November 2021 Newsletter
Featured Stories This Month
Through courses and applied research, students in the Jackson School of International Studies delve into cybersecurity policy and its societal implications.
A new graduate fellowship in memory of anthropology professor Sam Dubal reflects his commitment to building an anti-racist society.
Opportunities to Explore
Through November 21
Floyd and Delores Jones Playhouse
Oscar Wilde’s comedy sparkles with dazzling wordplay and hilariously unlikely situations. This satire of Victorian morality, presented by the School of Drama, features two carefree bachelors, each with a carefully hidden double life. Director Kelly Kitchens calls the play "an exquisite glass of champagne — deliciously bubbly and slightly intoxicating, but the result of a complex alchemy." $5 - $25.
Part I: December 1, 7:30 pm
Part II: December 2, 7:30 pm
Student jazz ensembles in School of Music pay homage to the icons of jazz and break new ground with original progressive jazz compositions. Free.
Dec 8, 3 pm
A panel that includes an athlete, a sportswriter, and two historians will discuss the history that surrounds issues of gender inequity, sexism, and discrimination in the sports world, and the most pressing issues athletes continue to face. Free. Register to receive Zoom link. Presented by the Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies and Department of History.
December 8, 7:30 pm
This popular annual program by the Chamber Singers, University Chorale, University Singers, Treble Choir, Gospel Choir, and UW Glee Club features seven conductors, six choral ensembles, five hundred singers, four graduate conductors, three choral faculty, two hours of great music, and one impressive grand finale! $10.
In The News
Amelia Wirts, UW assistant professor of philosophy, writes about the risks that policymakers and the public should take into account when setting policies about punishment and the death penalty.
Karly Cohen, UW doctoral candidate in biology, is a co-author of a new study about Pacific lingcod that solves the mystery of how these fish maintain the sharpness of their terrifying teeth.
THE NEW YORK TIMES
Bonnie Whiting, UW assistant professor of music, is featured for her work as a contemporary percussionist who finds music in everyday objects. In this video, she talks about musical multitasking, finding your own voice, and percussion as the pulse of our humanity.
Susan Whiting, UW professor of political science, writes on a possible Chinese economic crisis stemming from its top-down political economy.
THE WASHINGTON POST