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January 28, 2021
We're all fatigued, and our resolve is slipping. But this is also the most consequential point of the coronavirus crisis so far. Susan Joslyn, associated professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted. Huffington Post
January 28, 2021
New studies knock down a controversial report observing phosphine in Venus’ atmosphere. Victoria Meadows, professor of astronomy at the UW, is quoted. Andrew Lincowski, a doctoral student in astronomy and astrobiology, is mentioned. Nature
January 28, 2021
As is the case around the world, COVID-19 has had a particularly devastating impact on Kenya's women and girls. Domestic violence is on the upswing, teenage pregnancy rates are rising, early child marriage is increasing, and now, the ripple effects of the pandemic are causing a resurgence in female circumcision. Lynn Thomas, professor of history at the UW, is quoted. Vice
January 28, 2021
King 5 News features the Burke Museum's "Burke From Home" curriculum, which provides fun and accessible materials to learn about the animals and ecosystems of Washington. King 5 News
January 28, 2021
Scientists stunned the world last year by claiming to have discovered traces of phosphine in the Venusian clouds. New research suggests this gas — which, excitingly, is produced by microbes — was not actually responsible for the signal they detected. Instead, it was likely sulfur dioxide, a not-so-thrilling chemical. Victoria Meadows, professor of astronomy at the UW, is quoted. Andrew Lincowski, a doctoral student in astronomy and astrobiology at the UW, is mentioned. Gizmodo
January 28, 2021
Fundraising from within their community can help the campaigns of South Asian American candidates get off the ground. But community support doesn’t always guarantee success and can pose a unique set of challenges for newcomers. Jake Grumbach, assistant professor of political science at the UW, is referenced. FiveThirtyEight
January 28, 2021
A recent Scientific American feature explores how the catastrophic 1918 influenza pandemic seemed to quickly slip from public discourse. Scientific American published letters they received, including one from Tabitha Grace Mallory, affiliate professor of international studies at the UW. Scientific American
January 28, 2021
Shamim Momin, Director of Curatorial Affairs at the Henry Art Gallery, explains the new statue that has been recently unveiled at the Hans Rosling Center for Population Health. UW News
January 28, 2021
The Meany Center for Performing Arts has released a 1-hour taiko drumming performance from the troupe Kodo, accessible online for free Time Out
January 28, 2021
Professor of Sociology Robert Crutchfield, a nationally renowned criminologist, is mentioned in this podcast on defunding Seattle's police. Crosscut
January 27, 2021
Research finds people stay up later and sleep less before full moon, and do the opposite before new moon. Horacio de la Iglesia, professor of biology at the UW, is quoted. The Guardian
January 27, 2021
"As the first few days of the new year plopped themselves on my calendar, echoes from last year emanated, as if refusing to relinquish its grip on a twisted, telenovela-esque reality," writes Oscar Rosales Castañeda, a lecturer in American ethnic studies at the UW. Real Change
January 27, 2021
Professor of Biology Horacio de la Iglesia and postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Biology Leandro Casiraghi have conducted a study that found that sleep cycles could be disrupted by the phases of the moon. CNN
January 27, 2021
A new study by Professor of Biology Horacio de la Iglesia and postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Biology Leandro Casiraghi has found that sleep cycles in people oscillate during the lunar cycle. UW News
January 27, 2021
This week at the UW, attend virtual Meany on Screen events, a lecture in the History Lecture Series, and more. UW News
January 27, 2021
Sharma Shields (BA, English Literature, 2000) reads Törzs' "The Comet." Spokane Public Radio
January 27, 2021
A study by Professor of psychology Dr. Cheryl Kaiser concluded that women who don't look or act stereotypically feminine are less likely to be believed when making claims of sexual harassment is mentioned. WAMC
January 27, 2021
A research team, including researchers from the UW, has released a study that casts doubt on phosphine on Venus as evidence of life. UW News
January 27, 2021
This week at the UW, attend the History Lecture Series, Meany On Screen events, and more. UW News
January 27, 2021
"Gearbreakers," the debut novel by Zoe Mikuta, a junior studying English, is set to come out in June. UW News
January 26, 2021
Scientists are pioneering novel technology to help ailments of the brain and nervous system. The UW’s Sara Goering, professor of philosophy, and Chet Moritz, associate professor of rehabilitation medicine and of electrical and computer engineering, are interviewed about the ethical concerns of neurotechnology. [This is the second segment of “The Record”] KUOW
January 25, 2021
Ancient food scraps found at Australia’s earliest site of human occupation, in the Kakadu region of the Northern Territory, are helping researchers generate rainfall records dating back 65,000 years. A new study led by the University of Queensland and involving the University of Washington provides a glimpse into the region’s climate at the time when people first entered the Australian continent from the north. UW News
January 25, 2021
James Long, associate professor of political science at the UW, explains how the delay in the impeachment trial in the Senate will benefit both Democrats and Republicans and answers other questions about the impeachment. King 5
January 25, 2021
Instructors of two different sections of DANCE 232, Alana Isiguen, the department of dance artist in residence, and dance instructor Roel Seeber, explain the distinct iterations of their unique course. The Daily
January 25, 2021
Nicolaas Barr of the UW’s Comparative History of Ideas Department has worked with the author of "Dijinn," a compelling memoir about coming out, to translate the book into English and write a new introduction. UW News

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