Arts & Sciences in the News

Arts Roundup: Exhibitions, music-- and ArtBreak

Music and exhibitions lead this week in the arts as David Alexander Rahbee conducts the UW Symphony and the School of Music presents the annual Halloween Organ Concert featuring spooky classics. Learn more at UW Today.

A 2-to-1 statewide lead for Initiative 594 in KCTS-9 Washington Poll

Initiative 594, the ballot measure to close the "gun show loophole," enjoys a 2-to-1 lead and surprising strength on both sides of the Cascades, according to KCTS-9 Washington Poll. Barreto and colleague Christopher Parker were principal investigators in the survey. Learn more at Seattle PI.

Political scientist Christopher Parker joins debate on polarization

Christopher Parker participates in a debate with a panel including Pulitzer Prize-winner George Will. They discuss the "toxic" American political atmosphere. Learn more at American Forum.

It's a long way to the top (if you wanna be a Uighur pop star)

Heartthrob Ablajan embodies the tension between pop and politics in China's Xinjiang region. Darren Byler, graduate student in anthropology, is quoted. Learn more at Time .

Mad About Art: Making Art Interactive, One Exhibit at a Time

The UW has gone mad, although not in a disorderly chaos kind-of-way. Instead, the grounds have been overtaken by Mad Campus, an art exhibit comprised of site-specificworks. Learn more at Flip the Media.

Mad Campus: An Interactive and Eclectic Art Exhibit

The University of Washington in Seattle is playing host to a series of interactive art installations this month, called "Mad Campus." Learn more at Visual News.

Is a School a Factory? The UW Art School Wants to Know

A look at the reopening and new direction of the Jacob Lawrence Gallery Learn more at The Stranger.

Touchy, feely: Ann Hamilton's wondrous exhibition at the Henry

A review of the haunting, thought-provoking museumwide exhibition "Ann Hamilton: the common SENSE," at Henry Art Gallery through April 26, 2015. Learn more at Seattle Times.

Science of strangers: Military research could boost cops' people skills

Two self-described "philosopher cops" from the West Coast are leaders of an effort to train police and military in better social interactions with citizens and civilians. One of the "philosopher cops" is Jonathon Wender, lecturer in sociology. Learn more at NBC News .

Minority representation gaps, by the numbers

A guest piece by Tyler Reny, a PhD student in political science, and a co-author look at minority representation in state and local legislatures. Learn more at Washington Post .


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