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April 15, 2014
Sara Baker, a sociology student raised money to buy copies of "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian" for high school students who protested their school's ban of the book. SeattlePI
April 14, 2014
KUOW talks with Margaret O'Mara, associate professor of history, about how Seattle's urban center focus might affect the University District. KUOW
April 13, 2014
Pianist Andre Watts will perform works by Scarlatti, Debussy and Beethoven at UW's Meany Hall on April 15, 2014-- pieces that evoke exotic lands and dreamscapes. Seattle Times
April 13, 2014
Violinist Philip Setzer joins David Finckel and Wu Han, co-artistic directors of Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, to form a dynamic chamber music trio on May 21, 2014 at Meany Hall. Broadway World
April 10, 2014
Seattle native and a Tony-nominated director, Wilson Milam, returns to Seattle to lead a cast of 19 UW School of Drama undergraduates in tackling Vaclav Havel's "The Beggar's Opera." Broadway World
April 9, 2014
Hannah Park, interviewed by the College after winning the Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship in 2013, has now earned another top honor: the 2014 Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets Poetry.org
April 9, 2014
The Grammy Award winning Soweto Gospel Choir performs on New Day Northwest before their performances at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Saturday, April 12. New Day Northwest
April 9, 2014
See some of the most fascinating and rare items from the Burke's collection (many of which have never been displayed)and discover what they teach us about the world. Evening Magazine
April 9, 2014
Fruit flies and fighter jets use similar nimble tactics when under attack. Watch a slow motion video to see how they do it. UW Today
April 9, 2014
Margaret O'Mara, an associate professor of history at the University of Washington, spends her days analyzing the ingredients that make up technology hubs like Seattle and San Francisco. GeekWire
April 9, 2014
Stephanie Camp, a noted feminist historian whose work has been widely praised, died April 2 at the age of 46. She will be profoundly missed. The Seattle Times
April 8, 2014
UW's new coach allowed co-captain Hau'oli Kikaha to miss the first months of offseason workouts to pursue his passion: studying the culture and history of the Pacific Islands in French Polynesia. Go Huskies
April 8, 2014
Seattle Times columnist Jerry Large writes about the Ethiopian community in Seattle and about "Little Ethiopia of the Pacific Northwest" by Joseph Scott, professor of sociology. The Seattle Times
April 8, 2014
Washington defensive end Hau'oli Kikaha is one of 16 national finalists for the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award for minorities. The Seattle Times
April 7, 2014
From homeless youth to UW math major, Mark Bennett overcame the odds to pursue higher education thanks to support services from the Washington MESA Community College Program. UW Today
April 7, 2014
Devin Naar was given a stack of letters that held the key to his family's past but they were written in a dying language. Now he is leading a project dedicated to keeping the Sephardic language and culture alive UW Today
April 6, 2014
The University of Washington has OK'd an online bachelor's degree completion degree. The bachelor of arts in integrated social sciences, is meant to be a flexible, low-cost option for adults who have already earned about two years of college credit or an associate degree. The Seattle Times
April 6, 2014
Beautiful blue sky and cherry blossoms made a good backdrop at the University of Washington on Monday for an appearance by the Ellen DeGeneres Show. KING5
April 5, 2014
In an op-ed piece, Leah Ceccarelli, professor of communication, critiques the rhetoric of science as a "frontier." The Seattle Times
April 3, 2014
With the start of spring quarter brings a fresh lineup of exciting events to attend on the Seattle campus. UW Today
April 3, 2014
The Seattle Times reviews the paintings of two former UW students featured in an exhibition at Prographica. The Seattle Times
April 3, 2014
In Seattle, one of America's least "churched" cities, academics are impressed by the success of a religious phenomenon that appeals to both extremes at once: Compline. Susan Pitchford, senior lecturer in sociology, is quoted. The Economist
April 1, 2014
The UW is launching a new online degree in integrated social sciences aimed at people who want to complete their education. KPLU
March 31, 2014
Universities in Myanmar have been given e-libraries with hundreds of thousands of digital books and academic journals. The UW is a member of a partnership to bring teaching and training to Myanmar. BBC
March 30, 2014
Beginning in the fall 2014, people interested in social sciences who have already earned roughly two years of college credit or an associate's degree will be able to finish their bachelor's degree online through a new program offered by the UW. The News Tribune

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