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June 2, 2014
The UW College of Arts and Sciences organized a town-hall meeting last night in Kane Hall in response to the request to halt the closure of the Physics-Astronomy Reading Room (PARR). 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
June 2, 2014
Political scientist Victor Menaldo co-authors a guest post looking at reasons for the increase in income inequality in democratic societies. Washington Post
June 1, 2014
The most important threat to military rule is the military itself, and the new Egyptian government has taken important but little-noticed steps to eliminate that threat, writes Ellis Goldberg, a UW professor emeritus of political science. Washington Post
May 28, 2014
With autobiographical oil paintings, informational graphics and a wall-sized photomontage, the annual spring exhibition of graduate student art at the Henry Art Gallery offers a lot for the visitor--as it does every year. UW Today
May 28, 2014
Oberlander, graduated with International Studies major and Japanese minor, returns to Seattle with a film to premier at SIFF on May 30. The Daily
May 27, 2014
A cost-analysis study by the UW Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress shows that letting patients choose their course of treatment is less expensive than assigning a treatment. UW Today
May 26, 2014
The students from the Department of English's Masters of Arts for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA TESOL) program gathered on Tuesday afternoon to deliver a letter to President Michael Young's office in Gerberding Hall that outlined their dissatisfaction with the UW's treatment of extension lecturers. The Daily
May 23, 2014
The trees are a gift from the Japan Commerce Association of Washington to the UW Department of American Ethnic Studies to celebrate the long history of Japanese-American relations at the university and in Seattle. Northwest Asian Weekly
May 22, 2014
Taso Lagos, foreign studies director for UW's Hellenic Studies, writes that summer visitors to Europe should consider the growth of extreme anti-immigrant politics across the continent. Seattle Times
May 21, 2014
A squishy little sea creature fished out of the Salish Sea may be rewriting our history of how animal life first evolved. KPLU
May 21, 2014
In his new book, "Get a Job: Labor Markets, Economic Opportunity, and Crime," University of Washington sociologist Robert Crutchfield takes on the popular notion that the unemployed are more likely to commit crimes. UW Today
May 21, 2014
Seattlepi.com's science blogger adds a book to the summer reading list: "Einstein's Bridge," a science fiction novel published in 1998 by UW emeritus professor of physics John Cramer. SeattlePI
May 21, 2014
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban ignited a firestorm with candid comments on his own biases. The Washington Post talks to UW psychologist Anthony Greenwald about the nature of racial bias. The Washington Post
May 21, 2014
Here's a public service announcement if you haven't noticed: there's a monster residing in the Art Building. Curled in the Jacob Lawrence Gallery is a loud, colorful, woven, feathered, bedazzled dragon of a show replete with gnashing teeth, wagging tongue, Hello Kitty decals, and multiple video screens. The Daily
May 20, 2014
UW School of Drama showcases the work of first year students in their Professional Actor Training Program (PATP) in the final show of their 2013-2014 season, Jean-Claude Grumberg's 'The Workroom,' May 28-June 8. Broadway World
May 19, 2014
Scholars and policy experts are beginning to ask whether immigration is crowding out other issues facing the Latino community. UW political scientist Matt Barreto says there is "no evidence" that Latinos are overlooking other important issues. NBC News
May 19, 2014
A yearlong NPR investigation found that the costs of the criminal justice system in the United States are paid increasingly by the defendants and offenders. Alexes Harris, associate professor of sociology, is quoted. NPR
May 18, 2014
The nominees for the 2014 Genius Awards are in and included is School of Drama's own Valerie Curtis-Newton. The Stranger
May 18, 2014
A review of Handel's myth-based opera "Semele," a coproduction of early-music company Pacific MusicWorks and the UW School of Music. The Seattle Times
May 18, 2014
John Wilkerson, UW professor and director of the Center for American Politics and Public Policy, created the Legislative Explorer, a web-based model for education the public about legislative process. The Daily
May 17, 2014
The campaign for a Pierce County legislative seat has seen its first hit piece -- before filing week. David Domke, professor of communication, is quoted. Tacoma News Tribune
May 15, 2014
Law, Society, and Justice associate professor Arzoo Oshanloo comments on human rights issues in Iran. The Guardian
May 14, 2014
On Thursday, the fast food workers' movement wants to take its cause global as it pushes for a $15-an-hour wage. Jake Rosenfeld, associate professor of sociology, is quoted. The New York Times
May 14, 2014
Incoming School of Art + Art History + Design Director Jamie Walker announces Scott Lawrimore as the new director of the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, effective July 1, 2014. School of Art

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