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TEDxUofW 2015

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Established by University of Washington students, TEDxUofW unites creatives, community leaders and students of all ages to explore 2015’s theme: Illuminate.

Graduate School Public Lectures

Obesogens: how chemical exposure may cause obesity

Tues. May 5, 2015

Bruce Blumberg discusses the role his work has played in revealing that the causes of obesity extend far beyond the implications of diet and exercise.

Millman Lecture in Economics

The internet and the news media

Tues. May 5, 2015

Stanford professor Susan Athey’s research focuses on the economics of the internet, media and digital currencies.

College of Education

Community discussion of race and mass incarceration

Thurs. May 7, 2015

A panel of experts will discuss issues raised in "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness" by Michelle Alexander. A light dinner will be served at 6 p.m.

Graduate School Public Lectures

Why is it so hard to lose weight?

Wed. May 13, 2015

Ellen Schur expands on her extensive body of work, including her research on the brain’s regulation of appetite funded by the NIH and the American Diabetes Association.

Graduate School Public Lectures

Women and body image with Kathy Najimy

Tues. May 19, 2015

In this lecture, Kathy Najimy speaks to issues of body image, taking on the cultural forces that adversely dictate the self-esteem and image of millions of women today.

UW Department of Psychology

The astonishing truth about exercise: How exercise can positively transform your mood, memory, attention and imagination

Wed. June 3, 2015

Join Dr. Suzuki for this illuminating talk on exercise and the brain.