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January 24, 2014
UW professors turn their concern over Ferguson into a modern teach-in. Seattle Times
January 23, 2014
A new poll conducted for the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental group, says Latinos strongly favor U.S. government action to fight climate change. Matt Barreto, associate professor of political science, is quoted. The Los Angeles Times
January 23, 2014
A UW professor has come up with a 10-minute test to measure the fervor of your Seattle Seahawks fandom. KPLU
January 23, 2014
The Herald editorial board says of the Menendez-Kirk bill on Iran sanctions that "it's in the national interest for this sputtering, reactionary bill to die a quick death." Joel Migdal, professor of international studies, is quoted. Everett Herald
January 22, 2014
Some have questioned whether migrants are fairly represented in Shanghai test results. Kam Wing Chan, professor of geography, is quoted. The New York Times
January 19, 2014
The state House's passage of an immigrant-rights bill on the first day of the session could create a wedge issue that could affect this fall's elections, some political experts said. Matt Barreto, associate professor of political science, is quoted. The Seattle Times
January 16, 2014
Brazilian troupe Grupo Corpo, a longtime favorite of Seattle dance lovers, returns to Meany Hall with its 2000 masterpiece "O Corpo" and a newer work, "Sem Mim," inspired by the song cycle of a medieval Portuguese troubadour. Jan. 23-25, 2014. Seattle Times
January 15, 2014
The UW Dance Program presents an eclectic evening in its annual Faculty Dance Concert, where faculty members choreograph pieces that students perform. UW Today
January 15, 2014
University of Washington microbiologist Angela Rasmussen discuss cloning animals as part of a panel on the safety of cloned meat. Fox News
January 15, 2014
The UW's Victor Menaldo and a colleague from the University of Chicago write that Egypt's revolution is about to enter a new phase. The Washington Post
January 14, 2014
This week enjoy a variety of events happening across campus with a highlight being an inside look at the "Chinookan Peoples of the Lower Columbia" at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. UW Today
January 11, 2014
The campaign to raise Seattle's minimum wage to $15 fits in with Washington state's long history of labor movements, according to James N. Gregory, a history professor at the University of Washington The Seattle Times
January 9, 2014
Andrew Nestingen, professor of Scandinavian studies says the culture in the Northwest is a good fit with the nature of Scandinavian politics. The Seattle Times
January 8, 2014
Ross Reynolds talks with UW historian Trevor Griffey about Seattle's role in protests that led to the early formation of affirmative action. KUOW
January 8, 2014
As Buddhists see it, and as scientists increasingly agree, all organisms are necessarily -- even marvelously and gloriously -- impermanent. Nautilus
January 8, 2014
A&S Dean Robert Stacey, chairman of the faculty advisory committee on athletics, says 74 percent of Husky football players that take the field at Husky Stadium graduate with good degrees.
January 8, 2014
University of Washington astronomers and colleagues have measured the distance to galaxies six billion light-years away -- about halfway back to the Big Bang -- to an accuracy of just 1 percent. UW Today
January 8, 2014
With the new year come new events to entertain and inspire you including the School of Music's Littlefield Organ concert and a piano performance by Garrick Ohlsson presented by the UW World Series. UW Today
January 6, 2014
If you're a sparrow and you've flitted into another sparrow's territory, you can expect some warnings before you get attacked -- but not always, and that's puzzling University of Washington researchers. Seattle Post-Intelligencer
January 5, 2014
Turns out your vocabulary doesn't have to be top-notch to help your kid learn more words - baby talk is the key, University of Washington research shows. Seattle Post-Intelligencer
January 5, 2014
A UW physicist who has been looking for evidence that causality can go backward in time says he's making progress on nailing down the theoretical foundations for such quantum weirdness. NBC News
December 31, 2013
NPR profiles Sarah Stroup's class called War Games: Greek Athletes, Roman Gladiators, the Modern Olympics and College Football. NPR
December 30, 2013
Although a population of bacteria may be genetically identical, individual bacteria within that population can act in radically different ways. UW Today
December 27, 2013
A new project encourages hosts around the country to gather friends and families to talk about what matters in death and in life. Creator Michael Hebb said he came up with the idea during a class he co-taught in the UW communications department. USA Today
December 25, 2013
In an article that looks at the changing face of race around our region,Charles Hirschman, sociology professor at the UW thinks making the question about race and ethnicity on census forms open-ended might confuse people filling out the forms. Seattle Times