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February 3, 2015
Last month, two UW political geeks were honored by Communication Arts for a program they developed called Legislative Explorer. Seattle Weekly talks with "the brains behind the cool new tool," John Wilkerson, associate professor of political science. Seattle Weekly
January 26, 2015
On the 315th anniversary of a massive earthquake off the coast of Washington and Oregon, UW scientists are helping prepare the region for a repeat event that could come at any time. UW Today
January 25, 2015
When Seattle theater troupe, The Seagull Project, comprised of School of Drama faculty and alumni make the long journey to Tashkent, Uzbekistan last spring, the artists had no idea what was in store for them. KUOW
January 23, 2015
In San Juan County, where 68 percent of residents voted to approve legalized recreational marijuana, conflicts are cropping up over legal marijuana-grow operations. Michael Blake, professor of philosophy, is quoted. Seattle Times
January 22, 2015
The online Legislative Explorer, the big-data policy project by John Wilkerson and Nicholas Stramp of the UW political science department, has been named an award of excellence winner in interactive design by Communication Arts. UW Today
January 22, 2015
The University of Washington Center for Philosophy for Children will host the 2015 Washington State High School Ethics Bowl on campus Saturday, January 31. UW Today
January 21, 2015
KUOW talks with Mark Smith, professor of political science, about "dark money" and how that fits into campaign financing. KUOW
January 21, 2015
This episode of Speakers Forum presents a debate focused precisely on the role public sector unions play in the overall health or weakness of the labor movement. KUOW
January 18, 2015
In a Room for Debate piece, Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, visiting scholar in the Jackson School, writes that "global universities have assisted in the spread of American higher education values around the world." New York Times
January 18, 2015
Alexes Harris, associate professor of sociology, shares the historical significance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy. She also discusses his message in the context of recent protests in Ferguson, New York and around the country. KING 5
January 14, 2015
The eyes of the world are on France in the wake of the deadly shootings at the office of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. The Jan. 7 act of terrorism has sparked questions about radical Islam, European unity and conflicts in the Middle East. UW Today
January 14, 2015
An international team led by the University of Washington has discovered fossilized pieces of plants that could tell a detailed story of what the Earth looked like 50 million years ago. UW Today
January 14, 2015
KUOW's Speakers Forum provides audio from the debut event to open the series "Music from the War to End All Wars," planned by Robin McCabe, professor of piano. A talk by Robert Stacey, dean of arts and sciences, is featured. KUOW
January 12, 2015
The Oregonian interviews professor Tony Gill about the religious makeup of the nation's top representatives. The Oregonian
January 5, 2015
Can a stand-up comedian lead the state on climate change issues? We're about to find out the punchline to that. Seattle Times
January 4, 2015
UW research is cited as evidence that austerity imposed by organizations such as the IMF is at least partly to blame for the Ebola epidemic. Washington Post
December 29, 2014
Husky senior nose tackle Danny Shelton had a busy year in 2014. Both on and off the field, dedication to his academic studies and leadership on the football field reflect this Husky's passion and drive. Undergraduate Academic Affairs
December 22, 2014
How do we have those difficult and often awkward conversations? KUOW put that question to Ralina Joseph, associate professor of communication. KUOW
December 19, 2014
In an op-ed piece, Stephanie Fryberg, associate professor of American Indian studies and psychology, writes about the impact of the Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting on students and families, as well as on local tribal communities and Marysville. Seattle Times
December 18, 2014
UW Communications Professor Philip Howard weighs in on this generation's digital 'gateway drug for activism.' New York Times
December 18, 2014
In an op-ed piece, Taso Lagos of the Jackson School, argues that in order to be a great city, Seattle must also be a good city for its residents. Seattle Times
December 16, 2014
Despite China's efforts to ease decades-old curbs on the movements of its rural population, the world's most populous country could see its ranks of internal migrants swell to dangerous levels over the next decade, a new research report says. Wall Street Journal
December 16, 2014
Washington senior Hau'oli Kikaha has become the first Husky football player to earn unanimous All-America status since 1995 as, Wednesday after, he was named to the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) first team. Go Huskies
December 13, 2014
Twitter hashtags adorned posters at protests across the country Saturday. Philip Howard, professor of communication, is quoted. Washington Post
December 12, 2014
In an op-ed piece, Carlos Gil, professor emeritus of history, looks at the "political tremors shaking" Mexico. Seattle Times