Arts & Sciences in the News

A new reality for rehabilitation

Recovering from a stroke is an arduous process, but thanks to four UW students and their project, virtual reality video games could transform the way patients experience therapy. Learn more at UW Today.

US attracting fewer educated, highly skilled migrants

The U.S. economy has long been powered in part by the nation's ability to attract the world's most educated and skilled people to its shores. But a new study of the worldwide migration of professionals to the U.S. shows a sharp drop-off in its proportional share of those workers Learn more at UW Today.

'90s immigration battle remade California's political landscape

The '90s battle over illegal immigration helped remake California's political landscape. Matt Barreto, professor of political science, is quoted. Learn more at Los Angeles Times .

Turmoil over immigration status? California has lived it for decades

There may be no better place than California to measure the contradictions, crosswinds and confusion that come with trying to change immigration law. Matt Barreto, professor of political science, is quoted. Learn more at New York Times .

Arts Roundup: Drama, dance- and 'The Picture of Dorian Gray'

Have you ever considered the implications of privacy around art and cultural institutions? Then don't miss the three-day symposium "Surveillance and Privacy: Art, Law and Social Practice" hosted by the Henry Art Gallery and DXARTS. Learn more at UW Today.

Immigration debate explodes despite voter desire for change

Far from settling matters, President Obama's unilateral action on immigration all but ensures at least two more years of fierce and angry debate. Matt Barreto, professor of political science, is quoted. Learn more at Los Angeles Times .

Intergalactic Show and Tell

The University of Washington Astronomy Department is taking starry nights to the schools, inflating its portable planetarium in classrooms across the Seattle area. Learn more at UW Today.

Bridging Brains

Thanks to UW professors of computer science and engineering and psychology, the team's latest study, "great minds think alike" is no longer just a phrase, but a fact. Learn more at UW Today.

UW statistician, philosopher win prize for detecting bias in peer review

In the wake of a 2011 study that found black applicants for National Institutes of Health grants were significantly less likely to receive funding than their equally qualified white counterparts, the health agency began to look at ways to uncover and address bias in how it awards research funding. Learn more at UW Today.

UW to host second International Ladino Day Dec. 4.

The University of Washington Sephardic Studies Program and the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies will host the second annual celebration of International Ladino Day with an event at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in Kane Hall room 130. Learn more at UW Today.


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