March 10, 2021
Each week, the UW chorale practices for a half-hour in a parking garage, standing 6 feet apart while wearing masks. The story includes audio of the chorale singing a South African Sesotho wedding song. KUOW
March 9, 2021
This week at the UW, attend the final lecture in the Protest, Race, and Citizenship Across African Worlds series, UW Dance Presents, and more. UW News
March 9, 2021
Tami Hohn, assistant teaching professor of American Indian Studies, has helped to create a new street sign for a newly renamed campus road. UW Magazine
March 8, 2021
Bryn Bandt-Law, lead researcher and psychology graduate student, discusses the results of her study, which showed that traditionally feminine women are more likely to be believed when making accusations of sexual harassment. The Daily
March 8, 2021
Kemi Adeyemi, gender, women, & sexuality studies professor, is featured in the Daily for her work at the UW. The Daily
March 8, 2021
“The current system of [legal] fines and fees has created an albatross around the necks of the state’s lowest income residents,” writes columnist Naomi Ishisaka. UW sociology professor Alexes Harris is quoted. The Seattle Times
March 8, 2021
While one would hope that cases of sexual harassment are treated very much on their merits, research from the University of Washington shows that this is sadly not the case. It finds that women who are young, who act and appear feminine, and who are “conventionally attractive” are far more likely to be believed in any accusations they make about sexual harassment. Forbes
March 7, 2021
The nation’s first motto was “E pluribus unum.” What does that mean? Scott Lemieux, assistant teaching professor of political science at the UW, is quoted. The Spokesman-Review
March 6, 2021
Stacker News ranks the public schools that will maximize students’ educational potential. University of Washington is ranked No. 32, University of Washington Bothell is ranked No. 43 and University of Washington Tacoma is ranked No. 48. Newsweek
March 6, 2021
Stacker News compiled a list of the top 50 schools on the West Coast. The University of Washington is ranked No. 13. Newsweek
March 6, 2021
On March 6, 1930, International Unemployment Day, the demonstrators outside the White House and in many U.S. cities were met with violence. UW history professor James Gregory is quoted. The Washington Post
March 5, 2021
Three Seattle universities, including the University of Washington, are uniting their undergraduate theatre programs in an artistic collaboration composed of two plays, which premiere on March 11. American Theatre
March 5, 2021
Felix Mercado looks back on attending what was known as the “Spanish School,” a school that was built in 1936 specifically to segregate Mexican migrants from white people. Gonzalo Guzmán, a predoctoral instructor in American ethnic studies at the UW, is interviewed. Wyoming Public Media
March 5, 2021
A team from the University of Washington wanted to see if a computer vision system could learn to tell what is being played on a piano just from an overhead view of the keys and the player’s hands. The UW’s Eli Shlizerman, assistant professor in the applied mathematics and the electrical and computer engineering departments, and Kun Su and Xiulong Liu, doctoral students in electrical and computer engineering, created Audeo. Tech Crunch
March 5, 2021
The Henry Art Gallery, an art museum located on campus, will be reopening for COVID-19 safe public visitation on March 6th. The Daily
March 4, 2021
Take a look back at the last year of the UW's research of and adaptation to the COVID-19 pandemic. UW News
March 4, 2021
Chantel Prat, associate professor of psychology, has co-authored a new study on reasoning and decision-making. UW News
March 4, 2021
Kirk Johnson, paleontologist at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and co-curator of the UW Burke Museum’s new exhibit “Cruisin’ the Fossil Coastline,” describes fellow curator and artist Ray Troll’s images as “extinct animals [that] visit the modern world in daydreams.” This innovative, family-friendly exhibition is at the Burke Museum for all of March and April. Seattle's Child
March 4, 2021
Ethnomusicology professor Shannon Dudley discusses sound and music immersion. The Daily
March 4, 2021
Art H 400, offered in Spring 2021 and taught by Juliet Sperling, an assistant professor in art history, will center around artist Jacob Lawrence. The Daily
March 3, 2021
The University of Washington is ranked No. 5 on The Wall Street Journal’s list of top public colleges in the West. The Wall Street Journal
March 3, 2021
“Hybrid or all-remote schedules make powerful recruiting tools and look great on paper — carrying the promise of improved equity by giving employees the flexibility to better juggle work and life. But as the head of a women’s college and a cognitive scientist, I have some serious reservations,” writes Sian Beilock, president of Barnard College. A UW study is referenced. The Washington Post

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