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July 7, 2014
Based on data from online education platform Coursera, Business Insider compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals. UW Introduction to Public Speaking is listed at number nine. Seattle PI
July 6, 2014
Twenty journalism students from Bangladesh, Nepal, India, and Sri Lanka arrived in Seattle to study topics related to journalism and the media. Northwest Asian Weekly
July 1, 2014
Resentment toward Thailand's latest military coup is palpable in the Isaan region of northeastern Thailand. Charles Keyes, professor emeritus of international studies, is quoted. TIME
July 1, 2014
Seattle Times columnist Jonathan Martin proposes making Gordon Hirabayashi part of Washington state's delegation in the National Statuary Hall. Tetsu Kashima, professor of American ethnic studies, is one of the people who proposed Hirabayashi. The Seattle Times
June 30, 2014
Twelve years after a labor dispute closed West Coast ports and cost the U.S. economy $1 billion a day, negotiators on both sides want to avoid a repeat that could be twice as expensive. George Lovell, professor of labor studies, is quoted. Bloomberg
June 30, 2014
Stephanie Seeman, graduate student in the Neurobiology & Behavior program at the University of Washington, uses SpikerBoxes in her outreach efforts with students in the Seattle area. CSNE
June 30, 2014
The College of Arts and Sciences and the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies have named the Korea Studies Program in honor of Paull Shin. Northwest Asian Weekly
June 30, 2014
A Supreme Court ruling could create new obstacles for the Service Employees International Union in Washington state. George Lovell, professor of labor studies, is quoted. The Seattle Times
June 29, 2014
Car exhaust and other urban fumes can disrupt moths' ability to make their way to flowers, a new study reports. The New York Times
June 29, 2014
In a commentary for Politico, associate professor of sociology Jake Rosenfeld argues that a recent Supreme Court decision did not "kill unions." Politico Magazine
June 21, 2014
Retirees often feel extra stress about money because of scarcity and not earning an income. UW sociologist Pepper Schwartz is quoted. USA Today
June 18, 2014
The Northwest Asian Weekly talks with several recent graduates. Journalism major Ting Ting Chu says her professor helped guide even when she faced cross-cultural barriers. Northwest Asian Weekly
June 17, 2014
Creative letters written by University of Washington undergraduates who studied last summer in Bangalore, India, are gathered in a new book. UW Today
June 16, 2014
Ruby is from Everett and is double majoring in psychology and LSJ, as well as minoring in music. She just won a UW Almunae Board scholarship and credits her work with the marching band for making her more competitive. Husky Marching Band
June 14, 2014
Policymakers must not overlook the Kurdish troop takeover of Kirkuk in the Iraq unrest, writes assistant history professor Arbella Bet-Shlimon. The Seattle Times
June 11, 2014
2014 Stranger Genius Award Nominee in Performance and School of Drama professor, Valerie Curtis-Newton, sits down to talk about what inspires her and the philosophy behind her work. The Stranger
June 11, 2014
Though graduation and summer are approaching, there is still a lot to see on campus. UW Today
June 10, 2014
"Our study shows that child maltreatment is much more common than previously thought," said co-author Hedy Lee, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Washington. UW Today
June 4, 2014
As spring quarter comes to a close and summer quickly approaches, we encourage you to take advantage of some of the final arts events until next fall. UW Today
June 4, 2014
The UW School of Music's Ethnomusicology Program is helping to bring roots and hill music back to its place of origin, with teaching materials and local ceremonies. UW Today
June 4, 2014
The Seattle Times looks at "Bound: Africans versus African Americans," a movie premiering at the Seattle International Film Festival this weekend. Aida Solomon, a senior in communications, is quoted. The Seattle Times
June 4, 2014
The UW received a total of $31.2 million from the Washington Research Foundation (WRF) to further advance research that "tackles some of society's most pressing challenges," according to the UW Today news release. The Daily
June 3, 2014
Sam Wasser, UW Biology professor and Director of the Center for Conservation Biology, provided the Toglese government with advanced forensic technology that helped solve a case against an illegal ivory trafficker. National Geographic
June 3, 2014
In order to make predictions about the future of the ice sheet and the impact it will have, scientists across different departments at the University of Washington are conducting multifaceted research. Ian Joughin, a glaciologist at the UW Applied Physics Laboratory, explained that they used computer modeling to analyze the large Thwaites glacier, which has the potential for contributing two feet of sea level rise once it disappears completely. The Daily
June 2, 2014
Unfinished Sentences, an initiative of the UW Center for Human Rights, encourages students and people around the world to support human rights in El Salvador. The Daily

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