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November 12, 2020
Bruce Lee, who studied drama and philosophy at the UW, is remembered in this article. The Seattle Times
November 12, 2020
Danyelle Thomas (BS, Biochemistry 2007) discusses her career in improving the health outcomes of underserved communities. University of Washington
November 11, 2020
Wrinkle-faced bats incorporate whistles, wing flaps and furry masks into their mating rituals, researchers have found. Sharlene Santana, associate professor of biology at the UW, is quoted. New York Times
November 11, 2020
President Trump has refused to concede the election and allow President-elect Biden to start the transition process. Today, the “Seattle Now” podcast asks what history can tell us about what will happen next. Margaret O’Mara, professor of history at the UW, is interviewed. KUOW
November 11, 2020
Hannah Quinn Hertzog (BA/BS, Computer Science, Korean and Asian Languages and Literature, 2018) has won the Fiction Grand Prize of the 51st Korea Times Translation Awards. Korea Times
November 10, 2020
Robert Stacey, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences — the largest college at the University of Washington — talks about the difference between making a living and making a life. In this wide-ranging conversation covering Stacey’s passion for medieval history; why he wanted to teach at the UW; his hopes for students; and leading lives that are worthy of the sacrifices veterans make. Undergraduate Academic Affairs
November 10, 2020
Washington Republicans woke up after Election Day to a crushingly familiar math problem bedeviling their prospects in statewide races: a cratering of support in King County. The UW’s Jake Grumbach, assistant professor of political science, and Margaret O’Mara, professor of history, are quoted. The Seattle Times
November 10, 2020
Matthew Howard, Ph.D. candidate in English, discusses race and mobility. Seattle Department of Transportation Blog
November 9, 2020
Alicia Wassink, Associate Professor of Linguistics and Director of the Sociolinguistics Laboratory at the University of Washington, has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA). Linguistic Society of America
November 9, 2020
A new organization called “The Cultural Space Agency” plans to combat gentrification by securing venues for arts and cultural groups. Sarah Wilke, senior director of operations and planning for the UW Meany Center, is mentioned. Crosscut
November 9, 2020
Margaret O'Mara, professor of history, explains the history behind election concessions and what a refusal to concede means. UW News
November 9, 2020
Daniel. E. L. Promislow, professor of biology, discusses the relation between dogs and aging science. NY Times
November 9, 2020
Valerie Curtis-Newton, Head of Directing at the School of Drama, will be directing a play at the Round House Theatre. DC Metro Theater Arts
November 9, 2020
Christopher Parker, associate professor of social justice and political science, explains the role of race in the 2020 election in a UW panel on the topic. The Daily
November 7, 2020
Aseem Prakash, professor of political science at the UW, talks about polarization in the 2020 race, the role of social media, how the results differed from expectations and what the election means for climate change. Q13 Fox
November 6, 2020
According to a NBC News exit poll, not only did 91% of Black women vote for presidential nominee Joe Biden, Black women are behind a massive effort to ensure all people have access to vote. As Biden slid past President Donald Trump in Georgia, social media went crazy with mentions of Stacey Abrams. Jake Grumbach, assistant professor of political science at the UW, is quoted. King5 News
November 6, 2020
According to a NBC News exit poll, not only did 91% of Black women vote for presidential nominee Joe Biden, Black women are behind a massive effort to ensure all people have access to vote. As Biden slid past President Donald Trump in Georgia, social media went crazy with mentions of Stacey Abrams. Jake Grumbach, assistant professor of political science at the UW, is quoted. King5 News
November 6, 2020
“Starting this summer, Seattle Colleges has made damaging cuts to programs and staff across the district. Staff have been furloughed, making fall quarter registration and financial aid difficult for students. Programs that serve working-class Seattle, like culinary arts and parent education, are on the chopping block. These types of cuts hurt the most vulnerable students and communities in Seattle the hardest,” writes Michael Reagan, a history instructor at the UW and Seattle Colleges. South Seattle Emerald
November 6, 2020
The Southeast Asian nation holds a general election this weekend — the second time since the military ceded absolute power in 2011. There’s little doubt the National League for Democracy will win. Mary Callahan, associate professor of international studies at the UW, is interviewed. NPR
November 6, 2020
Associate professor of political science Christopher Parker discusses the current political state of the United States. Crosscut
November 6, 2020
Aseem Prakash, professor of political science, explains what challenges Biden faces in his path to the presidency. Forbes
November 5, 2020
Dillon Gisch (B.A. 2013, summa cum laude, Classical Studies and Art History) won the Arthur Ross/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize! Department of Classics
November 5, 2020
The family of Sam Dubal, the assistant professor of anthropology at the UW who went missing while hiking in Mount Rainier in early October, has launched a fundraiser to help create a fellowship fund in his memory. Patch
November 5, 2020
Professor of History Margaret O’Mara and Vice Provost Ed Taylor discuss what history can teach us about the 2020 election. Undergraduate Academic Affairs
November 4, 2020
English Professor David Crouse and Devin Naar, professor of history and Jewish studies and chair of the Jackson School’s Sephardic Studies Program, are featured in this article for their professional accomplishments. UW News

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