Social media is redefining how people grieve, and Twitter in particular — with its ephemeral mix of rapid-fire broadcast and personal expression — is widening the conversation around death and mourning, two UW sociologists say.
Paleontologists with the University of Washington’s Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture have discovered a Tyrannosaurus rex, including a very complete skull. The find, which paleontologists estimate to be about 20 percent of the animal, includes vertebrae, ribs, hips and lower jaw bones.
As founding director of the UW’s Center for Global Field Study, professor Randy Kyes has spent 27 years leading field courses on environmental and global health across the world. This summer, he embarks on his 100th journey.