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December 13, 2014
Twitter hashtags adorned posters at protests across the country Saturday. Philip Howard, professor of communication, is quoted. Washington Post
December 12, 2014
In an op-ed piece, Carlos Gil, professor emeritus of history, looks at the "political tremors shaking" Mexico. Seattle Times
December 9, 2014
Alexes Harris, associate professor/sociologist at the UW and expert in racial and ethnic disparities, breaks down the anger and frustration behind protests in Seattle and across the country. KING 5
December 8, 2014
Emeritus professor Ellis Goldberg on the differences between Egypt and Tunisia after the Arab Spring. Washington Post
December 7, 2014
An email that claims to be from the group that hacked Sony Pictures Entertainment blames the attack on the studio's upcoming comedy about North Korea. Clark Sorensen, associate professor of international studies, is quoted. USA Today
December 6, 2014
The Seattle Times travel section suggests bookish gifts for travelers. One suggestion is "Places for Passion: The 75 Most Romantic Destinations in the World," by Pepper Schwartz, professor of sociology. Seattle Times
December 5, 2014
In an op-ed piece, Robert Crutchfield, professor of sociology, writes, "Black citizens have been held for too long outside the processes that produced the laws and practices they are subjected to." Seattle Times
December 4, 2014
A fine arts background and a keen eye for design drives the Top Pot doughnut dynasty. Columns
December 4, 2014
This series, produced by piano professor Robin McCabe, features music composed during or about World War I, with historical context offered in commentary and narration. UW Today
December 3, 2014
A set of disappearing glass lungs. Clear glass fingers that reach out from a computer screen to touch the keysof a modified laptop. A mysterious glow emanating from a grove of trees.What will sculptor Julia Chamberlain dare to do next? University of Washington
December 3, 2014
By Thursday morning, the online #CrimingWhileWhite campaign that some saw as a show of solidarity had become another source of division. Christopher Parker, associate professor of political science, is quoted. Washington Post
December 2, 2014
Some of President Obama's biggest financial backers in the Latino community already are throwing their support behind Hillary Clinton. Matt Barreto, associate professor of political science, is quoted. USA Today
December 1, 2014
New research led by an astronomy graduate student at UW indicates planets orbiting close to low mass stars may have lost their chance at hosting life because of intense heat during their formative years. UW Today
November 29, 2014
The city of Yakima relies on its own officers to conduct such investigations. The Yakima County Sheriff's Office calls on outside agencies to investigate. Jonathan Wender, lecturer in the UW's Law, Societies, and Justice Program, is quoted. Yakima Herald-Republic
November 25, 2014
UW alum Carlos Estrada Alamo thinks people should be grateful that President Obama is brightening the futures of thousands of children by finally acting on immigration reform, in a special contribution to the Seattle Times. Seattle Times
November 23, 2014
The U.S. economy has long been powered in part by the nation's ability to attract the world's most educated and skilled people to its shores. But a new study of the worldwide migration of professionals to the U.S. shows a sharp drop-off in its proportional share of those workers UW Today
November 23, 2014
Recovering from a stroke is an arduous process, but thanks to four UW students and their project, virtual reality video games could transform the way patients experience therapy. UW Today
November 22, 2014
The '90s battle over illegal immigration helped remake California's political landscape. Matt Barreto, professor of political science, is quoted. Los Angeles Times
November 21, 2014
There may be no better place than California to measure the contradictions, crosswinds and confusion that come with trying to change immigration law. Matt Barreto, professor of political science, is quoted. New York Times
November 20, 2014
Have you ever considered the implications of privacy around art and cultural institutions? Then don't miss the three-day symposium "Surveillance and Privacy: Art, Law and Social Practice" hosted by the Henry Art Gallery and DXARTS. UW Today
November 20, 2014
Far from settling matters, President Obama's unilateral action on immigration all but ensures at least two more years of fierce and angry debate. Matt Barreto, professor of political science, is quoted. Los Angeles Times
November 16, 2014
The University of Washington Astronomy Department is taking starry nights to the schools, inflating its portable planetarium in classrooms across the Seattle area. UW Today
November 16, 2014
Thanks to UW professors of computer science and engineering and psychology, the team's latest study, "great minds think alike" is no longer just a phrase, but a fact. UW Today
November 11, 2014
The University of Washington Sephardic Studies Program and the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies will host the second annual celebration of International Ladino Day with an event at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in Kane Hall room 130. UW Today
November 11, 2014
In the wake of a 2011 study that found black applicants for National Institutes of Health grants were significantly less likely to receive funding than their equally qualified white counterparts, the health agency began to look at ways to uncover and address bias in how it awards research funding. UW Today

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