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June 12, 2013
The Simpson Center's Executive Board has awarded support to select UW scholars and projects for 2013-2014 year. Simpson Center funding sponsors a wide range of activities, including fellowships for UW faculty and doctoral students and more. The Simpson Center for the Humanities
June 11, 2013
At the UW, preparing college graduates to navigate a diverse world is a basic of a liberal-arts education. The Seattle Times
June 10, 2013
Stephen Sumida, professor of American ethnic studies at UW, received the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Asian American Studies. Northwest Asian Weekly
June 10, 2013
UW senior Bethany De Turk found a way to combine her passion for art with her compassion for people who are suffering and a scholarship from an accomplished artist and UW alumnus Alfredo Arreguin makes it all possible. UW Foundation
June 5, 2013
UW astronomy and School of Art professors collaborate to create two unique sundials at the Exploratorium, a hands-on science museum in San Francisco. The Daily
June 4, 2013
The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture is opening its new exhibit, "Empowering Women: Artisan Cooperatives that Transform Communities," and the School of Music presents its combined bands with the University Symphony. UW Today
June 4, 2013
Short-term therapy from paraprofessionals improved the mental health of Congolese women who suffered sexual violence. UW Today
June 3, 2013
Inside Higher Ed talks with Scott Montgomery, lecturer in the Jackson School, about his book "Does Science Need a Global Language? English and the Future of Research" and whether science does need a global language. Inside Higher Ed
June 3, 2013
Actor Kyle MacLachlan, in Seattle to be honored at the Seattle International Film Festival, credits the ongoing impact of his education in the UW School of Drama. Seattle Times
May 29, 2013
This week, the School of Music offers several evenings of entertainment with jazz, guitar, combined bands with the powerful, 100-voice UW Gospel Choir, as ever under the direction of Phyllis Byrdwell. UW Today
May 29, 2013
People in most cultures view a woman's small feet as a sign of youth and fertility, but that's not true of all cultures, including the Karo Batak of island of Sumatra, reports UW anthropologist Geoff Kushnick. UW Today
May 28, 2013
The Seattle Weekly reviews the Henry exhibit "Out [o] Fashion Photography: Embracing Beauty." Seattle Weekly
May 28, 2013
By studying brain pattern responses to words in 2-year-olds with autism spectrum disorder, UW researchers have been able to predict a child's linguistic, cognitive and adaptive skills at age 4 and 6. KUOW.org
May 28, 2013
Seattle Times columnist Jerry Large talks with Christopher Parker, associate professor of political science, about his new book, "Change They Can't Believe In: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America." Seattle Times
May 28, 2013
KUOW's Weekday talks with Toby Smith of the astronomy department, who explains why the rotation of planets is significant and talks about what other astronomical phenomena to watch for this year. KUOW.org
May 27, 2013
Research and experience indicate that nontraditional gender roles can be tough for couples to navigate. Julie Brines, associates professor of sociology, is quoted. U.S. News and World Report
May 27, 2013
UW Biologist Sam Wasser and his team at the Center for Conservation Biology innovated techniques for extracting and analyzing DNA from ivory. National Geographic
May 27, 2013
Wall Street Journal columnist Sue Shellenbarger responds to a question about healthy self-esteem in children by suggesting work by John Gottman, professor emeritus of psychology. Wall Street Journal
May 25, 2013
As White House counsel, UW alum Kathryn Ruemmler, guides the president's decisions on issues ranging from the war on terrorism to Cabinet and judicial nominations to immigration policy. The Washington Post
May 23, 2013
The way we teach grammar is scandalous, according to linguist Geoffrey Pullum. We nitpick too much he says, and we rely too much on old rules that have little application today. Pullum spoke about how we can fix this in a talk recorded at the University of Washington's Kane Hall on February 12, 2013. KUOW.org
May 21, 2013
UW Biologist Sam Wasser's Center for Conservation Biology and Conservation Canines program has rewritten the book on extracting information from animal feces. They get DNA identifying individual animals, gender, eating habits and important stress levels. komonews.com
May 20, 2013
New research by University of Washington political scientist Christopher Parker argues that the tea party ideology owes more to the paranoid politics associated with the John Birch Society - and even the infamous Ku Klux Klan - than to traditional American conservatism. UW Today
May 16, 2013
More than 1,000 undergraduates will showcase their contributions to innovative and groundbreaking research at the 16th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, May 17 in Mary Gates Hall. UW Today
May 16, 2013
Woody Sullivan is the UW astronomy professor known as "Mr. Sundial" for making Seattle the unlikely sundial capital of North America. Now he's recreated a Renaissance ceiling sundial in his home office. UW Today
May 15, 2013
Dance and drama talents combine for the annual MFA Dance Concert, which leads a busy week of UW arts events. The week also features exhibits, visiting performers, the 50th annual Theodore Roethke Poetry Reading, and much more. UW Today

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