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October 27, 2013
The first order of business for the University of Washington's new degree in musical theater is not greasepaint, sheet music or tap shoes, its organizers say - but public outreach and finding talented, committed students. UW Today
October 27, 2013
University of Washington political science Ph.D. student Amanda B. Clayton weighs new action by the AFL-CIO that will pave the way for nonunionized workers and even environmental, immigrant, and civil-rights groups to join the labor federation. The Washington Post
October 24, 2013
It's a big week for the arts on campus featuring dance, music, lectures, and a festival. From the annual Halloween Organ Concert to the ISIS: Women Arts Festival at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture UW Today
October 24, 2013
The University of Washington broke ground Friday on a $6 million longhouse to support Native-American students and provide a place for indigenous activities and celebrations. The Seattle Times
October 22, 2013
Jana Mohr Lone, affiliate faculty in philosophy, helps to explore young people's apparent obsession with taking pictures of themselves and posting it to Instagram or Facebook. Some experts say it doesn't mean they are narcissistic or vain. KOMO-TV ABC 4
October 21, 2013
In a letter to the editor, Eliot Brenowitz, professor of biology, comments on the intelligence of birds. New York Times
October 20, 2013
The "Intellectual House," will serve as a learning and gathering place for Native American students, faculty and staff, as well as the UW and surrounding community. It will feature a "village concept" that includes two primary buildings and a central outdoor gathering space. UW Today
October 16, 2013
Seattle Charter Amendment 19 seeks to change the way City Council members are elected, from all at-large to seven geographic council districts with two at-large positions.Geography professor emeritus Richard Morrill drew up the map. The Seattle Times
October 15, 2013
A review of the Oct. 15, 2013, performance at the University of Washington by the renowned quartet, featuring new cellist Paul Watkins, and guest pianist Craig Sheppard. The Seattle Times
October 14, 2013
Human diversity comes in many forms and is shaped by the innumerable cultures across the globe. Despite these differences, people are all connected. It is UW professor Anu Taranath's mission to help spread this understanding. Spark Magazine
October 13, 2013
In a guest piece, David Barash, professor of psychology, looks at several recent books on evolutionary science that consider reproduction. The Chronicle of Higher Education
October 13, 2013
Undersea life is often plagued by disease outbreaks, according to University of Washington marine ecologist Robert Paine, even though their causes are seldom identified. KUOW
October 11, 2013
There are many ways genetic engineering can produce food that is unsafe to eat. But the human diet has always been fraught with the same kind of risks, said Toby Bradshaw, a plant geneticist and chairman of the Biology Department at the University of Washington. The Seattle Times
October 10, 2013
The Seattle Times ArtsPage notes that Artist Trust has one of its Arts Innovator Awards to David Shields, professor of English. The Seattle Times
October 10, 2013
The Seattle Times reviews the 2013 program of the Chamber Dance Company. Seattle Times
October 9, 2013
UW's Conservation Canines are at it again. Learn more about their work with orcas. The Verge
October 9, 2013
A look at the upcoming art events for the week. From the Chamber Dance Company to the opening of "The Real Inspector Hound," there's much to see and do on the Seattle Campus. UW Today
October 8, 2013
The Emerson String Quartet takes the stage at Meany Hall Tuesday, October 15, with guest performer and UW pianist, Craig Sheppard. Seattle Weekly
October 6, 2013
To hear UW biology professor Michael Dickinson tell it, there is nothing in the world quite as wonderful as a fruit fly. The New York Times
October 5, 2013
Zoos all around the world love penguins. But as carefree as they might look, zoo penguins are stalked by an unrelenting killer: malaria. Penguin expert Dee Boersma weighs in. The New York Times
October 3, 2013
In what is a quiet week for many of the arts units on campus, the UW World Series presents Axis Dance Company in a contemporary and physically integrated performance. UW Today
October 3, 2013
Classes are back in session and that means the UW School of Drama faculty and students are hard at work on the first show of their 2013-2014 season. Broadway World
September 30, 2013
A review of the Ray K. Metzker black and white photo exhibit, a must-see at the Henry Art Gallery through January 5, 2014. PacificNW Photography
September 30, 2013
The first weekend in October brings a variety of dance to town, including the Seattle debut of AXIS Dance Company in Meany Hall October 3-5. The Seattle Times
September 29, 2013
Mandolinist Chris Thile (Nickel Creek, The Punch Brothers) brings a program of his own works and Bach to Meany Hall on Oct. 1, 2013. The Seattle Times