February 22, 2011
What creates racial disparities in the criminal justice system and what could address them? A six-member panel moderated by Mary Fan, UW assistant professor of law, will explore these issues and related ones.
February 15, 2011
A memorial service will mark the life of Alena Suazo, who graduated from the law school in June.
February 14, 2011
Whats next for Egypt? Four UW experts, including two in Cairo, will address the question in a panel discussion on Thursday, Feb. 17.
University of Washington researchers, along with design and construction professionals, will devise standards that will help limit carbon footprints of building products and systems.
February 2, 2011
As the Arab crises continue, UW experts are available for media interviews.
December 20, 2010
Michael Honey, a history professor at UW Tacoma, collected, edited and wrote introductions for 16 of Kings speeches on economic justice.
Martin Luther King Jr.
December 17, 2010
Howard, an associate professor of communication, will speak Jan. 14 regarding Muslim politics and the Internet.
December 8, 2010
Some of the best examples of UW architecture student drawings from 1914 to 1947 are on display in Allen Library until March 12.
November 24, 2010
In the run-up to Egyptian elections Sunday, opposition parties have larger online presence than government
November 22, 2010
Heather Krasna, director of career services at the UW Evans School of Public Affairs, has written “Jobs that Matter.”
Heather Krasna, director of career services at the UW Evans School of Public Affairs, has written
November 10, 2010
College students are among the savviest users of Web 2.
November 8, 2010
In “Profit of Education,” UW economics Professor Dick Startz says America’s public school system can be fixed if we raise teacher salaries 40 percent, which would pay for itself nine times over.
Students need assignments that help with basic tasks such as formulating an inquiry and comparing sources.
November 4, 2010
You want more great teachers, the kind that demonstrably raise student achievement, the kind students remember years after finishing school?
According to a new book by Dick Startz, UW economics professor, that will cost about $90 billion a year.
November 3, 2010
Univ. of Washington economics Professor Dick Startz says raise salaries 40 pecent, an increase that can pay for itself nine times over.
October 29, 2010
A survey of registered voters in Washington state shows incumbent Patty Murray four percentage points ahead of former state Sen. Dino Rossi
October 28, 2010
What’s the mechanism that makes a political video go viral? What causes a video clip to spread from a few people to millions, sometimes in a matter of hours? Is it a top-down process led by elite gatekeepers or bottoms up, driven by people at the grass roots? And how do blogs affect the life cycle of a viral video?
Common wisdom might suggest that a posse of political blogs triggers virality, but research from the UW indicates it often springs from just two elite blogs followed by top general interest outlets that aren’t considered political.
October 21, 2010
Two elite blogs often post the most interesting political videos which are then picked up by top general-interest blogs
October 15, 2010
They also opposed ballot measures that would directly affect taxes and chose jobs, unemployment and fixing the economy as their top issues
October 14, 2010
The problem: Plenty of UW Health Sciences students were willing to volunteer for service learning projects and plenty of projects needed their help, but there was no central clearinghouse, no place where the two groups could connect.
October 7, 2010
Grants totaling $17.
October 4, 2010
Voters across the country are entering the season of ballot measures.
September 28, 2010
September 20, 2010
In 2005, Montana had one of the highest rates of methamphetamine use in the United States.
September 16, 2010
September 2, 2010
Many handouts give more direction about mechanics than appropriate ways to conduct research.
August 23, 2010
Digital media, such as mobile phones and the Internet, have become all but essential in building democracies.
August 11, 2010
Supporters of the tea party and <A href="http://online.
July 8, 2010
A memorial service will be held at the UW in October for Stuart A.
June 24, 2010
Growing five sprouthouses: UW students design and build greenhouses as part of redevelopment in Twisp
So you have an old U.
June 19, 2010
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) has announced that University of Washington researchers, with the architectural firm NBBJ, will receive a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to extend nationally a model that reduces hospital energy use by 60 percent. The work of the UW team reflects a fundamental game change. Once upon a time, it…
The goal is to reduce consumption in health facilities across the country.
June 3, 2010
When Alena Suazo graduates from the UW School of Law in June, she’ll have the degree that qualifies her for the public defender job she wants.
Productive partnership: UW’s David Miller and business partner Robert Hull share honor from American Institute of Architects
When Dave Miller was a Peace Corps volunteer in Brazil during the late 1960s, he designed and helped build inexpensive but sturdy houses for the working poor.
Christine Ingebritsen is a keen scholar of Scandinavian diplomacy, committed enough that’s she’s written books about it.
May 24, 2010
New UW survey indicates growing discontent with state and national government but majority approval of state tax on wealthy households
May 6, 2010
Jen Caldwell worked her way through the UW, holding multiple jobs to cover rent, food and tuition.
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