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June 21, 2020
Nancy Bartley, a doctoral student in English, writes that in her decades of journalism she saw police dealing out "street justice" as a common practice against Blacks. The News Tribune
June 19, 2020
Mary Hall Williams, anthropology student who organized the event, is interviewed about the celebration of Juneteenth at the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest. KUOW
June 19, 2020
Jayadev Athreya, associate professor of mathematics, among other mathematics researchers has signed a letter calling on the discipline to stop working on predictive-policing algorithms. Nature
June 19, 2020
Dave Ross talks to Jonathan Kanter, research associate professor of psychology, about how protesting can be a form of "healthy coping." MyNorthwest
June 19, 2020
Earl Davie, professor emeritus of biochemistry, was a pioneer in the field of biotechnology and research in blood clotting. He died June 6 of complications related to old age. The Seattle Times
June 18, 2020
Colleen McElroy, professor emerita of English, shares her perspective as a black woman in Seattle. In 1984, McElroy became the first black woman tenured professor at the UW. KUOW
June 18, 2020
UW President Ana Mari Cauce discusses the Supreme Court decision protecting the DACA program. UW News
June 18, 2020
Aseem Prakash, professor of political science, discusses Unilever's climate plan, greening the supply chain, and consumer-level emissions. Forbes
June 18, 2020
Quin’Nita Cobbins-Modica, who graduated from the UW with a Ph.D. in history, discusses Seattle's history of black female activists. Crosscut
June 18, 2020
Daniel Bessner, associate professor of international studies and Carl Bergstrom, biology professor, discuss whether and how colleges should re-open in the fall. The Chronicle of Higher Education
June 18, 2020
This week, the UW offers a wide variety of online engagement opportunities, including drop-in meditation sessions and Burke trivia nights. UW News
June 17, 2020
"Organizations are issuing public statements as anti-racism protests continue...But the words are empty without real change,” writes Alexes Harris, professor of sociology. Newsweek
June 17, 2020
The UW Modern Band, advised by Cuong Vu, jazz studies chair, created Sorrow, improvisations born of COVID-19 and protests against systemic racism. UW School of Music Youtube Channel
June 17, 2020
Political science faculty Megan Ming Francis, Jake Grumbach, and Christopher Parker discuss 2020's leftward-tilting electorate. The New York Times
June 17, 2020
A lawsuit against a cloud services employee who left to join Google highlights Amazon’s aggressive tactics to retain talent. Margaret O'Mara, professor of history, is quoted. Bloomberg
June 17, 2020
Quintard Taylor, history professor, discusses the possible de-gentrification of Seattle. Newsweek
June 17, 2020
The University of Washington has been named as one of the top five best colleges for LGBTQ+ students. San Francisco Gate
June 17, 2020
The UW honors several faculty members with Distinguished Teaching Awards, including Ian Schnee, Senior Lecturer of Philosophy and Xiasong Li, Professor of Chemistry. University of Washington Magazine
June 16, 2020
The University of Washington's virtual graduation ceremony and all the technology that made it possible is explained in this article. GeekWire
June 16, 2020
Professor Toro is the recipient of the 2020 Blackwell-Tapia Prize. UW News
June 15, 2020
NBC News profiles Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology, who has emerged as one of the nation’s top experts during the coronavirus pandemic. NBC News
June 15, 2020
Megan Ming Francis, associate professor of political science, discusses how the white press has historically endangered Black lives. The Washington Post
June 15, 2020
At a time when couples are spending more time together than ever, some may also discover they’re lonely in their marriage. Pepper Schwartz, professor of sociology, is quoted. NBC Today
June 15, 2020
Michael McCann, professor of political science, puts into context the peace and the violence of protests against police brutality. KUOW
June 14, 2020
Maya Angela Smith, associate professor of French, writes about her experience as a Black mother-to-be. The Boston Globe

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