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February 5, 2013

UW is first again for Peace Corps volunteers, joined by WWU and Gonzaga

News and Information

The University of Washington is No. 1 again among large universities (more than 10,000 students) for alumni currently serving in the Peace Corps.

Rogelio Riojas to receive UW’s 2013 Odegaard Award

Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

Rogelio Riojas, president and chief executive officer for Sea Mar Community Health Centers, is the 2013 recipient of the Charles E. Odegaard Award.

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Scholars urge Supreme Court to keep Voting Rights Act provisions ensuring equal access

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Political science and law scholars from the UW and elsewhere file a brief saying the Supreme Court should fully uphold the Voting Rights Act in a case out of Shelby County, Alabama.

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February 4, 2013

Ralina Joseph studies multiraciality in new book ‘Transcending Blackness’

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Ralina Joseph, UW associate professor of communications, discusses her book, “Transcending Blackness: From the New Millennium Mulatta to the Exceptional Multiracial.”

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News Digest: Testing school-student computerized lessons, ‘Gun Violence: A Public-Health Crisis’ forum tonight

Grade school, junior high students sought for study of computerized lessons || Public Health co-hosts “Gun Violence: A Public-Health Crisis” tonight

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February 1, 2013

Turning necessity into success

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School of Dentistry launches Center for Global Oral Health

School Of Dentistry

The new center will promote collaborations in dental research and education, including faculty and student exchanges, with partners around the world.

January 31, 2013

Arts Roundup: Music, theater, art, lectures — and ‘Short Takes on Plastics’

News and Information

The drama “Burn This” continues, the School of Art has multiple events and the Kirkland Choral Society stops by for a visit.

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Cyclone did not cause 2012 record low for Arctic sea ice

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A huge Arctic cyclone in August was not responsible for the historic minimum seen soon after in Arctic sea-ice extent.

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January 29, 2013

More sex for married couples with traditional divisions of housework

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Married couples who divide chores in traditional ways have more sex than couples who share so-called men’s and women’s work.

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