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November 27, 2020
Margaret O’Mara, history professor, discusses Amazon's pandemic hiring spree. The New York Times
November 26, 2020
An octopus has more neurons in its arms than in its head. It’s difficult to imagine how they perceive the world, but scientists have tried. Dominic Sitivilli, a doctoral student in psychology and astrobiology at the UW, is quoted. Discover Magazine
November 26, 2020
Gregory Falls, former head of the University of Washington School of Drama, founded ACT Theatre. ACT's production of "Carol" is reviewed in the Seattle Times. The Seattle Times
November 25, 2020
The Henry Art Gallery has worked to bring art to the public with its new exhibit "Set in Motion." The Daily
November 24, 2020
A rare snowy owl has been spotted in Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood, and the new resident knows how to draw a crowd. Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology at the UW, is interviewed. It's beautiful': Rare snowy owl spotted in Seattle's Queen Anne neighborhood
November 24, 2020
Alumni Barrett Martin discusses his life journey and experience as a musician. American Songwriter
November 24, 2020
There are certain values we’d love for our kids to have. But how do we go about teaching them? Jana Mohr Lone, affiliate associate professor of philosophy at the UW and director of the UW Center for Philosophy for Children, is quoted. Parents
November 24, 2020
Aseem Prakash, professor of political science, has received the 2020 Elinor Ostrom Career Achievement Award for his work in political science. UW News
November 24, 2020
Richard Olmstead, professor of biology and curator of the Burke Museum Herbarium, discusses his new research on plant extinction. UW News
November 24, 2020
Aseem Prakash, professor of political science, explains Biden's choice of John Kerry as his presidential climate envoy. Forbes
November 23, 2020
This week at the UW, attend Ladino Day 2020 and watch the Meany Center's presentation of Ragamala Dance Company. UW News
November 23, 2020
Jane Simoni, professor of psychology at the UW, gives advice on how to navigate interpersonal conflicts that arise from changing Thanksgiving plans and shares how her own plans have changed. Muck Rack
November 23, 2020
Researchers have found that a small group of social media accounts are responsible for the spread of a disproportionate amount of the false posts about voter fraud. Ian Kennedy, a doctoral student in sociology at the UW, is quoted. The New York Times
November 23, 2020
The Henry Art Gallery's latest Re/Frame program "Still Motion" explores the idea of motion in art. The Daily
November 23, 2020
“Beyond damage repair, Biden has big plans for American energy. In my view, not all of them are realistic. Yet their actual purpose may be as starting points for negotiation,” writes Scott Montgomery, lecturer of international studies at the UW. The Conversation
November 23, 2020
We know spending the holidays on our own will keep our loved ones healthy. That doesn’t make it any easier. But there’s joy to be found in solitude. We spoke to experts in stress and connection who told us how to navigate the complicated emotions around spending the holidays alone. Jonathan Kanter, research associate professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted. CNN
November 21, 2020
The country’s fishing fleet would not be able to sustain itself – or its geopolitical and surveillance role – without the hundreds of millions of dollars in subsidies it receives. Tabitha Grace Mallory, affiliate professor of international studies at the UW, is quoted. Post Magazine
November 21, 2020
There’s a Norwegian term for deliberately embracing time spent outside, for both the mental and physical benefits. It’s frifluftsliv, something Alaskans will find familiar, in spirit if not in name. And some say it’s a way to cope with the many limitations on life during a pandemic. Andy Meyer, assistant teaching professor of Scandinavian studies at the UW, is quoted. Alaska Public Media
November 20, 2020
Alumni Jinny Wright has passed away, but her influence on Seattle's art and culture persists. Puget Sound Business Journals
November 20, 2020
Alumni Barbara Earl Thomas discusses her experiences with artist Jacob Lawrence. WBHM
November 20, 2020
Brian Leung, PhD student in political science, is quoted in this article discussing the future of Hong Kong's democracy movement. Time
November 20, 2020
Like many big state universities, the University of Michigan tried to open with some semblance of normalcy. Outbreaks ensued. Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology at the UW, is quoted. The New York Times
November 20, 2020
Assistant Professors Audrey Desjardins (School of Art), Afroditi Psarra (DXARTS), Bonnie Whiting (School of Music), and Jacob Lawrence Gallery Director and Curator Emily Zimmerman, discuss interdisciplinary research project Voices+Voids. Seattle Channel
November 20, 2020
The governors of Iowa and North Dakota recently announced mandates that require people to wear masks in public. Both leaders previously resisted mask rules but issued them in the past week as daily COVID-19 cases spiked in their states, overrunning hospitals and intensive care units. Christopher Adolph, associate professor of political science at the UW, is quoted. Popular Science
November 19, 2020
More than 50 University of Washington faculty and researchers have been named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list from Clarivate. The highly anticipated annual list identifies researchers who demonstrated significant influence in their chosen field or fields through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade. UW News

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