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November 29, 2014
The city of Yakima relies on its own officers to conduct such investigations. The Yakima County Sheriff's Office calls on outside agencies to investigate. Jonathan Wender, lecturer in the UW's Law, Societies, and Justice Program, is quoted. Yakima Herald-Republic
November 25, 2014
UW alum Carlos Estrada Alamo thinks people should be grateful that President Obama is brightening the futures of thousands of children by finally acting on immigration reform, in a special contribution to the Seattle Times. Seattle Times
November 23, 2014
The U.S. economy has long been powered in part by the nation's ability to attract the world's most educated and skilled people to its shores. But a new study of the worldwide migration of professionals to the U.S. shows a sharp drop-off in its proportional share of those workers UW Today
November 23, 2014
Recovering from a stroke is an arduous process, but thanks to four UW students and their project, virtual reality video games could transform the way patients experience therapy. UW Today
November 22, 2014
The '90s battle over illegal immigration helped remake California's political landscape. Matt Barreto, professor of political science, is quoted. Los Angeles Times
November 21, 2014
There may be no better place than California to measure the contradictions, crosswinds and confusion that come with trying to change immigration law. Matt Barreto, professor of political science, is quoted. New York Times
November 20, 2014
Have you ever considered the implications of privacy around art and cultural institutions? Then don't miss the three-day symposium "Surveillance and Privacy: Art, Law and Social Practice" hosted by the Henry Art Gallery and DXARTS. UW Today
November 20, 2014
Far from settling matters, President Obama's unilateral action on immigration all but ensures at least two more years of fierce and angry debate. Matt Barreto, professor of political science, is quoted. Los Angeles Times
November 16, 2014
The University of Washington Astronomy Department is taking starry nights to the schools, inflating its portable planetarium in classrooms across the Seattle area. UW Today
November 16, 2014
Thanks to UW professors of computer science and engineering and psychology, the team's latest study, "great minds think alike" is no longer just a phrase, but a fact. UW Today
November 11, 2014
The University of Washington Sephardic Studies Program and the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies will host the second annual celebration of International Ladino Day with an event at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in Kane Hall room 130. UW Today
November 11, 2014
In the wake of a 2011 study that found black applicants for National Institutes of Health grants were significantly less likely to receive funding than their equally qualified white counterparts, the health agency began to look at ways to uncover and address bias in how it awards research funding. UW Today
November 9, 2014
In an op-ed piece, Dick Morrill, professor emeritus of geography, looks at Seattle's population growth over 64 years, the changing character of the population, 1970 and 2010, and the planning context for growth. Crosscut
November 5, 2014
Fendall Yerxa, former ABC News anchor, Washington bureau chief for The New York Times and UW journalism professor, died Oct. 19 at 101. Seattle Times
November 5, 2014
Within weeks of publishing surprising new insights about how zebrafish get their stripes, the same University of Washington group is now able to explain how to "erase" them. UW Today
October 31, 2014
Does Daylight Savings Time save electricity too? Not so fast says assistant economics professor Hendrik Wolf. Wall Street Journal
October 31, 2014
Seattle's Mars Hill Church announced Friday that it will disband its network of churches. James Wellman, associate professor of American religion, is quoted. KUOW
October 30, 2014
What happens when part of a nomadic tribe settles down and what can that tell us about ADHD? Dan Eisenberg, assistant professor of anthropology explains. New York Times
October 29, 2014
Music and exhibitions lead this week in the arts as David Alexander Rahbee conducts the UW Symphony and the School of Music presents the annual Halloween Organ Concert featuring spooky classics. UW Today
October 27, 2014
Initiative 594, the ballot measure to close the "gun show loophole," enjoys a 2-to-1 lead and surprising strength on both sides of the Cascades, according to KCTS-9 Washington Poll. Barreto and colleague Christopher Parker were principal investigators in the survey. Seattle PI
October 26, 2014
Christopher Parker participates in a debate with a panel including Pulitzer Prize-winner George Will. They discuss the "toxic" American political atmosphere. American Forum
October 23, 2014
Heartthrob Ablajan embodies the tension between pop and politics in China's Xinjiang region. Darren Byler, graduate student in anthropology, is quoted. Time
October 22, 2014
A review of the haunting, thought-provoking museumwide exhibition "Ann Hamilton: the common SENSE," at Henry Art Gallery through April 26, 2015. Seattle Times
October 22, 2014
A look at the reopening and new direction of the Jacob Lawrence Gallery The Stranger
October 22, 2014
The University of Washington in Seattle is playing host to a series of interactive art installations this month, called "Mad Campus." Visual News