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October 7, 2020
Elena Erosheva (UW Professor of Statistics and Social Work) and Sheridan Grant (UW Statistics Ph.D. student) have co-authored with Carole Lee (UW Professor of Philosophy) a Correspondence featured on The Lancet on how “Alternative grant models might perpetuate Black–white funding gaps". Department of Statistics
October 6, 2020
Political Science faculty member James Long launched a podcast focused on election security, featuring experts from the UW and elsewhere. UW News
October 6, 2020
Physicists at the University of Washington have discovered that by layering 2D materials (like a stack of pancakes), rotating them in particular configurations and exposing them to extremely low temperatures, the layers exhibit "exotic and unexpected" properties. UW News
October 5, 2020
The Southeast Asia Center will spearhead a new initiative to explore the effects of authoritarianism in Southeast Asia and on Southeast Asian American communities in the United States. UW News
October 2, 2020
UW's Department of Physics the University of Hong Kong and others quickly assembled a team to learn how B cells, a central player in adaptive immunity, were engaging this enemy. University of Washington
October 1, 2020
Dance Department lecturer Etienne Cakpo has been named 2020 Dance Educator of the Year by the Dance Educators Association of Washington. UW News
September 29, 2020
Music Assistant Professor Anne Searcy's research explores the connections between music, politics and dance. UW News
September 28, 2020
From studios in the University and Fremont bridge towers, two local illustrators — E.T. Russian, a physical therapist at the UW Medical Center, and Roger Fernandes, a lecturer of American Indian studies at the UW — draw attention to the region’s history. Crosscut
September 28, 2020
Alexes Harris, professor of sociology at the UW, weighs in on the divide between police and communities of color and what she says are the best ways to fix it. King5 News
September 28, 2020
Shawn Wong is longtime University of Washington professor of English, but he is also an editor, novelist, screenwriter and activist on behalf of Asian American writers whose voices have been forgotten or marginalized by history. UW News
September 27, 2020
University of Washington faculty member Ian Schnee, associate teaching professor in the Department of Philosophy, was the featured speaker at the UW’s 37th annual New Student Convocation. UW News
September 27, 2020
Leela Fernandes , an internationally recognized scholar and author on democratic politics and inequality with a focus on contemporary India, officially assumed the directorship role of the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington on July 1, 2020. The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
September 26, 2020
The selection of a deeply conservative jurist to replace the late liberal justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is not sitting well with some women on the Eastside. In 2016, they formed an organization in reaction to the president’s election, Plateaupians 4 Peace. This nomination has them riled up. Margaret O’Mara, professor of history at the UW, is interviewed. Kiro7
September 26, 2020
Scott Lemieux, assistant teaching professor of political science at the UW, gives insight into how the confirmation process for the Supreme Court will work before Election Day. King5 News
September 24, 2020
Chanhee Choi is a multidisciplinary interactive artist and Ph.D. candidate in the UW Digital Arts and Experimental Media department. She’s creating a digital art game called “ Pandemic ,” a vehicle for her thoughts and experiences since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis. UW News
September 24, 2020
"We found direct support for what recipients of microaggressions have been saying all along: Students who are more likely to say they commit microaggressions are more likely to score higher on measures of racial bias," writes Jonathan Kanter, research associate professor of psychology at the UW. The Conversation
September 23, 2020
Amazon is launching a new tool to help shoppers select items that are deemed more environmentally friendly. Products will earn the “Climate Pledge Friendly” label if they have been approved by one of 19 certification programs, including Amazon’s own Compact by Design designation. Aseem Prakash, professor of political science at the UW, is quoted. GeekWire
September 22, 2020
Asia Jones started a Facebook group to expose racist people and businesses. Members of her group have helped to get dozens of people fired from their jobs. Ralina Joseph, professor of communication at the UW, is interviewed. King5 News
September 22, 2020
Every Wednesday in Edmonds, customers at Walnut Street Coffee can walk out with something extra. It's all part of what they call "With Joy Wednesdays." If you purchase a drink and request a sleeve for the cup, it comes with a small inspiring message attached. UW junior Jerrod Mace got the idea while hanging out at a coffee shop in Spokane. King5 News
September 22, 2020
While other nations invest in developing poor areas, Beijing doesn’t hesitate to operate on a more ambitious scale by moving communities, like the Yi ethnic minority, and building new towns in its effort to modernize China. Stevan Harrell, professor emeritus of anthropology at the UW, is quoted. AP News
September 21, 2020
The Jacob Lawrence Gallery and School of Art + Art History + Design welcome The Black Embodiments Studio (BES) as a resident program for the next two academic years. School of Art + Art History + Design
September 21, 2020
The Jacob Lawrence Gallery and School of Art + Art History + Design welcome The Black Embodiments Studio (BES) as a resident program for the next two academic years. School of Art + Art History + Design
September 21, 2020
"A Singular Post" at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery mimics how "information is communicated but imagines a method that looks a different than what we're used to." The Stranger
September 21, 2020
The 2020 Population Health Applied Research Fellows concluded their 10-week program to produce small area population forecasts at the Census tract and Health Reporting Area levels by sex, race, ethnicity and five-year age groups for King County from 2020 to 2045. UW News
September 21, 2020
"In June, manufacturers of skin lighteners joined other corporations in voicing support for the racial justice movement. Critics quickly pointed out the hypocrisy of voicing such support in the U.S. while continuing to sell skin whitening products globally. Such products, they say, play off of and promote racism and colorism (which is prejudice based on preference for people with lighter skin tones) in Asia and Africa," writes Lynn Thomas, professor of history at the UW. The Conversation

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