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China's closed cities threaten population goals, report says
Despite China's efforts to ease decades-old curbs on the movements of its rural population, the world's most populous country could see its ranks of internal migrants swell to dangerous levels over the next decade, a new research report says. Learn more at Wall Street Journal.
At marches, hashtags migrate from the virtual world
Twitter hashtags adorned posters at protests across the country Saturday. Philip Howard, professor of communication, is quoted. Learn more at Washington Post .

From the Current Issue of Perspectives Newsletter

Laura McGarrity

What the *#@$&*? Linguistics Course Tackles Taboo Language
Got your attention? Turns out swear words provide unique insights into how language works. Read Story

Dance class

A Sweet Milestone for Musical Theater
Sweet Charity is the inaugural production of the UW's new Musical Theater program. Read Story

SIAH participant Tahoma Wrubleski, right

A Creative Marriage of Art and Math
A mathematician and artist, married for decades, explore the creative process in a course for freshmen. Read Story

Student in Tahiti

Big Universe, Big Data: LSST Project Moves Forward
A new telescope will provide unparalleled data about our universe. Read Story