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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
July 17, 2013
New climate model research by a UW astronomy student, has found planets orbiting cool stars actually may be warmer and less icy than their counterparts orbiting much hotter stars. UW Today
July 17, 2013
Even in July, there are UW arts events to take in, as the sun and clouds battle for attention overhead. Plus, the School of Drama and UW World Series announce their 2013-14 seasons. UW Today
July 17, 2013
Could bumblebees be sending out good vibrations to tomato plants? One biology student thinks so and she is out to show declining bee populations could have a big impact on summer crops. KPLU
July 16, 2013
An artisan market at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture will showcase the handicraft of women from around the world who work with artisan cooperatives to empower their communities. Five of the cooperatives have Pacific Northwest ties. Seattle Times
July 15, 2013
Sociology professor Pepper Schwartz says the Iowa Supreme Court's decision that it is not sex discrimination for a man to fire a woman for being attractive was a step backward. CNN
July 14, 2013
Washington is a hot spot for human trafficking, and some University of Washington graduate students have developed an unusual way to help victims of what they call "modern day slavery." KOMO-TV ABC 4
July 10, 2013
A new exhibit at the Henry Art Gallery leads this slow summer week in UW arts. Plus, there are some interesting off-campus events involving UW talents. UW Today
July 9, 2013
Students looking to develop their singing, acting, and dancing abilities will have a new pathway at the UW beginning in September with a degree in musical theatre. The Daily
July 8, 2013
James Davenport, a Ph.D. student at the University of Washington, recently made a map of the world using only runways, helicopter pads and airports. The Huffington Post
July 7, 2013
Microryza, a crowd-funding site, was founded a year ago by frustrated University of Washington grads. Now it's honing its approach to raise money for research on gun control and other projects. The Seattle Times
July 2, 2013
University of Washington political science professor Matt Barreto says Latinos might vote for a Republican president if the party picks an immigration reform-friendly candidate. The Christian Science Monitor
July 2, 2013
University of Washington communications Ph. D. student Will Mari, aka Will the Word Guy is interviewed about his weekly column "World of Words." USA Today
July 1, 2013
UW political science professor Ellis Goldberg sheds light on the situation in Egypt.
June 30, 2013
Republican presidential candidates have a lot to gain -- or lose -- when it comes to their handling of the comprehensive immigration reform measure before Congress, according to a new poll by Matt Barreto, associate professor of political science. U.S. News & World Report
June 30, 2013
A DNA-based technique developed by UW researcher Sam Wasser, helps researchers fight illegal poaching of African elephants. NBC News
June 30, 2013
UW sociology professor, Pepper Schwartz, comments on the trend that shows women narrowing the infidelity gap. Bloomberg
June 30, 2013
Herb and Lucy Pruzan's private collection is the feature of Tacoma Art Museum's new exhibition about contemporary Northwest art. This exhibit highlights numerous UW faculty and alums. Seattle Times
June 30, 2013
Timothy Egan won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction for his book "Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis." The Seattle Times
June 26, 2013
Gov. Jay Inslee announced that he has appointed Kiana M. Scott as the student representative on the University of Washington Board of Regents. UW Today
June 24, 2013
A UW astronomer is part of an international team that found six or seven planets orbiting a nearby star where only two or three were thought to exist. UW Today
June 23, 2013
Communications associate professor Ralina L. Joseph takes a look at a recent breakfast cereal ad that sparked controversy because of its staring family. The Seattle Times
June 20, 2013
Plays by Tom Stoppard, Lanford Wilson and Mary Zimmerman will be staged by the school in the new season. The Seattle Times
June 20, 2013
Passing through bird guts increases chili seed survival 370 percent according to Evan Fricke, a UW doctoral student in biology and lead author of a paper appearing online June 21 in Ecology Letters. UW Today
June 18, 2013
You can join UW lecturer Matt McGarrity and learn how to become a better public speaker starting June 24. The Seattle Times