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February 5, 2021
Professor of Philosophy, Public Policy and Governance Michael Blake is interviewed in this article about impeaching former President Trump. The Conversation
February 5, 2021
The Biden administration is already projecting a tougher policy on China and Taiwan than many expected. Analysts say that sends important early signals to allies in Asia — and Beijing. James Lin, assistant professor of international studies at the UW, is interviewed. NPR
February 5, 2021
In the wake of the Capitol riot and as the second impeachment trial of former President Trump begins, new data from a study co-authored by Christopher Parker, professor of political science at the UW, reveals the attitudes and beliefs that are growing within the Republican Party. UW News
February 4, 2021
“Although extensive literature on leadership skills and practices already exists, here we reflect on and define the main roles of higher education leaders in the time of crisis through the lens of the ongoing global events,” write Audeliz Matias of New York Empire State College, Yoly Gonzalez and Jerusalem Rivera-Wilson of State University of New York at Buffalo, Christina Vargas of Suffolk County Community College, Dalia A. Muller of Dutchess Community College, Angela Rios of the University at Albany and Anibal Torres of SUNY Morrisville. UW President Ana Mari Cauce is mentioned. Inside Higher Ed
February 4, 2021
“A couple of years ago racism almost killed the love of my life, my husband, the father of our two children. The attempted murder didn’t come about through police violence or Karens trying to regulate his use of public space. Instead it came through the hands of the very people who should be improving the quality of his life: his doctors,” writes Ralina Joseph, professor of communication at the UW. South Seattle Emerald
February 4, 2021
This article highlights the Clean Energy Bridge to Research program, with special focus on Vanessa Zambrano, for whom the program helped kickstart her career. cei.washington.edu
February 4, 2021
Eli Shlizerman, an assistant professor in both the applied mathematics and the electrical and computer engineering departments, is the senior author on a new project that used machine learning to create a system that creates audio from muted piano performances. UW News
February 4, 2021
Ecologists have shown that climate change has not been an equal opportunity stressor. As the Mojave Desert warmed by about 2°C over the past century, bird numbers and diversity declined dramatically, but small mammals like little pocket mice are holding their own. Lauren Buckley, professor of biology at the UW, is quoted. Science Mag
February 4, 2021
The detection of phosphine on Venus, theorized to be from microbes, may have been caused instead by sulfur dioxide, which is not a clear sign of life. Victoria Meadows, professor of astronomy at the UW, is quoted. NBC News
February 4, 2021
This episode of King 5 evening news is hosted from the Burke Museum. King 5 News
February 3, 2021
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey and other sky surveys are adopting speedy robots. They will save valuable observation time and allow the surveys to keep up with Europe’s Gaia satellite, the upcoming Vera C. Rubin Observatory in Chile and other efforts that produce huge catalogs of objects needing spectroscopic study. Eric Bellm, research assistant professor of astronomy at the UW, is quoted. Science Mag
February 3, 2021
"Suciasaurus rex has a leg up — OK, a femur — on other dinosaurs that might have fought tooth and claw to be named the Washington state dinosaur; there simply are no other dinosaur fossils known that could challenge S. rex for the honor," writes The Everett Herald Editorial Board. Christian Sidor, professor of biology at the UW, is referenced. Herald Net
February 3, 2021
After a coup Monday, the military once again controls Myanmar. It had shared political power as the country eased toward democracy. Civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi remains in detention. Mary Callahan, associate professor of international studies at the UW, is interviewed. NPR
February 3, 2021
Elena Erosheva, UW Professor of Statistics and Social Work has been named a member of the National Academies Committee on Increasing Diversity and Inclusion in the Leadership of Competed Space Missions by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Department of Statistics
February 2, 2021
On Feb. 5, Hồng-Ân Trương will speak as part of the Henry Art Gallery's Critical Issues Lecture Series. Trương utilizes a variety of media, from photography to sound and video to performance, focusing primarily on war, immigration and refugee narratives. International Examiner
February 2, 2021
This week at the UW, attend a book launch for "Union by Law," the Critical Issues Lecture Series, and more. UW News
February 2, 2021
Steve Herbert, the Mark Torrance Professor of Law, Societies, and Justice, explains the intention and process behind his new podcast, Making Amends, in which he speaks to men at an Oregon prison about their crimes and remorse. UW News
February 2, 2021
Aung San Suu Kyi and the country’s military are back in familiar positions. Once again, Suu Kyi is a prisoner of the military, and the military has unchecked power. Mary Callahan, associate professor of international studies at the UW, is quoted. The Atlantic
February 2, 2021
Tamiko Nimura (PhD American Ethnic Studies 2004) explains the importance of the Seattle National Archives and Records Administration to the preservation of American Pacific Islander history. International Examiner
February 2, 2021
"Firefly Lane," a book by Katherine Heigl, UW alumni and author, has been turned into a Netflix series. Newsweek
February 1, 2021
Jack Turner, associate professor of political science, and philosophy professor Michael Blake are featured for their notable new books. UW News
February 1, 2021
Students share their experience with the ART 496 museum guide program, a year-long paid internship at the Henry Art Gallery. The Daily
February 1, 2021
Mary Callahan, associate professor of international studies at the UW, says the military coup in Myanmar was inevitable, given the military-drafted Constitution, which gave the military control of key ministries and seats in Parliament. NPR
February 1, 2021
Bijoya Das (BA, Psychology, 2006), is a trainer for the UCLA gymnastics team, where she uses her skills in dance to help highlight the personality of gymnasts in their routine. The New York Times
January 29, 2021
"You Wouldn’t Understand", a short film by Trish Harnetiaux (BA Drama & Political Science 1997), will be shown at the Sundance Film Festival. The Spokesman-Review

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