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Sally Jewell on Trump's science policy, tackling climate change and her hope for the future | KUOW
Kim Malcolm talks with Sally Jewell about EarthLab — a new project from the University of Washington.
EarthLab  !UWitM  2018  regl  KUOW  Jewell.Sally  College:Environment 
8 hours ago by uwnews
UW professor named MacArthur 'genius' | KUOW
Kristina Olson is a research psychologist and director of the TransYouth Project at the University of Washington. She was recently awarded a MacArthur "genius award."
KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  Olson.Kristina  TransYouth.Project  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
3 days ago by uwnews
Will Washington state Supreme Court decision encourage other states to end death penalty? | KUOW
Death penalty opponents are hoping yesterday's ruling from the state Supreme Court will encourage other states to follow Washington's lead. Jeff Feldman, professor of law at the UW, is interviewed.
KUOW  Feldman.Jeff  School:Law  !UWitM  2018  regl  radio 
3 days ago by uwnews
Worker poaching common in tech industry | KUOW
The practice of poaching workers from competing companies is a big part of the tech economy. Suresh Kotha, professor of business at the UW, is interviewed.
radio  KUOW  !UWitM  2018  Kotha.Suresh  Foster.School.Business  regl 
3 days ago by uwnews
Washington Supreme Court strikes down death penalty | KUOW
The Washington state Supreme Court struck down the state’s death penalty Thursday and converted all death sentences to life in prison. A UW report by two sociologists is referenced.
College:Arts&Sciences  Department:Sociology  !UWitM  2018  regl  KUOW 
3 days ago by uwnews
Livable City Year kicks off in Bellevue | KUOW
As part of a program called Livable City Year, students from all over the UW study a different city and help that city solve some of its problems. This year they'll study Bellevue.
radio  regl  2018  !UWitM  KUOW  Livable.City.Year  students 
5 days ago by uwnews
Music can be read, but dance? This expert writes dances to help choreography survive | KUOW
Over the last century some American dancers and dance companies have used a system called Labanotation to create permanent records of their dances. This summer the University of Washington dance department invited Laban expert Leslie Rotman to record a 1947 duet called “The Pursued."
KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  Department:Dance 
5 days ago by uwnews
Nine law experts on what Brett Kavanaugh means for the future of America | KUOW
Brett Kavanaugh is more of a centrist than his critics say, said Sen. Susan Collins of the newest Supreme Court justice. KUOW asked legal experts to respond to this with short essays. The UW's Lisa Manheim, associate professor of law, and Elizabeth Porter, professor of law, are among those that responded.
regl  KUOW  !UWitM  2018  Manheim.Lisa  Porter.Elizabeth  School:Law 
5 days ago by uwnews
Something's killing coho salmon in Seattle — car tires a prime suspect | KUOW
When autumn rains return to western Washington, so do coho salmon. But in many of the creeks they swim up, something in the water leaves fishes gasping for air. They die quickly, before they manage to spawn. Ed Kolodziej, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Kolodziej.Ed  College:Engineering  KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  Department:Civil&Environmental.Engineering 
11 days ago by uwnews
Amazon's new minimum wage has impact on other businesses | KUOW
What effect will Amazon's big announcement about raising its minimum wage for U.S. workers have on other businesses? Jacob Vigdor, professor of public policy and governance at the UW, is interviewed.
radio  KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  Vigdor.Jacob  Evans.School  amazon 
12 days ago by uwnews
UW professor David Shields on Trump | KUOW
Are Americans fascinated with the apocalypse? UW English professor David Shields thinks so. He also thinks the 2016 election was a rational outgrowth of our desire to play on the edge of the abyss.
KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  Shields.David  College:Arts&Sciences  Department:English 
12 days ago by uwnews
Working from Mexico and other ways to avoid Seattle traffic and rent | KUOW
For the first time, the number of people in the U.S. who telecommute surpassed the number of people who take public transit to work. Jen Rhymer, a doctoral student in the UW's Foster School of Business, is quoted.
Foster.School.Business  regl  KUOW  !UWitM  2018  students  Rhymer.Jen 
18 days ago by uwnews
City Council gives preliminary approval for Campus Master Plan | KUOW
The Seattle City Council has given its preliminary approval for the UW's Campus Master Plan.
KUOW  regl  radio  !UWitM  2018  Campus.Master.Plan  development 
20 days ago by uwnews
Despite threats from feds, Seattle forges ahead on safe injection site | KUOW
Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan confirmed Thursday that her administration continues to plan for a so-called “safe injection” site for drug users, despite threats from the U.S. Justice Department that such facilities are illegal and would face “swift and aggressive action.” Caleb Banta-Green, senior research scientist at the UW Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, is quoted.
Banta-Green.Caleb  KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  drugs  Alcohol.Drug.Abuse.Institute 
21 days ago by uwnews
UW to welcome largest-ever class Sunday at convocation | KUOW
The University of Washington is welcoming its largest-ever incoming class. New-student convocation is this Sunday at Alaska Airlines Arena.
KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  radio  students 
24 days ago by uwnews
This weekend, the story of Frank Okada comes back to life | KUOW
When Frank Okada’s novel No-No Boy came out, it had been just ten years since the end of the Japanese internment, and the book languished. It was only after his death that No-No Boy achieved broader recognition, eventually becoming a seminal piece of the Asian-American literary canon. Shawn Wong, professor of English at the UW, is quoted.
KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  Wong.Shawn  Department:English  College:Arts&Sciences 
25 days ago by uwnews
Latest census data shines light on family incomes in Seattle | KUOW
Jacob Vigdor, a professor of public policy and governance at the UW, is interviewed about the latest census data and what it means for families in Seattle.
radio  KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  Vigdor.Jacob  Evans.School 
28 days ago by uwnews
New seawall on Seattle's waterfront | KUOW
Seattle has a new seawall designed to help juvenile salmon feel safe and improve migration. Bob Oxborrow, a researcher in the UW's School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, is interviewed.
radio  KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  Oxborrow.Robert  School:Aquatic&FisheriesSciences  College:Environment 
28 days ago by uwnews
'Why are you working so hard in math? You should be getting a boyfriend' | KUOW
Cecilia Aragon is the first Latina to be made a full professor at the University of Washington's College of Engineering. The school is over 100 years old. Aragon tells KUOW's Kim Malcolm how she made it — and how she's helping the next generation of women of color go into science and math.
KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  Aragon.Cecilia  College:Engineering  Human.Centered.Design&Engineering  diversity 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
Driest summer on record for Western Washington | KUOW
Western Washington is wrapping up its driest summer on record. Karin Bumbaco, assistant state climatologist at the UW's Joint Institute for the Study of Atmosphere and Ocean, is interviewed.
KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  JISAO  Bumbaco.Karin  radio 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
UW opens new Life Sciences Building | KUOW
The UW opened its new Life Sciences Building on Friday. Toby Bradshaw, chair of the UW Department of Biology, is interviewed.
regl  radio  KUOW  !UWitM  2018  Department:Biology  Bradshaw.Toby  broll  Life.Sciences.Building  development  College:Arts&Sciences 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
Justice Sonia Sotomayor shares her life story with young readers | KUOW
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has two new books out, both geared to young readers. On tour in Seattle, Sotomayor spoke with UW President Ana Mari Cauce at UW’s Kane Hall on Sept. 9. 
KUOW  Cauce.Ana.Mari  !UWitM  2018  regl 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
For kids of color, return to school can be scary | KUOW
For many kids, this is an exciting time of year — heading back to school, hanging out with friends. But some kids of color, especially African-American boys, dread the experience. Gail Joseph, associate professor of educational psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Joseph.Gail  College:Education  !UWitM  2018  regl  KUOW 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
Minimum wage hike not resulting in job loss | KUOW
A new study on the impact of a minimum wage hike says it's not adversely affecting workers. Jacob Vigdor, UW professor of public policy and governance and the lead author of the UW minimum wage study, is interviewed.
radio  KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  minimum.wage  Vigdor.Jacob  Evans.School 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Hearings for Kavanaugh begin in uproar | KUOW
The Supreme Court hearings for Brett Kavanaugh began in an uproar, when the Senate was given 42,000 pages of the judge’s papers less than 24hrs before the hearing. University of Washington law professor Lisa Manheim explains how likely that is to matter.
Manheim.Lisa  KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  School:Law 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Moving the Burke’s entire collection is a dinosaur of a task | KUOW
Museum experts are in the process of cataloging, packing and transporting millions of objects from the old Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture on the University of Washington’s Seattle campus.
Burke.Museum  !UWitM  2018  regl  KUOW 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
King County keeps quiet on the future of safe injection sites | KUOW
Supervised drug consumption sites in Seattle face an uncertain future. Caleb Banta-Green, senior research scientist at the UW Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, is quoted.
Banta-Green.Caleb  !UWitM  2018  regl  KUOW  Alcohol.Drug.Abuse.Institute 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Birds and bees and wildfire smoke | KUOW
All that wildfire smoke from eastern Washington, British Columbia, even Oregon and California isn’t just affecting people. Evan Sugden, lecturer of biology at the UW, is quoted.
KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  wildfire  College:Arts&Sciences  Department:Biology  Sugden.Evan 
6 weeks ago by uwnews
Insects could eat twice as much wheat by the end of the century | KUOW
Climate change might lead to bigger populations of hungrier insects. This could have serious consequences for grain-growing regions in the Northwest and across the world. Curtis Deutsch, associate professor of oceanography at the UW, is quoted.
Deutsch.Curtis  School:Oceanography  College:Environment  !UWitM  2018  regl  KUOW  Earthfix 
6 weeks ago by uwnews
Police officers may be killing at higher rate than official sources show | KUOW
A state Supreme Court ruling means Washington voters will decide this fall whether to lower the bar when it comes to prosecuting officers who kill. Michael Esposito, who co-authored a new study on the rates of police violence, is interviewed.
KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  Esposito.Michael  Department:Sociology  College:Arts&Sciences  guns 
6 weeks ago by uwnews
Consequences for Seattle as Amazon gears up to select HQ2 location | KUOW
Amazon says it's going to decide where to put its second headquarters by the end of the year. Some are already thinking about the consequences of the move. Benjamin Hallen, associate professor of business at the UW, is interviewed.
KUOW  regl  radio  !UWitM  2018  Foster.School.Business  Hallen.Benjamin  amazon 
6 weeks ago by uwnews
Hot, dry weather killing birch trees | KUOW
Is all of this hot, dry weather killing local trees? Ray Larson, a botanist at the UW Botanic Gardens, is interviewed.
KUOW  radio  regl  !UWitM  2018  UW.Botanic.Gardens  Larson.Ray 
6 weeks ago by uwnews
As it celebrates its centennial, The American Legion tries to welcome a new generation | NPR
The American Legion is holding its 100th national convention this week and is trying to keep the organization relevant for younger veterans. The story of Post 40 in Seattle — which split between older and younger veterans — illustrates the challenge. Lindsay Church, assistant director of Student Veteran Life at the UW, is interviewed.
Church.Lindsay  Student.Veteran.Life  natl  NPR  !UWitM  2018  KUOW 
7 weeks ago by uwnews
Other risks to consider in the smoky haze | KUOW
Lots of people are worried about the health effects from breathing in all of this smoke, but Dr. Russell Van Gelder with UW Medicine says there is another risk you need to be aware of with all of this haze.
KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  radio  UW:Medicine  VanGelder.Russell 
7 weeks ago by uwnews
Chef Renee Erickson pulls king salmon from menu after learning of starving orcas | KUOW
A Seattle restaurateur has stopped offering chinook salmon at her restaurants. Deborah Giles, a research scientist at the UW's Center for Conservation Biology, and Ray Hilborn, a professor of aquatic and fishery sciences at the UW, are quoted.
Hilborn.Ray  Giles.Deborah  !UWitM  2018  KUOW  regl  College:Environment  School:Aquatic&FisheriesSciences  orcas  Center.Conservation.Biology 
7 weeks ago by uwnews
Boycotting chinook salmon to save orcas? It won't do much | KUOW
Kim Malcolm talks with University of Washington fisheries science professor Ray Hilborn about whether boycotting chinook salmon will help the recovery of southern resident killer whales.
Hilborn.Ray  College:Environment  School:Aquatic&FisheriesSciences  !UWitM  2018  orcas  regl  KUOW 
8 weeks ago by uwnews
Is there a worm apocalypse? | KUOW
KUOW interviews David Montgomery, professor of Earth and space sciences at the UW, about his new book, "Growing a Revolution: Bringing our Soil to Life," which is a finalist for the Washington State Book Awards. [His segment starts at about 33:00 in the audio clip]
KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  Montgomery.David  Department:Earth&Space.Sciences  College:Environment 
8 weeks ago by uwnews
Everyone wants to live in Seattle — especially beavers | KUOW
Is it just us, or are there really more beavers hanging out in Seattle lately? Benjamin Dittbrenner, a doctoral student studying beavers at the UW, is quoted.
Dittbrenner.Benjamin  KUOW  !UWitM  regl  2018  College:Environment  School:Environmental&Forest.Sciences 
8 weeks ago by uwnews
PHOTOS: 'Mad Max' smokescape envelops Washington state | KUOW
The air quality index reached 342 in the Wenatchee area on Wednesday. On air quality maps, that’s deep red; code for hazardous. Dan Jaffe, a professor of environmental chemistry at UW Bothell, is quoted.
Jaffe.Dan  !UWitM  2018  regl  KUOW  weather  wawx  wildfire  UW:Bothell 
8 weeks ago by uwnews
To prevent huge wildfires, stop putting out smaller ones | KUOW
KUOW's Kim Malcolm talks with UW research ecologist Jessica Halofsky about why changing forest management practices could help prevent massive wildfires in the Northwest.
KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  Halofsky.Jessica  College:Environment  School:Environmental&Forest.Sciences 
8 weeks ago by uwnews
Bigger, hotter wildfires are worsening air quality in the Northwest | KUOW
Kim Malcolm talks with UW Bothell environmental chemistry professor Dan Jaffe about why air quality in the Pacific Northwest has been getting worse over the last three decades.
KUOW  regl  Jaffe.Dan  !UWitM  2018  UW:Bothell  wildfire 
9 weeks ago by uwnews
Is Seattle's hot housing market starting to cool down? | KUOW
Bill Radke talks to James Young, director of the Washington Center for Real Estate Research at the University of Washington, and Aaron Terrazas, economic research director at Zillow, about what's happening with Seattle's housing market.
Washington.Center.Real.Estate  !UWitM  2018  regl  KUOW  Young.James  Department:Runstad.Real.Estate 
9 weeks ago by uwnews
Is the mother orca grieving, protesting or none of the above? | KUOW
The mother orca that has been carrying her dead calf for more than a week has been the subject of a lot of conversation around animal grief and conservation. Deborah Giles, a research scientist at the University of Washington's Center for Conservation Biology, is interviewed.
KUOW  radio  regl  !UWitM  2018  Giles.Deborah  orcas  Center.Conservation.Biology  College:Arts&Sciences  Department:Biology 
9 weeks ago by uwnews
New major at UW focuses on food systems, nutrition | KUOW
The UW is offering a new major focusing on food and nutrition. Elizabeth Kirk, senior lecturer of epidemiology at the UW, is interviewed.
KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  Department:Epidemiology  School:Public.Health  Kirk.Elizabeth  radio 
9 weeks ago by uwnews
Washington grapples with orca recovery plan | KUOW
Bill Radke talks to Seattle Times reporter Lynda Mapes and Deborah Giles, a whale research biologist for the  University of Washington's Center for Conservation Biology about a new task force led by Washington's Governor Jay Inslee. The task force hopes to find a way to save orcas from extinction. 
Seattle.Times  KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  Giles.Deborah  Center.Conservation.Biology  orcas  College:Arts&Sciences  Department:Biology 
9 weeks ago by uwnews
When should a teenager be charged as an adult? | KUOW
A 16-year-old was arraigned Thursday at the King County Courthouse for the murder of a Kent police officer. KUOW talks with Seattle Times crime reporter Sara Jean Green, King County prosecutor Dan Satterberg, and UW law professor Kimberly Ambrose, about when a teenager should be charged as an adult.
Ambrose.Kimberly  !UWitM  2018  KUOW  regl  School:Law 
10 weeks ago by uwnews
This is your brain on Seattle traffic | KUOW
Why do Seattleites feel like they’re surrounded by bad drivers? Bill Radke asked someone who wrote his dissertation on aggressive driving: Dennis Donovan, professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington.
Donovan.Dennis  Department:Psychiatry&Behavioral.Sciences  !UWitM  2018  regl  KUOW  UW:Medicine 
10 weeks ago by uwnews
Want to save orcas? Stop eating Chinook salmon, whale biologist says | KUOW
KUOW's Kim Malcolm talks with Deborah Giles about how individuals can help with the recovery of southern resident killer whales. Giles is a killer whale biologist with the University of Washington's Center for Conservation Biology.
KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  Center.Conservation.Biology  Giles.Deborah  orcas 
10 weeks ago by uwnews
UW's Campus Master Plan details long-term expansion | KUOW
The University of Washington wants to expand its building area by 50 percent so it can educate more students, but critics say the university needs to offset the side effects of that growth.
KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  radio  Campus.Master.Plan 
10 weeks ago by uwnews
Sea level rise predictions for Washington | KUOW
Sea levels along Washington coastlines could rise as much as 1.5 feet by 2100, according to a new report from the UW. Ian Miller, a researcher at the UW-based Washington Sea Grant, is interviewed.
KUOW  regl  radio  !UWitM  2018  Washington.Sea.Grant  College:Environment  Climate.Change  Climate.Impacts.Group  Miller.Ian 
10 weeks ago by uwnews
Rental market study shows tenant, landlord discontentment | KUOW
A recent study of Seattle's rental market found that tenants and landlords are on edge. Kyle Crowder, professor of sociology at the UW, is quoted.
KUOW  regl  radio  !UWitM  2018  Crowder.Kyle  Department:Sociology  College:Arts&Sciences 
10 weeks ago by uwnews
Donald Trump could veto the Canadian oil sands pipeline project | KUOW
In May, the Canadian government announced it would buy the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline from Texas-based Kinder Morgan in order to finish the pipeline's expansion project. Debra Glassman, senior lecturer of business economics at the UW, is quoted.
Glassman.Debra  Foster.School.Business  KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018 
10 weeks ago by uwnews
Kids most vulnerable to chemicals in food, packaging | KUOW
Pediatricians are urging Congress to give the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authority to collect more data  on chemicals in food. Dr. Sheela Sathyanarayana, associate professor of pediatrics at the UW, is quoted.
Sathyanarayana.Sheela  !UWitM  2018  regl  KUOW  Department:Pediatrics  UW:Medicine 
11 weeks ago by uwnews
When to call someone a Nazi and when to not | KUOW
Some people say comparing Trump to Hitler is overheated or lazy. Those critics might invoke Godwin's Law, which states that, "As an online discussion continues, the probability of a comparison to Hitler or to Nazis approaches one." Laurie Marhoefer, a UW assistant professor of history, is interviewed.
politics  Marhoefer.Laurie  Department:History  College:Arts&Sciences  !UWitM  2018  KUOW  regl 
11 weeks ago by uwnews
Is Russia using gun rights to debunk the American dream? | KUOW
Gun rights and Russian meddling collided last week, when Russian national Maria Butina was arrested on charges of being an unregistered foreign agent — that is, a spy. Jill Dougherty, a Russia expert at the UW, is interviewed.
KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  Dougherty.Jill  Evans.School 
11 weeks ago by uwnews
We spend millions in the west on fuels treatments we know aren't effective | KUOW
Small, prescribed fires in the forest have been the preferred method for prevention of large wildfires. But many fire scientists say it is ineffective at best and, at worst, has the potential to be counterproductive in reducing the spread of fire and its severity. James Agee, professor emeritus of environmental and forest sciences at the UW, is quoted.
KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  wildfire  Agee.James  School:Environmental&Forest.Sciences  College:Environment 
11 weeks ago by uwnews
Are you ready for the Big One? | KUOW
Bill Steele is coordinator of the seismology lab at the University of Washington's Earth and space sciences department. He told KUOW's Katherine Banwell how to prepare for a major disaster.
Steele.Bill  earthquakes  College:Environment  Department:Earth&Space.Sciences  !UWitM  2018  regl  KUOW  PNSN 
12 weeks ago by uwnews
Could a tsunami reach Columbia City? And other Disaster Night! questions | KUOW
A catastrophe-focused crowd turned out last night for KUOW’s Disaster Night! — a quiz show about natural disasters (and disaster movies), at the Royal Room in Columbia City. Bill Steele, director of outreach at the UW's Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, and Alison Duvall, professor of Earth and space sciences at the UW, were at the event.
Duvall.Alison  !UWitM  2018  regl  KUOW  earthquakes  Steele.Bill  College:Environment  PNSN  Department:Earth&Space.Sciences 
12 weeks ago by uwnews
These Seattle artists had to think outside the box to survive the city’s pricey real estate market | KUOW
Seattle is home to a number of artist communities, but according to the city’s Office of Arts and Culture, Equinox is the only one that houses such a diverse group of artists. Tracey Seslen, senior lecturer of business at the UW, is quoted.
Seslen.Tracey  KUOW  regl  Foster.School.Business  !UWitM  2018 
12 weeks ago by uwnews
Gun-toting Edmonds councilmember proposes fines for not locking up firearms | KUOW
The city of Edmonds could soon fine people who don't lock up their firearms. A recent University of Washington study found that 63 percent of gun-owning households in the state do not store their firearms locked and unloaded.
School:Public.Health  !UWitM  2018  regl  guns  KUOW 
12 weeks ago by uwnews
How to survive a major Seattle-area earthquake | KUOW
Seismologists say a major earthquake could hit the Seattle area any day. Bill Steele, director of outreach at the UW's Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, is interviewed.
radio  KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  Steele.Bill  PNSN  College:Environment  earthquakes 
july 2018 by uwnews
Hot days, hot nights: A climatologist's view of this summer | KUOW
The state's climatologist Nick Bond, who is also a researcher at the UW-based Joint Institute for the Study of Atmosphere and Ocean, joins KUOW's Ross Reynolds to talk about the record-breaking heat over the weekend and what we can expect this summer.
KUOW  Bond.Nick  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences  JISAO  weather  wawx  !UWitM  2018  regl 
july 2018 by uwnews
UW to welcome its largest incoming class in history | KUOW
The UW is expecting its largest incoming class in history.
KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  radio  admissions 
july 2018 by uwnews
Seattle buildings at risk in an earthquake | KUOW
KUOW interviews John Stanton, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the UW, about his and his colleagues' building, More Hall, which was built in the 1950s and could be susceptible to damage in a major earthquake.
KUOW  earthquakes  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Department:Civil&Environmental.Engineering  Stanton.John  regl  radio 
july 2018 by uwnews
Target comes to U. District | KUOW
Target is building a new store in the University District. Louisa Iarocci, associate professor of architecture at the UW, is interviewed.
KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  radio  Department:Architecture  Iarocci.Louisa  College:Built.Environments 
july 2018 by uwnews
City Council approves safe firearm storage ordinance | KUOW
The Seattle City Council has approved an ordinance mandating gun owners to keep their firearms locked away and unloaded. A recent UW study is referenced.
KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  radio  guns  School:Public.Health 
july 2018 by uwnews
Are robots coming for your jobs? | KUOW
Sidd Srinivasa and Howard Chizeck, both roboticists at the University of Washington, joined KUOW's Bill Radke to talk about the robotic future of work.
KUOW  !UWitM  2018  Srinivasa.Siddhartha  Chizeck.Howard  College:Engineering  Allen.School  regl  robots 
july 2018 by uwnews
UW professors on how to 'detect and defuse' false news stories | KUOW
Bill Radke talks to UW professors Jevin West and Carl Bergstrom. Together they teach a course at UW titled, "Calling bullshit: Data reasoning in a digital world."
KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  Bergstrom.Carl  West.Jevin  College:Arts&Sciences  Information.School  Department:Biology 
july 2018 by uwnews
'Nanette' and comedy as resistance | KUOW
KUOW had a panel on their show to talk about if protestors who heckled Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in a restaurant parking lot went too far. Valerie Curtis-Newton, head of the directing program at the UW School of Drama was among the panelists.
Curtis-Newton.Valerie  !UWitM  2018  regl  KUOW  School:Drama 
july 2018 by uwnews
How will increased Arctic traffic affect marine mammals? | KUOW
A recent study from researchers at the UW looks at which marine mammals are most at risk from increased shipping traffic in the Arctic. Donna Hauser, a former researcher at the UW's Polar Science Center, is interviewed.
radio  KUOW  !UWitM  2018  Polar.Science.Center  College:Environment  Hauser.Donna  regl 
july 2018 by uwnews
This college for adult learners is a refuge, not just a career boost | KUOW
In the U.S., more than 4 out of 10 undergraduate college students are above the age of 25. When people talk about these adult students, you usually hear words like "job skills" and "quickest path to a degree." But for more than four decades, the Tacoma Program has sought to offer much more than that. UW Tacoma is mentioned.
UW:Tacoma  !UWitM  2018  regl  KUOW 
july 2018 by uwnews
UW professor's essay sparks debate about why women are underrepresented in computer science | KUOW
Why are women underrepresented in computer science? Is it systemic forces? Or personal preference? KUOW spoke to a University of Washington lecturer who says it's the latter, and the executive director of Ada Academy who says it's the former.
Reges.Stuart  !UWitM  2018  Allen.School  College:Engineering  regl  KUOW  Levesque.Emily  College:Arts&Sciences 
june 2018 by uwnews
Summer Solstice in Seattle | KUOW
Are Seattle's streets intentionally lined up for sunsets and sunrises? Woody Sullivan, professor emeritus of astronomy at the UW, is interviewed.
KUOW  Sullivan.Woody  College:Arts&Sciences  Department:Astronomy  radio  !UWitM  2018  regl 
june 2018 by uwnews
Data: Washington warming slower than other states | KUOW
KUOW interviews Joe Casola, deputy director of the UW's Climate Impacts Group, about a new Associated Press report showing the rates of warming for different U.S. states.
KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  Casola.Joe  Climate.Impacts.Group  Climate.Change  radio 
june 2018 by uwnews
How much of 'the 1 percent' lives in Seattle? | KUOW
Seattle has three times the number of households in the top 1 percent as the national average according to Mark Long, a professor in the UW's Evans School of Public Policy and Governance.
KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  Evans.School  Long.Mark 
june 2018 by uwnews
You asked about the crisis of homelessness in Seattle. Here are some answers | KUOW
There's a lot of money in Seattle these days. Companies like Amazon and Starbucks are based here, and construction has been booming. But our city has one of the biggest homelessness problems in the country. Josephine Ensign, director of the UW's Doorway Project for homeless youth. is featured.
Ensign.Josephine  KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  homelessness  Doorway.Project  School:Nursing 
june 2018 by uwnews
The rise and fall of a Seattle megachurch through the eyes of an anthropologist | KUOW
What happened during the creation and growth of Mars Hill Church made waves in Seattle and beyond. Jessica Johnson, a lecturer of anthropology at the UW, is featured.
KUOW  !UWitM  2018  Johnson.Jessica  Department:Anthropology  College:Arts&Sciences  regl 
june 2018 by uwnews
The Record: Alas, poor head tax: we hardly knew thee | KUOW
Clark Sorenson, director of the Center for Korean Studies at the UW, was interviewed on KUOW's "The Record" about a promise made between Kim Jong Un and President Trump.
KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2018  Sorensen.Clark  politics  Jackson.School.International.Studies 
june 2018 by uwnews
County jailing fewer kids than ever, but more work needed | KUOW
King County is jailing fewer kids than ever by using alternatives to detention. Eric Trupin, vice chair of the UW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, is interviewed.
Trupin.Eric  KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  radio  Department:Psychiatry&Behavioral.Sciences  UW:Medicine 
june 2018 by uwnews
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