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April 6, 2014
The University of Washington has OK'd an online bachelor's degree completion degree. The bachelor of arts in integrated social sciences, is meant to be a flexible, low-cost option for adults who have already earned about two years of college credit or an associate degree. The Seattle Times
April 5, 2014
In an op-ed piece, Leah Ceccarelli, professor of communication, critiques the rhetoric of science as a "frontier." The Seattle Times
April 3, 2014
In Seattle, one of America's least "churched" cities, academics are impressed by the success of a religious phenomenon that appeals to both extremes at once: Compline. Susan Pitchford, senior lecturer in sociology, is quoted. The Economist
April 3, 2014
With the start of spring quarter brings a fresh lineup of exciting events to attend on the Seattle campus. UW Today
April 3, 2014
The Seattle Times reviews the paintings of two former UW students featured in an exhibition at Prographica. The Seattle Times
April 1, 2014
The UW is launching a new online degree in integrated social sciences aimed at people who want to complete their education. KPLU
March 31, 2014
Universities in Myanmar have been given e-libraries with hundreds of thousands of digital books and academic journals. The UW is a member of a partnership to bring teaching and training to Myanmar. BBC
March 30, 2014
Beginning in the fall 2014, people interested in social sciences who have already earned roughly two years of college credit or an associate's degree will be able to finish their bachelor's degree online through a new program offered by the UW. The News Tribune
March 29, 2014
The UW's Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences is part of a new, privately-funded campaign in South King County that helps parents put into practice the latest findings from infant brain research. UW's Patricia Kuhl is quoted. The Seattle Times
March 29, 2014
In 129 years the Burke Museum has amassed a collection of more than 15 million items. In a new exhibit, the museum hopes to answer questions such as: why do museums have all these things, where did they come from, and what are they used for? The News Tribune
March 29, 2014
UW history professor William Rorabaugh says we still don't know if the the program has succeeded in enrolling enough young, healthy people. Seattle Times
March 27, 2014
The 60-plus crowd represents the fastest-growing segment in online dating. Pepper Schwartz, a professor of sociology at the University of Washington and AARP's love and relationship ambassador, comments. The New York Times
March 27, 2014
A Seattle Times editorial on the situation in the Ukraine cites the opinion of Scott Radnitz, director of the UW's Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies. The Seattle Times
March 25, 2014
Support for natural history - the study of organisms, how and where they live and how they interact with their environment - appears to be in steep decline in developed countries, according to Joshua Tewksbury, a University of Washington professor and WWF International scientist. UW Today
March 22, 2014
In an op-ed piece, Angela Day, doctoral candidate in political science looks to lessons from the Exxon Valdez as the Salish Sea is slated to become one of North America's busiest fossil fuel trans-shipment corridors. Everett Herald
March 21, 2014
Philmon Haile, a senior majoring in international studies at the UW Jackson School, was quoted by First Lady Michelle Obama on the importance of studying abroad. YouTube
March 21, 2014
As the Ukrainian conflict rages, Russians and Ukrainians now in the Northwest feel divided. Scott Radnitz, associate professor in the Jackson School of International Studies, is quoted. The Seattle Times
March 21, 2014
Jackson School professor Philip Howard says news of the ban seems to have driven more Turks to try Twitter for the first time. Yahoo News
March 21, 2014
In an op-ed piece, Jennifer Carroll, research assistant in anthropology currently doing research in Kiev, comments on the current political climate in Ukraine. The Seattle Times
March 20, 2014
Pushing the boundaries between art and science,DXARTS explores a range of creative pursuits encompassing visual art, music, sound, video, information technology and the sciences. The Seattle Times
March 18, 2014
In an unprecedented move last fall, the Attorney General's office announced it was opening investigations into the massacre at El Mozote. Huffington Post
March 18, 2014
A new book from Karen Litfin, associate professor of political science, recounts a journey to 14 ecovillages, where communities of people are trying to build sustainable, healthy ways of living. Crosscut
March 17, 2014
The UW School of Music and UW Slavic Languages & Literatures co-host a two-day conference with the Seattle Symphony on music of Russian diaspora. City Arts Magazine
March 15, 2014
Four University of Washington students who developed a virtual reality game that provides real-time feedback for patients undergoing stroke therapy came away victorious at a neural engineering competition on Friday. GeekWire
March 13, 2014
In February, UW hosted over 100 students who spent their day discussing topics from the legalization of marijuana to supporting research on genetically engineered meat. Seattle Times