Arts & Sciences in the News

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.

Arts Roundup: Music, drama- and Noche Flamenca

Drama, lectures, dance and exhibitions fill this especially busy week in the arts. From the closing of the Mad Campus exhibition to the start of the UW World Series collaboration with Noche Flamenca on a new work, "Antigona," there's plenty to see and do. Learn more at UW Today.

Traditional, tea party conservatives seem split on foreign policy

Foreign policy looms large as the 2014 midterm elections approach. But traditional conservatives and their tea party counterparts may bring different concerns and motivations to the November ballot, according to a University of Washington political scientist. Learn more at UW Today.

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 .

Latinos, angry with Obama, may sit out midterm vote, hurting Democrats

Latino voting tends to drop in midterm elections, and that may prove all the more so next month, given deep frustration with the president. Matt Barreto, associate professor of political science, is quoted. Learn more at Los Angeles Times .

'Mad Campus' exhibit at UW full of surprises

The 'Seattle Sketcher' captures the Mad Campus exhibit at the UW Seattle Campus, which is up through Oct. 25. Learn more at Seattle Times.


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