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August 6, 2014
UW physics students build their own version of the Atlas particle detector, only much smaller - and using Legos. UW Today
July 31, 2014
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks to Robert Crutchfield, a professor of sociology at UW, and author of the book, "Get a Job: Labor Markets, Economic Opportunity, and Crime" about the increasing stratification of the labor market, and the connections between unemployment and crime.
July 31, 2014
A review of Jeanne Sakata's one-man play about Gordon Hirabayashi, a Seattle native, and alumni of the College of Arts & Sciences, who defied internment of Japanese Americans during WWII. The Seattle Times
July 29, 2014
UW bioengineers designed a peptide structure that can stop changes of normal proteins to a state linked to diseases such as Alzheimer's. UW Today
July 15, 2014
New UW research suggests talking to babies stimulates their brain well before they utter their first words. CNN
July 14, 2014
As a barista and a paralegal, the story was the same: Employers did not want their employees talking about their pay. Jake Rosenfeld, a UW associate professor of sociology, is studying the relationship between pay secrecy and wage discrimination. The Atlantic
July 14, 2014
The latest surge in fighting between Israel and militants in the Gaza Strip has seen both sides revive an intense social media battle. Philip Howard, professor of communication, comments. BBC
July 13, 2014
A University of Washington study published today gives clues about how talking to babies from an early age helps them say their first words. KUOW
July 12, 2014
UW researchers are offering information through free online 20-minute classes that explain baby brain development and what to do with that knowledge. The Seattle Times
July 10, 2014
Last summer, Justin Thompson was one of the first veterans to take part in the Research Experience for Veterans - University Projects (REV-UP) program in Seattle. The program reignited his interest in pursuing graduate work, Thompson said. CSNE
July 10, 2014
"Hold These Truths" is a new play inspired by the true story of University of Washington student Gordon Hirabayashi as he fought the U.S. government's forcible and unconstitutional removal and incarceration. Northwest Asian Weekly
July 7, 2014
Based on data from online education platform Coursera, Business Insider compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals. UW Introduction to Public Speaking is listed at number nine. Seattle PI
July 6, 2014
Twenty journalism students from Bangladesh, Nepal, India, and Sri Lanka arrived in Seattle to study topics related to journalism and the media. Northwest Asian Weekly
July 1, 2014
Resentment toward Thailand's latest military coup is palpable in the Isaan region of northeastern Thailand. Charles Keyes, professor emeritus of international studies, is quoted. TIME
July 1, 2014
Seattle Times columnist Jonathan Martin proposes making Gordon Hirabayashi part of Washington state's delegation in the National Statuary Hall. Tetsu Kashima, professor of American ethnic studies, is one of the people who proposed Hirabayashi. The Seattle Times
June 30, 2014
Stephanie Seeman, graduate student in the Neurobiology & Behavior program at the University of Washington, uses SpikerBoxes in her outreach efforts with students in the Seattle area. CSNE
June 30, 2014
The College of Arts and Sciences and the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies have named the Korea Studies Program in honor of Paull Shin. Northwest Asian Weekly
June 30, 2014
A Supreme Court ruling could create new obstacles for the Service Employees International Union in Washington state. George Lovell, professor of labor studies, is quoted. The Seattle Times
June 30, 2014
Twelve years after a labor dispute closed West Coast ports and cost the U.S. economy $1 billion a day, negotiators on both sides want to avoid a repeat that could be twice as expensive. George Lovell, professor of labor studies, is quoted. Bloomberg
June 29, 2014
Car exhaust and other urban fumes can disrupt moths' ability to make their way to flowers, a new study reports. The New York Times
June 29, 2014
In a commentary for Politico, associate professor of sociology Jake Rosenfeld argues that a recent Supreme Court decision did not "kill unions." Politico Magazine
June 21, 2014
Retirees often feel extra stress about money because of scarcity and not earning an income. UW sociologist Pepper Schwartz is quoted. USA Today
June 18, 2014
The Northwest Asian Weekly talks with several recent graduates. Journalism major Ting Ting Chu says her professor helped guide even when she faced cross-cultural barriers. Northwest Asian Weekly
June 17, 2014
Creative letters written by University of Washington undergraduates who studied last summer in Bangalore, India, are gathered in a new book. UW Today
June 16, 2014
Ruby is from Everett and is double majoring in psychology and LSJ, as well as minoring in music. She just won a UW Almunae Board scholarship and credits her work with the marching band for making her more competitive. Husky Marching Band