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May 3, 2013
In an op-ed piece, Joshua Eastin, a UW PhD candidate in political science, and Aseem Prakash, a UW professor of political science, argue that economic growth has not necessarily empowered women in India. The Seattle Times
April 30, 2013
Are presidents today more empathetic than they were in the past? UW department of communication chair and professor David Domke explains why that is the expectation now and how it is different from the past. KUOW
April 29, 2013
University of Washington astronomy students will offer residents a closer look into the sky with a their mobile planetarium -- a fully functional planetarium that offers many of the same images as the high-tech version at the UW. Port Angeles Peninsula Daily News
April 28, 2013
Newly discovered fossils from 10 million years after the mass extinction reveal a lineage of animals thought to have led to dinosaurs taking hold in Tanzania and Zambia in the mid-Triassic period, many millions of years before dinosaur relatives were seen in the fossil record elsewhere on Earth. UW Today
April 24, 2013
Sandra Silberstein, professor of English, comments on the use of language in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing. Time.com
April 24, 2013
In cities around the country, more and more Americans with cell phones and social media accounts are helping police solve crimes, whether they know it or not. Hanson Hosein, director of the program on communication in digital media, comments. komonews.com
April 24, 2013
First Hill's Frye Art Museum is the best-kept secret right under everyone's nose. Its newest exhibit includes private journals, prints and manifestos by UW art students. crosscut.com
April 24, 2013
UW astronomer Sarah Ballard is using Earth's interstellar neighbors to learn the nature of certain stars too far away to be directly measured or observed, and the planets they may host. UW Today
April 23, 2013
University of Washington doctoral candidate Maria Quintana (History) and alumnus Samuel Anderson (Anthropology, '00) are among the Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows for 2013, awarded each year by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
April 22, 2013
In a new book, Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People, Anthony Greenwald, a social psychologist at the University of Washington, and co-author Mahzarin Banaji turn the conventional way people think about prejudice on its head. NPR.org
April 22, 2013
ImpFest V features guitarist Bill Frisell, bassist Eric Revis, trumpeter Cuong Vu and drummer Ted Poor in various combinations with their jazz students at the University of Washington. Seattle Times
April 18, 2013
Donald Hellmann, a professor in the Jackson School of International Studies, weighs in on North Korea's recent threats against the U.S., Japan, and South Korea on KUOW's Weekday, hosted by Steve Scher (first 15 minutes of program). KUOW Weekday
April 18, 2013
A team of astronomers announced that they've identified two earth-like planets orbiting a star not too unlike our own. Eric Agol, associate professor of astronomy, is one of the paper's authors. Geek Wire
April 17, 2013
Join in Friday during HuskyFest and kick-off activities for Earth Day. UW Today
April 17, 2013
A University of Washington astronomer has discovered perhaps the most Earth-like planet yet found outside the solar system by the Kepler Space Telescope. UW Today
April 17, 2013
Wes Kovarik (JSIS MAIS/JD 2014), is one of 23 graduate-student recipients of the Harold W. Rosenthal Fellowship. He will spend the summer working in the Washington, D.C., office of U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA). Jackson School of International Studies
April 17, 2013
Super-slow motion footage of a moth in flight has revealed how the insects use their bodies to hover. The UW researchers who carried out this study are examining insect flight in order to "distill the biological principles of flight control." BBC News
April 16, 2013
Robert Stacey, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, announced the appointments of Betsy Cooper and Michael Shapiro to Divisional Deans of the Arts and Humanities, respectively. Both Cooper and Shapiro have served those positions in the interim since January, 2012. press release page
April 16, 2013
A substance implicated in several mass extinctions could greatly enhance plant growth, with implications for global food supplies and biofuels, new UW research shows. UW Today
April 14, 2013
Professors Tom Daniel (Biology) and Yomi Braester (Comparative Literature) are among a prestigious group of 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship recipients. www.gf.org
April 14, 2013
"The Best of the Best American Poetry" collects 25 years of the best poetry published in this country, including poems by Sherman Alexie and the University of Washington's Heather McHugh. Seattle Times
April 11, 2013
Crosscut publishes an extract from "A Principled Stand: The Story of Hirabayashi v. United States," a compilation of the diaries and correspondence which follow Gordon Hirabayashi's experiences as a student through time served in jail for defying U.S. orders during WWII. crosscut.com
April 10, 2013
Huskies linebacker John Timu has become the first UW student-athlete to win the prestigious Baldwin Scholarship in Anthropology. Timu will be a featured researcher at the Undergraduate Research Symposium in May. gohuskies.com
April 8, 2013
Ludovic Morlot has been named chair of Orchestral Conducting Studies at the School of Music. Morlot will take the lead role in shaping the training and recruitment of graduate conducting students starting in Fall 2013. School of Music website
April 7, 2013
Richard Kirkendall is a University of Washington professor emeritus of history and editor of the new book, "Civil Liberties and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman." He answers a few questions about the book for UW Today. UW Today

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