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September 7, 2014
In an op-ed piece, Philip Howard, professor of communication, looks at Hungary's "autocratic crackdown on the nation's press." New York Times
September 4, 2014
Over one-in-five eligible Texas voters who make $20,000 a year or less do not have a current photo ID that would be accepted under the current voter ID law. Matt Barreto, associate professor of political science, is quoted. NBC News
August 31, 2014
The Critical Gaming Project was founded by a group of UW graduate students in English, sociology and information science who were interested in thinking critically about games from humanistic and social perspectives. Seattle Times
August 25, 2014
Scientists have developed what they believe is the thinnest-possible semiconductor, a new class of nanoscale materials made in sheets only three atoms thick. UW Today
August 24, 2014
KUOW talks with Cooper Inveen, a UW journalism student, about his experience in Sierra Leone as Ebola spread through West Africa. KUOW
August 24, 2014
RadioActive youth reporter Maria Caoagdan interviewed Vicente Rafael, professor of history, for her story exploring Filipino supernatural creatures. KUOW
August 20, 2014
New research from the University of Washington examines the surprisingly little increase in the average temperature at the Earth's surface, and shows that it is part of a naturally occurring cycle. UW Today
August 20, 2014
The Bellingham Herald reviews "The Rising Tide of Color," edited by Moon-Ho Jung, associate professor of history, and published by UW Press. the Bellingham Herald
August 19, 2014
Three major experiments aimed at detecting elusive dark matter particles believed to make up most of the matter in the universe have gotten a financial shot in the arm. Two of the projects are at large national laboratories; the other is at the University of Washington. UW Today
August 18, 2014
It looks like you're trying to add gun controls. Can Microsoft help? Matt Barreto, associate professor of political science, is quoted. the Washington Post
August 16, 2014
Money is already pouring into campaigns for two gun-related state ballot measures in advance of the November election. Matt Barreto, associate professor of political science, is quoted. Seattle Times
August 15, 2014
Sarah Diefendorf, a sociology graduate student, studied a group of 15 young evangelical Christian men. She learned that support groups were key in helping the men during their pre-marital years. But once married, they faced trouble. UW Today
August 14, 2014
KUOW enlists the help of UW historian Margaret O'Mara to discover what's behind one of Seattle's fastest growing neighborhoods. KUOW
August 13, 2014
NPR's CodeSwitch blog picked the brains of three people who have focused on depictions of Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders in the media to look at "yellowface" casting. LeiLani Nishime, assistant professor of communication, was one of the experts. NPR
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