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June 15, 2020
NBC News profiles Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology, who has emerged as one of the nation’s top experts during the coronavirus pandemic. NBC News
June 15, 2020
Megan Ming Francis, associate professor of political science, discusses how the white press has historically endangered Black lives. The Washington Post
June 15, 2020
At a time when couples are spending more time together than ever, some may also discover they’re lonely in their marriage. Pepper Schwartz, professor of sociology, is quoted. NBC Today
June 15, 2020
Michael McCann, professor of political science, puts into context the peace and the violence of protests against police brutality. KUOW
June 14, 2020
Maya Angela Smith, associate professor of French, writes about her experience as a Black mother-to-be. The Boston Globe
June 14, 2020
Political science faculty Aseem Prakash, James Caporaso and Victor Menaldo discuss regulation of big tech platforms. Forbes
June 12, 2020
Dubs II, aka "Dubs," is the UW's live mascot. His trainer, Anne-Lise Nilsen, is interviewed. Seattle Refined
June 12, 2020
To provide some insight on the current moment, Department of Political Science faculty have written short reflections on the protests and provided a list of recommended readings. Department of Political Science
June 11, 2020
This week, the UW offers a plethora of online engagement opportunities, including Re/Frame with the Henry Art Gallery and the Crossing North podcast. UW News
June 11, 2020
Radhika Govindrajan, associate professor of anthropology, writes about harmful tropes in conservation activism. The Huffington Post
June 11, 2020
The Seattle Times recommends books by Quintard Taylor, professor emeritus of history for those interested in black history, racism, and social justice in the context of ongoing protests. The Seattle Times
June 11, 2020
Aseem Prakash, professor of political science, discusses why state parks are so important, even if they're often overlooked. Forbes
June 11, 2020
Megan Ming Francis, associate professor of political science, weighs in about policies that were intentionally put in place to oppress new citizenship rights of newly freed Black people. The New York Times
June 11, 2020
Andrew Nestingen, professor of Scandinavian studies at the UW, writes about the assassination of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme. The Conversation
June 10, 2020
Kristen Millares Young (MFA, Creative Writing, 2012) explains what it's like to be a novelist in the time of COVID-19. UW Magazine
June 10, 2020
University Book Store CEO Louise Little (BA, English, 1981) shares how the book store shifted in its 120th year. UW Magazine
June 10, 2020
A UW study reveals final grades in general chemistry classes dictate whether underrepresented students persist in STEM. D. Micheal Heinekey, chemistry department chair, is quoted. Chemical and Engineering News
June 10, 2020
Professor of history James N. Gregory discusses Seattle's Hoovervilles and mutual aid during the Great Depression. Crosscut
June 10, 2020
Scott Freeman, principal lecturer emeritus of biology, discusses his new research into the resiliency of underrepresented students in introductory chemistry courses. UW News
June 9, 2020
Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology, weighs in on the World Health Organization's recent comments about the transmission of COVID-19. TIME
June 8, 2020
Bruce Lee, who studied philosophy at the UW, is portrayed in a new documentary entitled "Be Water." Newsweek
June 8, 2020
In solidarity with national protests against anti-Black violence, Cinema and Media Studies celebrates the revolutionary work of Black directors, writers, and producers. Department of Cinema & Media Studies
June 6, 2020
As spring quarter comes to a close, we can reflect on the many moments of the last four years that have defined the arts and on-campus events for this year’s graduating class. The Daily
June 6, 2020
Christopher Parker, professor of political science at the UW, weighs in about when political leaders blame outsiders. Crosscut
June 5, 2020
During this time of uncertainty and isolation, find solace in digital opportunities to connect, share, and engage. UW News

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