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August 29, 2013
A team of about 20 students from UW are in Bangalore, India trying to peel off layers, and get a human perspective of what globalization has done to the city. The Hindu
August 28, 2013
The University of Washington Department of Biology has been awarded a $24,950 grant from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF). The conservation grant recognizes the University's efforts to increase the Galapagos penguin population. The College of Arts & Sciences
August 27, 2013
The UW Tel Dor Archeological Excavation and Field School - whose students in 2009 unearthed a rare gemstone with the image of Alexander the Great - has completed another summer's excavation work. UW Today
August 26, 2013
Pepper Schwartz, professor of sociology, comments on the outrage caused by Miley Cyrus' performace at the VMAs. CNN
August 25, 2013
A study has found repeated exposure to a 'pseudoword' during late stages of pregnancy led infants' brains to react to it. Patricia Kuhl, co-director of the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, comments. HealthDay
August 25, 2013
UW ranks 13th among all national universities. The rankings are broken down by national universities, liberal arts colleges, colleges that grant master's degrees as their highest degrees, colleges that grant baccalaureate degrees as their highest degrees, and community colleges. Seattle Times
August 25, 2013
Washington State Parks holds its Shellfest event at locations around Western Washington. Now, thanks to a recent donation, the Burke Museum can hold Shellpalooza if it choses. Tacoma News Tribune
August 20, 2013
UW physicist have made the first-ever accurate determination of a solid-state triple point in a substance called vanadium dioxide, which is known for switching rapidly from an electrical insulator to a conductor. UW Today
August 19, 2013
Expanding the boundaries of knowledge in dance, theater and other performing arts requires research of a different stripe Columns
August 19, 2013
Actor Kyle MacLachlan reflects on Purple and Gold Roots. Columns
August 10, 2013
A profile of Seattle multimedia artist and UW School of Art alumna Susan Robb. Next spring, Robb embarks on a nearly 3,000 mile hike and we're all invited to watch. The Seattle Times
August 10, 2013
William Beaty, a research scientist in the chemistry department discovered what he calls "traffic fluid dynamics," while watching drivers interact on the 520 bridge. NPR
August 6, 2013
According to UW Research, a polymer discovery could make organic solar cells more competitive. UW Today
July 29, 2013
The notion of keystone species, the loss of which can reverberate throughout the food web, is a concept taken for granted today but was unheard of when University of Washington biologist Robert Paine pioneered it in the 1960s. UW Today
July 29, 2013
Ratings show that the television network Univision was the most watched network in the coveted 18-45 demographic for July. What does this news say about the growing Latino population in the U.S.? Associate vice provost and political science professor Luis Fraga weighs in. The Seattle Times
July 28, 2013
It might be easier than previously thought for a planet to overheat into the scorchingly uninhabitable "runaway greenhouse" stage, according to new research by astronomers at the University of Washington. UW Today
July 28, 2013
The chemical components crucial to the start of life on Earth may have primed and protected each other in never-before-realized ways, according to new research led by University of Washington scientists. UW Today
July 28, 2013
Geography professor Kam Wing Chan discusses the little known "hukou," a small document that could have a big impact on keeping China's poor from joining the middle class. The Seattle Times
July 24, 2013
Wenatchee World publisher Rufus Woods writes about "a provocative public forum" sponsored by the Seattle City Club and featuring communications chair, David Domke. The Wenatchee World
July 23, 2013
Out of the first 100 schools in Forbes' Top Colleges 2013 ranking, only 23 were public institutions. UW's combination of affordable tuition and graduate job prospects secured its spot. Forbes
July 23, 2013
Former U.S. representative and current New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner is embroiled in another sex scandal. UW sociology professor Pepper Schwartz talks about what might motivate his wife to once again support him. CNN
July 21, 2013
The Intiman opened Trouble in Mind on Wednesday-a play written in 1955 by Alice Childress, a celebrated black playwright, actor and author. The show is directed by UW Proffesor Valerie Curtis-Newton. City Arts Magazine
July 21, 2013
Anthropology professor Bettina Shell-Duncan consulted on a report that finds female genital cutting has seen a gradual but significant decline in many countries. The New York Times
July 18, 2013
Political science and economics graduate Rogelio Riojas was one of two people named to the University of Washington Board of Regents by Governor Jay Inslee. the Governor's Website
July 18, 2013
Rich Peruvians in the city of Lima request black pallbearers at their funerals. UW history professor Adam Warren explains why. The Huffington Post

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