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November 13, 2013
Anti-poaching advocates will have to contend with the voracious appetite for accessories and art made from ivory in Asia - especially in China, which represents the largest market for illegal tusks and carvings, said Samuel Wasser NBC News
November 12, 2013
Matt Barreto says it's common for races to swing a percentage point or two in the days after election night, but this last election was unusual. KPLU
November 11, 2013
Huskies John Timu, Hau'oli Kikaha and Danny Shelton take a weekly independent-study class at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. Seattle Times
November 10, 2013
Seattle's new council districts were drawn up by former geography professor Richard Morrill. He says they were created with racial fairness as a top priority. Seattle Weekly
November 9, 2013
A preview with director Valerie Curtis-Newton about what Arts Dawgs can expect at the upcoming School of Drama's performance "Fifth of July." Blog Down to Washington
November 7, 2013
The film "Blue Is the Warmest Color," features long, detailed and explicit sexual scenes which earned it an NC-17 rating, but some critics say teens should see it. UW sociology professor Pepper Schwartz disagrees. CNN
November 6, 2013
A look at the on-campus arts events from Nov. 7-14, 2013 UW Today
November 5, 2013
Researchers from the University of Washington Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences and Temple University have found the first evidence revealing a key aspect of the brain processing that occurs in babies to allow learning by observation. UW Today
November 5, 2013
Recent work done at UW's Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences found babies' brains were activated in specific areas while watching adults. KING 5
November 5, 2013
The University of Washington's Center for Experimental Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics is about to go hunting. Their quarry: A theorized-but-never-seen elementary particle called an axion. UW Today
November 4, 2013
The School of Music has lured Bill Frisell, one of modern jazz's premier guitarists, to a position on the faculty. UW Today
November 3, 2013
University of Washington piano professor Sheppard presents the final recital in his 'Mostly Brahms' series, featuring early and late works by Brahms, plus Schumann's Fantasy in C, on Nov. 5, 2013. The Seattle Times
October 31, 2013
An art exhibit called "Stir Fry: A Visual Arts Feast of Nature and Cultural Diversity" is currently on display at the University of Washington School of Social Work gallery. Northwest Asian Weekly
October 31, 2013
Dr. Philip Howard, professor of communications, talks about how his research experiences shaped his journey from graduate school at Northwestern to his faculty position at UW. The Daily
October 30, 2013
Alcohol may not be the social lubricant everyone thinks it is, according to University of Washington health psychologist Jason Kilmer. University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily
October 30, 2013
TeenTix, an arts access and engagement program for teenagers, announces the addition of its fiftieth partner organization, University of Washington Undergraduate Theatre Society. Broadway World
October 29, 2013
UW faculty member Valerie Curtis-Newton, Head of MFA Performance and Directing, directs the second-year Professional Actor Training Program (PATP) students as they tackle the complex characters of Lanford Wilson's Fifth of July, Nov. 13-24. Broadway World
October 27, 2013
University of Washington political science Ph.D. student Amanda B. Clayton weighs new action by the AFL-CIO that will pave the way for nonunionized workers and even environmental, immigrant, and civil-rights groups to join the labor federation. The Washington Post
October 27, 2013
The first order of business for the University of Washington's new degree in musical theater is not greasepaint, sheet music or tap shoes, its organizers say - but public outreach and finding talented, committed students. UW Today
October 24, 2013
It's a big week for the arts on campus featuring dance, music, lectures, and a festival. From the annual Halloween Organ Concert to the ISIS: Women Arts Festival at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture UW Today
October 24, 2013
The University of Washington broke ground Friday on a $6 million longhouse to support Native-American students and provide a place for indigenous activities and celebrations. The Seattle Times
October 22, 2013
Jana Mohr Lone, affiliate faculty in philosophy, helps to explore young people's apparent obsession with taking pictures of themselves and posting it to Instagram or Facebook. Some experts say it doesn't mean they are narcissistic or vain. KOMO-TV ABC 4
October 21, 2013
In a letter to the editor, Eliot Brenowitz, professor of biology, comments on the intelligence of birds. New York Times
October 20, 2013
The "Intellectual House," will serve as a learning and gathering place for Native American students, faculty and staff, as well as the UW and surrounding community. It will feature a "village concept" that includes two primary buildings and a central outdoor gathering space. UW Today
October 16, 2013
Seattle Charter Amendment 19 seeks to change the way City Council members are elected, from all at-large to seven geographic council districts with two at-large positions.Geography professor emeritus Richard Morrill drew up the map. The Seattle Times