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The Debacle At Berkeley

Bob Ostertag | Posted 02.06.2017 | College
Bob Ostertag

The violence at the UC Berkeley campus Wednesday night which cancelled the speech of alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos is such a debacle for the...

Does Running Actually Ruin Your Knees?

The Huffington Post | Allison Fox | Posted 02.03.2017 | Healthy Living

The Question: I’ve always heard that running is bad for your knees. Is this really true? Both runners and non-runners alike have heard that the high...

3 Reasons Why The Washington Huskies Will Beat Alabama

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.27.2016 | Sports

The third year of the College Football Playoff offers its biggest point spread yet. There’s a 16-point line separating undefeated Alabama from 12-1 ...

Sexy infrastructure and other notable developments in 2016

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 12.13.2016 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

Judging by the heaps of praise for projects, including Governors Island in New York City, Chicago's Navy Pier, the Lower Rainier Vista at the Universi...

Does 'Black Lives Matter' still matter?

The Conversation US | Posted 07.21.2016 | Black Voices
The Conversation US

Christopher Sebastian Parker, University of Washington Before the shooting in Dallas that took the lives of five police officers and the one in Baton...

Isaiah Thomas On His Unlikely Path To NBA Stardom

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.08.2016 | Sports

Isaiah Thomas has been proving people wrong throughout his entire basketball career. The diminutive 5-foot-9-inch point guard comes from the Seattle a...

Whitman Teaches the Movement -- Your Campus Can Too!

Noah S. Leavitt | Posted 01.13.2017 | College
Noah S. Leavitt

For months we've been watching students on campuses across the country demand inclusion and racial equality. In a short time, students at Whitman College will do something about it.

In Seattle, Framing Mount Rainier

J. Michael Welton | Posted 07.16.2016 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

One item the University of Washington has never been short of is master plans for its landscape.

Seattle in Deep Sleep This Week

Patricia S. Guthrie | Posted 06.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Patricia S. Guthrie

Seattle wasn't sleepless this week. Not after more than 4,000 sleep experts from around the world descended upon the Emerald City for SLEEP 2015, an a...

Thank And Remember A Teacher

Deanna Lee | Posted 05.09.2016 | Education
Deanna Lee

Now, I'm saluting Frances Myers, the teacher that made the difference for me, in the hopes that her granddaughters, my daughter and anyone who's a student, will appreciate all that the best of our teachers do for us.

Children Raised in Poverty Have Smaller Brains

Joanne Goldblum | Posted 06.13.2015 | Politics
Joanne Goldblum

Information like this can lead in two directions: to despair or to action. Despair is a non-starter. Putting aside humanitarian concerns, the United States cannot afford to limit the prospects of the 20 percent of its children who grow up in poverty.

Tyler Kingkade

Why Students At The University Of Washington Want To Put Their Phones Away

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.03.2015 | College

For almost a decade, David Levy has taught a course at the University of Washington's Information School called "Information and Contemplation." At th...

Bowhead Whale Songs Are Complex and Copied, New Study Shows

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.29.2015 | Science
Alaska Dispatch News

Now scientists have new information about the level of detail in the songs that bowhead whales sing to one another when they are migrating into the Beaufort Sea each spring.

Scientists Achieve Direct Brain-To-Brain Communication Between Humans

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.12.2014 | Science

Telepathy is the stuff of science fiction. But what if the dystopian futurists were on to something? What if our brains could directly interact with e...

Amanda Knox Gives Journalism Another Shot Post-Murder Trial

Sarah Toce | Posted 01.07.2015 | Media
Sarah Toce

With her feet planted firmly on the ground again, instead of making the headlines, she's writing them. West Seattle native Knox has taken up the task of freelancing for the West Seattle Herald.

New Study Reveals Secret To Saving Your Marriage After Infidelity

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 04.22.2014 | Divorce

Many consider infidelity to be a marital dealbreaker. But a new study conducted by researchers from UCLA and the University of Washington suggests...

Even Babies Can Be Racially Biased

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 04.17.2014 | Black Voices

Toddlers picking playmates seems like a pretty innocent occurrence, but one team of researchers has set out to determine just how early racial bias st...

Week 6 Game of the Week: Washington @ Stanford

Paul Bessire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Paul Bessire

These are two very good, balanced, complete college football teams. Look for a lower scoring (by Pac-12 standards), close game where a key play call or turnover decides the victor late, yet the game stays within a touchdown either way for most of the contest.

Campus and Community: The New Sustainable Inclusivity

Charles Kennedy | Posted 09.07.2013 | College
Charles Kennedy

Universities are not isolated ivory towers; they are attached to surrounding communities. So, one of the most important questions is how do on-campus sustainability efforts ripple out, well beyond the quadrangle, to the non-collegiate neighborhood at large?

Diversity Course Now Required For Graduation At This University

Seattle Times | Lornet Turnbull | Posted 08.10.2013 | Black Voices

Saying it has an obligation to prepare students for a more global society, the University of Washington will require undergrads to complete a course i...

Be Bullish on College Baseball

Kai Sato | Posted 07.29.2013 | Sports
Kai Sato

While it's unlikely that college baseball will be able to contend with the dominance of football and basketball anytime soon, the market is growing steadily.

The Millennials' New Planetary Passion

Ana Mari Cauce | Posted 06.24.2013 | College
Ana Mari Cauce

I am so impressed with the passion and intelligence that our Millennial students are bringing to bear on sustainability issues. It is a true demonstration of head and heart working together. It's also a real example of learning that will have meaning, both on and off campus.

Eating This Could Add More Than Two Years To Your Life

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 04.02.2013 | Fifty

Eating fish could slash an older person's risk of dying prematurely by more than a quarter, and their risk of dying from heart disease by more than a ...

How to Tackle the Most Critical Environmental Issues of 2013

Lisa J. Graumlich | Posted 05.21.2013 | College
Lisa J. Graumlich

Joining together in cutting-edge research or real-world projects is the only way we can effectively and efficiently tackle the critical challenges facing our planet in the 21st century.

Preschool Kids and Television

Susan Kim | Posted 04.26.2013 | Parents
Susan Kim

Preschoolers, middle-graders, preteens and young adults may all be separated by only a few years, but are so divided by their interests, needs, humor, language and abilities as to practically be separate species.