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December 3, 2020
Local notaries, whether in trade or politics, many have strong but guarded optimism for how a Biden administration will bring stability and mutual growth back to China-U.S. relations. David Bachman, professor of international studies at the UW, is quoted. NW Asian Weekly
December 3, 2020
Google’s decision to part ways with a prominent researcher laid bare divisions within the company’s artificial intelligence unit and subjected its leader, the lauded software engineer Jeff Dean, to widespread scorn. Emily M. Bender, professor of linguistics at the UW, is quoted. Bloomberg
December 3, 2020
Harlequin Productions is offering a radio theater-style “A Christmas Carol,” adapted by Orson Welles, available for streaming beginning Sunday, Dec. 6. Antonio Mitchell, who is pursuing a master of fine arts in acting at the UW, is playing Jacob Marley. UW News
December 3, 2020
Documents recently obtained through the Freedom of Information Act paint a troubling picture of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Tacoma, two years after a Russian asylum seeker died in ICE custody. A report by the UW Center for Human Rights is referenced. Crosscut
December 3, 2020
A newly released study by the University of Washington shows how being stopped by police in middle school can lead to different criminal-justice paths, based on race. The study, conducted over a period of years, found that Black youth are more likely than white youth to be treated as “usual suspects” after a first encounter with police, leading to more subsequent arrests over time. Kevin Haggerty, professor of social work at the UW; Robert Crutchfield, professor emeritus of sociology at the UW; and Annie McGlynn-Wright, who led the study while a doctoral student in sociology at the UW, are mentioned. KOMO News
December 3, 2020
President Trump on Wednesday released a 46-minute videotaped speech on Facebook including a series of wild claims urging people not to accept the election results. Jake Grumbach, assistant professor of political science at the UW, is referenced. The Independent
December 3, 2020
Alan Marlatt, a leading addiction researcher and professor of psychology at the UW, is mentioned in this article about applying the principle of harm reduction to COVID-19. Undark
December 3, 2020
Of the 2020 election, George Washington University’s Steven Livingston and W. Lance Bennett, professor emeritus of political science at the UW, write, “Not only did Republicans hold the Senate — at least until the January runoff for both of Georgia’s Senate seats is decided — they gained seats in the House and strengthened their grip on state legislatures. It seems that rather than die, conservative political parties evolve. The question is: Evolve into what?” The Boston Globe
December 3, 2020
A team led by scientists at the University of Washington and the University of California, San Diego has discovered that cowpeas — a type of bean plant — harbor receptors on the surface of their cells that can detect a compound in caterpillar saliva and initiate anti-herbivore defenses. UW News
December 2, 2020
Once in a decade, America comes together to count every person in every home on every block in every neighborhood, coast to coast. In theory. Politics and a pandemic have made this year’s count extra fraught, says Sara Curran, director of the UW’s Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology and professor of international studies, of sociology and of public policy and governance. [This is the second segment in the Dec. 2 episode of the “The Record.”] KUOW
December 2, 2020
Drama professor Scott Magelssen's new book "Performing Flight: From the Barnstormers to Space Tourism" explores how performance and culture have affected aviation. UW News
December 2, 2020
Annie McGlynn-Wright, sociology PhD graduate, explains the results of a new study she worked on exploring the consequences of early interactions between police and Black youth. The Seattle Times
December 1, 2020
Lecturer of American Indian Studies Tami Hohn and her students Victor Andy and Shelby Cross discuss their experiences teaching and learning Southern Lushootseed. University of Washington
December 1, 2020
Watch lectures online from the new interdisciplinary class "2020: The Course." Undergraduate Academic Affairs
December 1, 2020
Dr. Angelina Godoy, director of the Center for Human Rights, discusses the Northwest Detention Center's practice of solitary confinement. KUOW
December 1, 2020
Affective Software Inc., is releasing a new portal and products to harness technology in assessing and improving relationships. Affective Software was co-founded by John Gottman, professor emeritus of psychology at the UW, and Julie Gottman, who found fame with their research-based love and therapy institute and the so-called “Love Lab,” which opened in 1986 at the UW. GeekWire
December 1, 2020
More than 65 species of plants have gone extinct in the U.S. and Canada since European colonization, according to a new study. The study was conducted by a group of 16 experts from across the U.S., including Richard Olmstead, professor of biology at the UW. The study showed that far more plant species have gone extinct on the continent than previously documented. Seattle Weekly
November 30, 2020
A federal appointment for Gov. Inslee would set off a cascade of political moves here in his home state. Aseem Prakash, professor of political science at the UW, is quoted. Crosscut
November 30, 2020
“Washington state is now a national leader in providing financial aid to low-income college students, and at the University of Washington, we ensure that the cost of tuition is not a barrier for low-income students. But access and equity do not begin or end with college enrollment,” writes UW President Ana Mari Cauce. Puget Sound Buisness Journal
November 30, 2020
This week at the UW, attend the Katz Lecture, a lecture on the nuclear arms race, and more. UW News
November 30, 2020
With vaccines and a new administration, the pandemic will be tamed. But experts say the coming months “are going to be just horrible.” Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology at the UW, is mentioned. The New York Times
November 30, 2020
Angelina Godoy, director for UW’s Center for Human Rights, explains the center's new report on solitary confinement practices at Tacoma's Northwest Detention Center. The Seattle Times
November 30, 2020
With vaccines and a new administration, the pandemic will be tamed. But experts say the coming months “are going to be just horrible.” Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology at the UW, is mentioned. The New York Times
November 30, 2020
ENGL 285, a unique creative writing class that features the expertise of professional writers, is highly recommended by its students. The Daily
November 27, 2020
The Native UW Scholars program, which works to “build community across the year and help students braid their academic and social lives on the UW campus and on local Coast Salish lands,” has continued and adapted to the online world. Native News Online

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