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October 22, 2014
The UW has gone mad, although not in a disorderly chaos kind-of-way. Instead, the grounds have been overtaken by Mad Campus, an art exhibit comprised of site-specificworks. Flip the Media
October 21, 2014
Drama, lectures, dance and exhibitions fill this especially busy week in the arts. From the closing of the Mad Campus exhibition to the start of the UW World Series collaboration with Noche Flamenca on a new work, "Antigona," there's plenty to see and do. UW Today
October 21, 2014
A guest piece by Tyler Reny, a PhD student in political science, and a co-author look at minority representation in state and local legislatures. Washington Post
October 21, 2014
Two self-described "philosopher cops" from the West Coast are leaders of an effort to train police and military in better social interactions with citizens and civilians. One of the "philosopher cops" is Jonathon Wender, lecturer in sociology. NBC News
October 21, 2014
Foreign policy looms large as the 2014 midterm elections approach. But traditional conservatives and their tea party counterparts may bring different concerns and motivations to the November ballot, according to a University of Washington political scientist. UW Today
October 19, 2014
Latino voting tends to drop in midterm elections, and that may prove all the more so next month, given deep frustration with the president. Matt Barreto, associate professor of political science, is quoted. Los Angeles Times
October 18, 2014
The 'Seattle Sketcher' captures the Mad Campus exhibit at the UW Seattle Campus, which is up through Oct. 25. Seattle Times
October 17, 2014
The UW has received a $16 million grant to offer scholarships to students studying less-commonly taught foreign languages. Seattle Times
October 15, 2014
KUOW talks with Jim Wellman, associate professor of American religion, about Mark Driscoll's resignation and what it could mean for the future of Mars Hill Church. KUOW
October 14, 2014
Think we don't have an accent here in the Pacific Northwest? Think again. Scientists say we do, in fact, have an accent, though our native ears may not always pick up on it. KPLU
October 14, 2014
"New Day" talks with Pepper Schwartz, professor of sociology and AARP's "Love and Relationship Ambassador." KING 5
October 13, 2014
A paper published this month in Biological Psychiatry shows that children who spent their early years in overcrowded institutions with minimal human contact have thinner brain tissue in cortical areas that correspond to impulse control and attention. UW Today
October 12, 2014
A photo essay and look at the campus-wide exhibit, Mad Campus. City Arts
October 12, 2014
There's no better time to take in the beauty of the UW campus than now. MadArt, which brings the work of local artists to public spaces, has organized a vibrant campus-wide outdoor art exhibit that runs through October 25. The International Examiner
October 9, 2014
A group of Italian American leaders this morning launched an aggressive campaign to fight the city's appropriation of Columbus Day, which on Monday the council renamed "Indigenous Peoples' Day." Adam Warren, associate professor of history, is quoted. Seattle Weekly
October 9, 2014
University of Washington's Chamber Dance Company members delivered an inspired rendition of "To Have and to Hold," and Erin Cardinal was a standout in Nacho Duato's "Jardi Tancat." Seattle Times
October 7, 2014
A preview of the upcoming Chamber Dance Company Production "On the Edge." UW Today
October 7, 2014
Herald columnist Julie Muhlstein looks at Columbus' history. Christopher Teuton, chair of American Indian studies, is quoted. Everett Herald
October 6, 2014
When kids say "the darnedest things," it's often in response to something they heard or saw. This sponge-like learning starts at birth, as infants begin to decipher the social world surrounding them long before they can speak. UW Today
October 5, 2014
This fall, the University Honors Program welcomed a new director, Victoria Lawson, professor of geography, internationally-recognized scholar on global poverty and co-founder of the Relational Poverty Network. Undergraduate Academic Affairs
October 4, 2014
A new study by the UW and the U.N. says by 2100, there could be an extra 4 billion people roaming the planet - making it difficult to discern whether Earth will have enough resources to support the birth of practically another planet-worth of people. Seattle PI
October 3, 2014
The National Park Service awarded a $34,374 grant to identify places of Latino historic and cultural significance in the Yakima Valley, Gov. Jay Inslee's office announced Friday. Erasmo Gamboa, associate professor of American ethnic studies, is quoted. Yakima Herald
October 2, 2014
The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington has announced the creation of a new International Policy Institute. Reşat Kasaba, Jackson School director, answered a few questions about the new institute and its work. UW Today
October 2, 2014
Evolutionary biology has tremendous potential to help solve many of today's pressing problems, according to nine international scientists. The scientists point to everything from food security to emerging diseases in their article, "Applying evolutionary biology to address global challenges." UW Today
September 27, 2014
Since the 15th Legislative District was redrawn it doesn't appear a Latino, much less a Democrat, has a chance of being elected to the Legislature there in the near future. Matt Barreto, associate professor of political science, is quoted. Yakima Herald-Republic Weekly News