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March 6, 2017
Scientific research that doesn't get communicated to the public may as well not have happened at all, says Scott Montgomery in his updated book, "The Chicago Guide to Communicating Science." washington.edu
February 27, 2017
This week’s discovery of seven planets around a distant star has a connection right here at the University of Washington. The star is called TRAPPIST-1 and the scientist is Eric Agol. q13fox.com
February 27, 2017
Center for Conservation Biology director Dr. Sam Wasser comments on how DNA mapping illegal ivory can illustrate its wider connections to drug trafficking rings. economist.com
February 27, 2017
Kozo Yamamura, who taught Japan studies at the Jackson School, died on Feb. 15, 2017. A prolific scholar, he wrote and edited scores of books and articles on the Japanese economy and its history. Jackson School of International Studies
February 22, 2017
Cluster, their concept which received $85,000 and Amazon product development support, is an online suite of composition tools using comics narratives to teach effective, situated writing. Department of English
February 9, 2017
Paul Burstein, professor emeritus of sociology, studies social movements and protests. He says demonstrations alone are likely too predictable to have an effect here. knkx.org
February 9, 2017
Adam Summers, professor of biology at UW's Friday Harbor Laboratories, writes in The Journal of the San Juan Islands about his project called #ScanAllFish. sanjuanjournal.com
February 9, 2017
Days before Trump's inauguration, Jack Turner, associate professor of poli-sci, noticed that one of his students was upset after she'd seen neo-Nazi recruitment flyers outside. thestranger.com
February 9, 2017
President Trump has tweeted about ISIS since 2014, claiming that he alone can fix this problem. Michael Degerald, doctoral candidate in Middle East studies at UW, weighs in. teenvogue.com
February 9, 2017
Why does female genital mutilation remain so entrenched in parts of the globe? Bettina Shell-Duncan, professor of anthropology at UW, is quoted. npr.org
February 9, 2017
African Americans make up 7 percent of American college and university faculty. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, a theoretical physicist at the UW, is featured. nylon.com
February 9, 2017
When we feel something too hot or cold, our senses register pain. But why? And what’s causing it? bbc.com
February 9, 2017
In April, thousands of scientists will take to the streets to rally on behalf of publicly funded, openly communicated, evidence-based research. washingtonpost.com
January 30, 2017
Two University of Washington professors are taking aim at BS in a provocatively named new course they hope to teach this spring. seattletimes.com
January 30, 2017
Christians who gathered for worship on Sunday push back against an executive order excluding all refugees and immigrants from some mostly Muslim countries. seattletimes.com
January 30, 2017
KOMO Radio interviews Sabine Lang, associate professor of international studies at the UW, about the Women's March and why it was held across the world. soundcloud.com
January 30, 2017
"Research into civil resistance suggests five reasons the Women’s March may succeed as a movement where others have failed," writes Emily Gade, poli-sci student at UW. washingtonpost.com
January 30, 2017
Margaret O'Mara, associate professor of history, is interviewed on "The National" on the history of signing executive orders in a president's first week in office. youtube.com
January 30, 2017
UW's Sapna Cheryan asks, “Do we want a society where each gender thinks they are smarter, or do we want one where boys and girls think the genders are equally smart?” theatlantic.com
January 30, 2017
Here’s a reading list for designers in Trump's America. UW professors Carl Bergstrom (biology) and Jevin West (Information School) are mentioned. fastcodesign.com
January 30, 2017
Last week King County embarked on a census project one demographer described in understated terms as “challenging” — a count of people experiencing homelessness. realchangenews.org
January 26, 2017
Faculty from the School of Music and the DXARTS are—literally—getting inside the minds of the musicians of New York's JACK QUARTET in a year-long exploration on the frontiers of artistic creation. music.washington.edu
January 26, 2017
The recent presidential election has revealed stark divisions in this country. This is especially clear in Seattle, one of the most progressive cities in the country. kuow.org
January 26, 2017
A new exhibit at Seattle Art Museum features the work of iconic 20th-century painter and former University of Washington professor Jacob Lawrence. king5.com
January 25, 2017
A recent UW study analyzed the behavior of seven species of marine snails found in Washington waters and discovered that native and invasive snails use different cues to assess risk. washington.edu

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