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July 28, 2013
It might be easier than previously thought for a planet to overheat into the scorchingly uninhabitable "runaway greenhouse" stage, according to new research by astronomers at the University of Washington. UW Today
July 28, 2013
The chemical components crucial to the start of life on Earth may have primed and protected each other in never-before-realized ways, according to new research led by University of Washington scientists. UW Today
July 28, 2013
Geography professor Kam Wing Chan discusses the little known "hukou," a small document that could have a big impact on keeping China's poor from joining the middle class. The Seattle Times
July 24, 2013
Wenatchee World publisher Rufus Woods writes about "a provocative public forum" sponsored by the Seattle City Club and featuring communications chair, David Domke. The Wenatchee World
July 23, 2013
Out of the first 100 schools in Forbes' Top Colleges 2013 ranking, only 23 were public institutions. UW's combination of affordable tuition and graduate job prospects secured its spot. Forbes
July 23, 2013
Former U.S. representative and current New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner is embroiled in another sex scandal. UW sociology professor Pepper Schwartz talks about what might motivate his wife to once again support him. CNN
July 21, 2013
The Intiman opened Trouble in Mind on Wednesday-a play written in 1955 by Alice Childress, a celebrated black playwright, actor and author. The show is directed by UW Proffesor Valerie Curtis-Newton. City Arts Magazine
July 21, 2013
Anthropology professor Bettina Shell-Duncan consulted on a report that finds female genital cutting has seen a gradual but significant decline in many countries. The New York Times
July 18, 2013
Political science and economics graduate Rogelio Riojas was one of two people named to the University of Washington Board of Regents by Governor Jay Inslee. the Governor's Website
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. KUOW.org
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

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