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July 2, 2020
Hong Kong activists have implored the U.S. to work with international partners to hold Beijing accountable. Brian Leung Kai-Ping, a doctoral student in political science, is quoted. South China Morning Post
July 2, 2020
Daniel Bessner, assistant professor of international studies, discusses the most important lessons of Trump's presidency. Buisness Insider
July 2, 2020
Many Seattleites who identify as BIPOC say they don’t feel as safe while traveling now as they have in years past. Quintard Taylor, professor emeritus of history, is quoted. The Seattle Times
July 2, 2020
Mark Smith, professor of political science, explains how a dangerous minority of people have started to believe that COVID-19 precautions are no longer necessary. The News Tribune
July 2, 2020
Nicolaas P. Barr, a lecturer of Comparative History of Ideas, discusses the new Dutch far-right, and how it intersects with the rise of far-right ideologies in other nations. Jewish Currets
July 2, 2020
The CDC stated that it does not recommend testing all students and faculty when in-person schooling resumes. Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology, explains the controversy. MyNorthwest
July 1, 2020
Quintard Taylor, a history professor emeritus and the founder of BlackPast.org, talks about the history of celebrating the Fourth of July. KUOW
July 1, 2020
John Cramer, professor of physics, is weighing in with a potential solution to one of the longest-running puzzles in quantum mechanics: a phenomenon known as wave function collapse. GeekWire
July 1, 2020
Jacob Grumbach, assistant professor of political science, explains his new research saying that stronger labor unions have an anti-racist side effect. Salon
July 1, 2020
James Gregory, professor of history, explains how looking back to 1932 can advise us about 2020. The Conversation
July 1, 2020
Aseem Prakash, professor of political science, explains how Amazon's climate plan may not be as good as it seems. Gristle
July 1, 2020
David Baker, professor of biochemistry, is known for his revolutionary approaches to creating new proteins. UW Magazine
July 1, 2020
Common Power has had to rapidly adopt digital communications due to COVID-19, stopping face-to-face contact. David Domke, professor of communication, explains. GeekWire
July 1, 2020
“Throughout the industry, Lynn was known for her nurturing and respectful treatment of every person on her sets,” writes friend Lacey Leavitt, (BA, Comparative Literature, 2003). UW Magazine
July 1, 2020
Jonathan Kanter, research associate professor of psychology, is using surveys to study how the stay-at-home order has been impacting people’s mental health. MyNorthwest
June 30, 2020
UW DIRAC Institute is mentioned in an article about the perils and prospects of near-earth asteroids. GeekWire
June 30, 2020
Elizabeth Van Volkenburgh, professor of biology, explains the debate over plant sentience. Gizmodo
June 29, 2020
Emily Levesque, assistant professor of astronomy, explains how Betelgeuse—a star in the final stages of its life—has been exhibiting dramatic drops in brightness. Gizmodo
June 29, 2020
Bettina Judd, assistant professor of gender women and sexuality studies, explains the founder of gynecology, J. Marion Sims', horrific experiments on enslaved Black women. Today
June 29, 2020
This week, the UW offers a wide variety of virtual engagement opportunities, including a drop-in mediation session and content from the Jacob Lawrence Vimeo channel. UW News
June 26, 2020
If you wanted to know how many COVID-19 tests were administered yesterday, there would be no source you could check for that information. Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology, is quoted. PBS
June 26, 2020
Donn Weaver, who received a music degree from the UW in 1954, has passed from COVID-19 complications. The Seattle Times
June 26, 2020
Emily Bender, professor of linguistics, explains how major AI conferences are starting to force computer scientists to think about the societal impacts of artificial intelligence. Quartz
June 26, 2020
To sustain the current anti-racism movement, look to the past. Megan Ming Francis, associate professor of political science, is interviewed. Vice
June 26, 2020
Steve Herbert, professor of law, societies, and justice and of geography, is referenced in this article discussing common myths about policing. The Washington Post

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