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April 5, 2021
New research quantifies the health of democracy at the state level — and Republican-governed states tend to perform much worse. Jake Grumbach, assistant professor of political science at the UW, is quoted. Vox
April 5, 2021
Final-year MFA directorial candidate Andrew Coopman's "RE: Social/Divide' "is a new kind of production that could only come about at a cultural moment like the pandemic." The Daily
April 5, 2021
This week at the UW, attend a meditation session, attend Curating in Conversation: A Panel Series on Sharing Northwest Native Art and Art History with the Public, and more. UW News
April 4, 2021
Amazon is gearing up to defend itself against a mushrooming battle over the company’s alleged anticompetitive business practices, in arenas spanning Congress, federal agencies and state government. Margaret O’Mara, professor of history at the UW, is quoted. The Seattle Times
April 2, 2021
A composite-overwrapped pressure vessel from a Falcon 9 rocket was recovered from a private property owner in southwest Grant County. James Davenport, a research assistant professor of astronomy at the UW, is referenced. King 5 News
April 2, 2021
Many states use color-coded tiers to signal coronavirus restrictions. Why are they all wildly different? Karen Cheng, professor of visual communication design at the UW, is quoted. The New York Times
April 2, 2021
History professor Josh Reid explains the history of native dispossession in the Northwest. Northwest Public Broadcasting
April 1, 2021
Black and Asian American communities are uniting against racism. However, during this time, there’s also a call to confront divisions between the communities. Vince Schleitwiler, a lecturer in American ethnic studies at the UW, is interviewed. King 5 News
April 1, 2021
Artist Derrick Adams, who is working on a show for the Henry Art Gallery, is profiled in this article. Vogue
April 1, 2021
Professor of sociology Katherine Beckett is mentioned in this article about Washington's punitive approach to criminal justice. Crosscut
March 31, 2021
As carbon dioxide continues to rise, multiple changes in the leaves of tropical plants may help these ecosystems perform better under climate change than previous studies had suggested. UW News
March 31, 2021
Artist Alison O. Bremner, whose work is in the permanent collections of the Burke Museum, is featured in this article about her work. King 5 News
March 31, 2021
The Washington state Legislature took action Tuesday to shut down the Northwest detention center in Tacoma, one of the largest facilities in the country holding people the government is seeking to deport. Angelina Godoy, professor of law, societies and justice at the UW and director of the UW Center for Human Rights, is quoted. The Seattle Times
March 30, 2021
After struggling to embrace his culture and hiding his sexual orientation, Simon Tran (UW Drama & CHID, '16) finally found self-acceptance and the Asian ally he needed. After being bullied by his high school journalism teacher, Simon went on to study writing at the UW, where he met a half-Asian teaching assistant who would change how he viewed his own culture and find pride in being Vietnamese. KUOW
March 30, 2021
After Georgia Republicans experienced the shocking setback of losing the state’s presidential election, the party descended into bitter internal recriminations. But all Republicans heartily agree on next steps: a sweeping bill curtailing voting rights and handing new powers to Republican legislators to prevent the events of 2020 and 2021 from happening again. Jake Grumbach, assistant professor of political science at the UW, is quoted. New York Magazine
March 29, 2021
Over 100 UW graduate and professional programs have been ranked by U.S. News & World Report to be among the top 35 in the nation. UW News
March 29, 2021
This week at the UW, attend the Kollar Symposium in American Art History: Legacies and Futures, Music of Today: Indigo Mist, and more. UW News
March 26, 2021
Statistics PhD students David Marcano, Daniel Suen, and Hassan Nasif have recieved either NSF Graduate Research Fellowships or honorable mentions. Department of Statistics
March 26, 2021
This article, written by geography PhD candidate Lauren Drakopulos, discusses unique maps made by Julian Barr, geography graduate student, and Jin-Kyu Jung, adjunct associate professor of geography. The Good Men Project
March 26, 2021
A long streak of rocket debris from SpaceX was seen from Snohomish County to Salem, Oregon Thursday night. James Davenport, a research assistant professor of astronomy at the UW, is interviewed. King 5 News
March 25, 2021
This week at the UW, attend a book talk for “Empire of Convicts: Indian Penal Labor in Colonial Southeast Asia" and listen to the Jewish Questions podcast. UW News
March 25, 2021
The oldest known primate fossils were dated to just after the extinction event 66 million years ago —suggesting some primate ancestors lived even longer ago. Gregory Wilson Mantilla, professor of biology at the UW, is quoted. National Geographic
March 25, 2021
According to campaign finance records, many of the same people charged in the Capitol riot sent their own money to Trump’s reelection campaign. Even after his loss in November, they threw their cash behind his efforts to challenge the election as he touted the lie that it had been stolen. Jake Grumbach, assistant professor of political science at the UW, is quoted. USA Today
March 25, 2021
A long streak of lights slow-danced over the Pacific Northwest around 9 p.m. Thursday. The bright show dazzled onlookers from Snohomish County to Salem, Oregon, leaving many to wonder what caused the spectacle. While viewers speculated it could be a meteor shower, fireworks or something extra-terrestrial, scientists report the sight was actually human-made. James Davenport, a research assistant professor of astronomy at the UW, is interviewed. King5 News
March 25, 2021
Since the beginning of the year, Asian Americans have come increasingly under violent attack. Elders have been assaulted in Chinatowns across the country, from Oakland to San Francisco to New York City. In late February, Inglemoor High School Japanese teacher Noriko Nasu and her boyfriend were walking through Seattle’s Chinatown-International District and were attacked without provocation. Reuben Deleon, a lecturer in American ethnic studies at the UW, is quoted. South Seattle Emerald

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