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Washington State's Most Important Export: Hope

Tim Hanstad | Posted 08.15.2012 | Impact
Tim Hanstad

Countries around the world, from Afghanistan to Uganda, would be less stable, less secure, and less sure of their future if we in Washington State stopped our good work. And so would we.

Kids From Bilingual Households More Flexible Thinkers, Research Shows

| Patricia Kuhl | Posted 11.14.2011 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of Education Nation's The Learning Curve blog. Patricia Kuhl, professor of early childhood learning and a co-director ...

University Of Washington Students Nauseated By Flower That Smells Of Rancid Meat

AP | Posted 08.09.2011 | College

SEATTLE -- After nearly three years, the bloom of a rare flower at a Washington university finally came up, but it didn't smell like roses. The Unive...

Seattle's Education Reform Hypocrisy

Sue Peters | Posted 07.26.2011 | Education
Sue Peters

On May 11, the University of Washington's College of Education announced it would sponsor Teach for America at its teaching college, providing the missing component to the deal that TFA, Inc.

eReaders Do Not Support College Student Needs, Study Suggests | Posted 07.03.2011 | Books

A study of how University of Washington graduate students integrated an Amazon Kindle DX into their course reading provides the first long-term invest...

The Double Life Of A University Of Washington Lecturer

Seattle Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A month ago, when professor Ali Tarhouni told his microeconomics class at the University of Washington that he had a death sentence on his head in his...

Police Search For Missing University Of Washington Student

Seattle Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

SEATTLE -- Seattle police are now investigating the disappearance of an 18-year-old Marizela Perez, a University of Washington student who hasn't been...

On Scholarship and Public Life

Michael Roth | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Michael Roth

I returned to Wesleyan University as president more than four years ago, and even though now some of this activism is directed against me, I still take pride in this tradition of alma mater.

Football's Sex Offenders and Their Law Enforcement Defenders

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

Not to be a downer during this week of Super Bowl countdown revelry, but it is an opportune time to cast an even brighter spotlight on the open secret...

Bookstore Obituary?

Seattle PI | Amy Rolph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The shop, located at the corner of Northeast 45th Street and University Way Northeast since 1997, is moving entirely online at the end of March....

University Of Washington Prof Sued For Alleged Cyber-Stalking

Local News | Mike Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Oren Etzioni, the inventor of pioneering Internet search engines NetBot and Farecast and director of the University of Washington's Turing Center on c...

Can Conflict PREVENT Divorce?

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

There is a lot of scientific evidence that has documented the harmful effects of destructive conflict on marital relationships. John Gottman, in his ...

University Of Washington Student Found Dead Outside Of Fraternity

The Daily Weekly | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Why University of Washington student Carly Henley died is still unknown. But here's what we do know so far. Around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, a witness w...

Students Learning Abroad Increase Drinking: Study

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

SEATTLE — Students who go abroad while in college are likely to increase or even double their alcohol intake while they're away, a new study has...

Princeton Mistreated Lab Primates, Report Says

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently discovered that Princeton University was mishandling primates used in animal research. According to the in...

Congressman Norm Dicks, University Of Washington Deny Earmark Abuse

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | David Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A $6.2 million federal spending request by U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks is intended solely for the University of Washington - and no money will be shared wi...

University Of Washington Police Accused Of SPYING On Student Group

Huffington Post | Natalie Sudikoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Members of the Student Worker Coalition at the University of Washington in Seattle say that campus police "spied" on their April 8th meeting to discus...

Two Sides of the Same Earmark?

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By Kimberly LeonardHuffington Post Investigative Fund...

Universities Looking To Federal Gov't For Funds

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

SEATTLE — Public university presidents from across the nation are meeting this month to talk about replacing dwindling state support for their c...

Top Grad School Rankings Released: MIT, Virginia, U Of Chicago Move Up

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

U.S. News and World Report has announced their 2011 rankings of the best graduate schools. According to their methodology, Yale remains the top law s...

Which PAC-10 Rivalry Are You Most Excited About?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

On The face of things, ditching the Big 12 for the Pac-10 seems like a wise move for the University of Colorado. The school will receive more money f...

Poll: Voter Support Surges for Marriage Equality in Washington State

Joe Mirabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Mirabella

The poll was unique. It did not ask a binary question "Should gay couple's be allowed to marry or not?" Rather four options were given to respondents with varying degrees of civil recognition.

How Deeply Can We Afford to Cut Library Budgets?

Ron Carlee | Posted 01.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Ron Carlee

In today's economic state, families and individuals question services that are often labeled "discretionary," but are important to the quality of life in a community and to social equity.

More Colleges Consider 3-Year Degrees

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

As tuition rates rise and colleges become crowded with students, more and more schools are considering -- and touting, if they have them already -- th...

UPDATED: America's Largest Tuition Increases (PHOTOS)

Lindsay Dittman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

It's not the schools notorious for their high tuition rates -- George Washington University, New York University, Sarah Lawrence College -- on this li...