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February 5, 2014
The ninth annual Allen L. Edwards Psychology Lecture Series will delve into "The Science of Decision Making," to explain how the brain and an individual's expectations influence decisions made in uncertain conditions. UW Today
February 5, 2014
In an op-ed piece, Hanson Hosein, director of the Communication Leadership program, writes about the changing media landscape, noting that even as audiences shun ads they are more open to "branded" articles and videos. Puget Sound Business Journal
February 5, 2014
The very qualities that lead to greater emotional satisfaction in peer marriages may be having an unexpectedly negative impact on these couples' sex lives. Pepper Schwartz, professor of sociology, is quoted. The New York Times
February 3, 2014
That fruit fly appearing moments after you poured that first glass of cabernet, has just used a poppy-seed-sized brain to conduct a finely-choreographed search and arrive in time for happy hour. UW Today
February 3, 2014
The results break the longstanding belief that caregiving directly causes psychological distress, and make a case for genetics and upbringing influencing vulnerability. UW Today
February 2, 2014
The same physics that gives stability to tornadoes lies at the heart of new UW research and could lead to a better understanding of nuclear dynamics in studying fission, superconductors and the workings of neutron stars. UW Today
January 30, 2014
The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington is accepting applications for its new 10-month Master of Arts (MA) degree in Applied International Studies (MAAIS). This accelerated program is designed for U.S. and international professionals with experience in a variety of fields, including business, government, military, philanthropy, and international development. Northwest Asian Weekly
January 29, 2014
In his new book "The Power of Song," Guntis Smidchens explores what is often dubbed "the Singing Revolution," a passive resistance movement that took hold in the Baltic nations. UW Today
January 29, 2014
The driven goalkeeper is so much more than a rising star in the Pac-12. She's a molecular biology major. She has a 3.96 GPA. And she is the first Husky student-athlete in 20 years to win UW's prestigious president's medal as the university's top student in her class. Go Huskies
January 29, 2014
In an op-ed piece, Victor Menaldo, assistant professor of political science, and co-author look at the current political situation in Egypt. The Seattle Times
January 27, 2014
Patricia Ebrey, professor of history, is the author "Emperor Huizong," a new biography of a Chinese emperor who lived from 1082 to 1135 and ruled for 26 years during China's Song Dynasty. UW Today
January 26, 2014
Scientists can now accurately predict if you have the blues -- just by looking at your Twitter feed. Tyler McCormick, assistant professor of statistics, is quoted. Time
January 25, 2014
By adding a precise mix of dyes, hydrogen peroxide, a digestive enzyme and glycerin to a genetically unmodified dead fish, UW biology professor Adam Summers was able to generate photos of colorful, glowing fish skeletons. Seattle Post-Intelligencer
January 24, 2014
UW professors turn their concern over Ferguson into a modern teach-in. Seattle 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 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 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