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May 18, 2021
The Henry Art Gallery is featured in this article highlighting the Seattle music and art scene. Telegraph
May 18, 2021
Paleontologist Stan Mallory and archaeologist Robert Greengo from Seattle's Burke Museum are mentioned in this story about the giant sloth skeleton discovered near a runway at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in 1961. Insider
May 18, 2021
Washington state is on track to fully reopen by June 30, and psychologists say some people are just not ready for that. Jane Simoni, professor of psychology at the UW, is interviewed. King 5 News
May 17, 2021
Jamie Walker, the current director of the School of Art + Art History + Design, discusses the Anne Focke Award recipient Ron Chew. The Daily
May 17, 2021
Jean Smart, who graduated from the UW in 1974 after studying drama, stars in new comedy series "Hacks," the "capstone atop a career resurgence." The New York Times
May 17, 2021
The usual video game plot is that you’re some kind of hero going to some kind of castle or stronghold, to defeat an evil villain and save someone. Very rarely do you see racism as the primary enemy in a video game. But that is the villain at the center of a new game from Chanhee Choi, a doctoral student in digital arts and experimental media at the UW. [This is the third segment on "The Record"] KUOW
May 17, 2021
A young generation of Asian and Pacific Islanders is leading a new wave of activism. Connie So, teaching professor of American ethnic studies at the UW, is interviewed. King 5 News
May 17, 2021
The Life Sciences Building, which houses the Department of Biology, has earned the COTE® Top Ten Award for sustainable design excellence. The American Institute of Architects
May 17, 2021
The Henry Art Gallery will be hosting three different residency performances in May, June, and July as a part of its exhibit 'Gary Simmons: The Engine Room.' The Daily
May 16, 2021
Seattle was the first city in the country to pass laws mandating premium pay and sick days for delivery-app drivers during the pandemic. But the current laws are set to expire after the pandemic ends, so Seattle leaders may soon consider making those protections permanent. Margaret O'Mara, professor of history at the UW, is quoted. The Seattle Times
May 13, 2021
Christoph Giebel, associate professor of history and of international studies at the UW, writes of a marker in Seattle's Volunteer Park, "The marker’s words grotesquely falsify a gruesome past ... To call America’s violent conquest of Asia’s first constitutional republic [the Philippines] a 'liberation of oppressed peoples' constitutes an 'alternative fact' so shameless as to render the plaque’s continued display scandalous." NW Asian Weekly
May 11, 2021
Since 1994, alumni and friends in the Multicultural Alumni Partnership have worked together to promote diversity at the UW and address issues of equity and diversity on our campuses and in our community. This year’s promising scholars range from early undergraduates who are still zeroing in on a major to those pursuing graduate and professional degrees. UW Magazine
May 10, 2021
This week at the UW, attend a lecture on revolutionary reforms to the metric system, "Asian American Women Rising: NOT the Model Minority," and more. UW News
May 10, 2021
Jean Smart, who graduated from the UW in 1974 after studying drama, stars in the new HBO Max comedy "Hacks." The Seattle Times
May 10, 2021
Adaptations of Henrik Ibsen’s emotional and political play, “Rosmersholm,” are no small task — especially over Vimeo livestream. But third-year MFA director Andrew Coopman was up for the challenge, and with the help of an accomplished cast, their UW School of Drama production proved to be a well-illustrated and inventive take on surprisingly relevant issues. The Daily
May 8, 2021
Sam Wasser, research professor of biology at the UW and director of the Center for Conservation Biology, has found that two-thirds of pregnancies in Southern resident orca whales are lost due to nutritional stress through his new research. The Seattle Times
May 7, 2021
In 2019, federal agents took Carlos Rivera away in handcuffs when he strayed across the U.S.-Canada border, even though he says they could see his 7-year-old son waiting for him with a friend on the Canadian side. The UW's Angelina Godoy, professor of law, societies and justice and of international studies, and director of the UW Center for Human Rights, is quoted. The Los Angeles Times
May 6, 2021
Jerred Mace, an industrial design student in his third year, has founded the W/ Joy Project to spread joy through uplifting messages inside coffee sleeves. The Daily
May 6, 2021
Incoming assistant professor of industrial design Meichun Liu discusses her career in design. The Daily
May 5, 2021
Several UW faculty members, researchers, and students are involved in the FASER collaboration, which studies interactions of high-energy particles. UW News
May 5, 2021
"It’s no secret that the media eagerly reports potential technical breakthroughs with hyperventilating headlines ... [but] the media often fails to clearly indicate the preliminary nature of the findings they trumpet. Even worse, they seldom report when the studies they hyped previously fail to pan out," writes Executive Editor Leland Teschler. The UW's Jevin West, associate professor in the UW Information School, and Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology at the UW, are quoted. Design World
May 5, 2021
The killer whale population is the only whale listed as endangered by the federal government – only 75 of them remain. Deborah Giles, research scientist at the UW Center for Conservation Biology, discusses the threats they face and how her dog’s nose for sniffing killer whale poop is unlocking valuable data about their health and survival. [This is the third segment on “The Record”] KUOW
May 5, 2021
Aseem Prakash, professor of political science, explains how a shortage of charging stations may limit the potential of electric vehicles. Forbes
May 5, 2021
According to recent census data, the U.S. is becoming more racially and ethnically diverse at a faster rate than predicted. Along with increased diversity comes an increase in multiracial youth, populations that Ralina Joseph, professor of communication at the UW, and Allison Briscoe-Smith are calling “Generation Mixed.” They have created a resource for educators, caregivers, parents and more in their book “Generation Mixed Goes to School: Radically Listening to Multiracial Kids.” South Seattle Emerald
May 5, 2021
It appears satellites from a SpaceX launch danced in the night sky over western Washington Tuesday, catching the attention of stargazers once again. People shared photos and videos on social media just after 9 p.m. Tuesday showing a long streak of lights moving through the sky. James Davenport, research assistant professor of astronomy at the UW, is interviewed. King 5 News

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