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December 20, 2013
Researchers hope to recruit duck hunters to provide hybrid duck specimens for a study at the University of Washington's Burke Museum, to determine if hybrids are the result of forced copulation. Columbia Basin Herald
December 18, 2013
A scalyhead sculpin is a nondescript fish but "stripped" to its skeleton and stained, it becomes striking enough to be among the 14 photos by Adam Summers, professor of biology, on display at the Seattle Aquarium. UW Today
December 18, 2013
Cheryl Kaiser, a psychology researcher at the University of Washington, explained that there are many subtle ways holiday parties can be less enjoyable for members of minority groups. The Daily Beast
December 17, 2013
David Hyde talks with Natalie Mizik, University of Washington marketing professor, about how successful big pharmaceuticals are at marketing their products. KUOW
December 17, 2013
CNN is honoring 10 emerging ideas in technology and related fields. Number six on the list is a UW team that managed to connect two brains using non-invasive technology. CNN
December 14, 2013
In 1948 the president of Costa Rica announced something truly extraordinary: Henceforth, the nation would take the almost unheard-of step of renouncing its military. The Los Angeles Times
December 14, 2013
China's leaders reaffirmed their intention to turn urbanization into a powerful engine to drive growth and remake the economy, saying they would encourage rural residents to move to smaller cities, rather than Beijing, Shanghai and other megacities. The Wall Street Journal
December 11, 2013
University of Washington Communication Professor Matt McGarrity writes about his experience teaching a massive open online course (MOOC) last summer The Chronicle of Higher Education
December 11, 2013
According to chemistry professor David Ginger, the institute will accelerate the pace of both scientific discovery and technology transfer while educating the next generation of clean energy leaders. UW Today
December 11, 2013
"Right now, solar cells are made like high-technology, like computer chips, but we want to make them cheap like newspaper," chemistry professor David Ginger told Inslee. KIRO
December 10, 2013
This week the arts roundup wraps up the end of fall quarter-- and the last Arts Roundup of 2013-- with a nice bow. During the roundup's winter hiatus, they encourage you to check out some of the ongoing exhibits on campus before they also come to a close. UW Today
December 8, 2013
In the Seattle Times year-long series highlighting 13 people poised to shape the future of the arts in the Northwest, we meet UW alumna Holly Arsenault (BA '01), executive director of Teen Tix. Seattle Times
December 8, 2013
Ross Reynolds talks to Dr. Philip Howard, leader of the Digital Activism Research Project at the University of Washington, about his research on digital activist. KUOW
December 5, 2013
This coming week, attend the UW Opera Theater to brush up on your "Le Nozze di Figaro," or enjoy the final weekend of the Undergraduate Theater Society's performance of "Woyzeck." UW Today
December 5, 2013
Barretto says the Republican Party has a great deal to lose in terms of Latino support, which could have significant consequences. U.S. News & World Report
December 4, 2013
A poetic intersection between life and science, art and photography. The Guardian column Grrl Scientist profiles the work of Adam Summers, professor of biology. The Guardian
December 2, 2013
UW graduate students start program that has instructors share ideas and experiences that incorporate technology in the classroom. The group provides a platform for teachers to discuss digital tools in various classroom settings. Simpson Center
December 2, 2013
Quantum entanglement, a perplexing phenomenon of quantum mechanics that Albert Einstein once referred to as "spooky action at a distance," could be even spookier than Einstein perceived. UW Today
December 2, 2013
Like humans, some song sparrows are more effusive than others, at least when it comes to defending their territories. UW Today
December 1, 2013
After 20 years as executive director of the UW's School of Drama, Sarah Nash Gates is retiring at the end of this year. However, Gates isn't putting her feet up, instead she's pursuing her passion for costume design. City Arts Magazine
November 25, 2013
The Kepler space telegraph hit the skids in May after its precision-pointing system failed. But engineers have given it a new way to steady its aim, along with hope for a new NASA mission. The Christian Science Monitor
November 25, 2013
A University of Washington penguin researcher, one of the top in the world, is getting global attention for a novel idea she has to help save one of the most charismatic animals of all: Penguins. KOMO
November 24, 2013
The mystery of how the surface of Mars, long dead and dry, could have flowed with water billions of years ago may have been solved by research that included a University of Washington astronomer. UW Today
November 24, 2013
Are the days of "Hey, hey - Ho, ho," giving way to a world of keyboard typing and mouse double clicking? A new University of Washington study took a look at the changing way we fight for change and found the best way forward. MyNorthwest
November 23, 2013
Death planning is a grim topic, but Michael Hebb, a teaching fellow at the University of Washington, is making that conversation easier. He has developed a project called "Death Over Dinner," which helps relatives, friends and even strangers to gather, break bread and talk about matters such as terminal illnesses, loss of a loved one or how they'd like their own death handled. Barrons

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