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Descended from a family who helped found a historic African-American community, Thulani Davis gained a unique perspective that allows her to bring the Reconstruction era alive for her students.
In his recent book, Brian Williams PhD’99 sets the record straight on Afghanistani general and now vice president Abdul Dostum, who, along with his cavalry of two thousand Uzbek horsemen, helped the United States defeat the Taliban in a key battle in late 2001.
Thai alum finds asylum at the UW.
UW Professor William Bleckwenn 1917, who first used sodium amytal to treat people with schizophrenia, had little idea that his pioneering work would lead to what is popularly known as truth serum.
Can spending time online translate into citizen action?
Fans of Harry Potter and other pop-culture touchstones transform into activists.
Highlighted books from the Spring 2014 issue
Highlighted books from the Winter 2013 issue
Job loss packs a punch for older workers.
Starting "Great Conversations"
A look inside Nancy Nicholas Hall
TV competes with children for parental attention.
Social media reveals bad behavior offline.
A professor tracks online folklore.
A UW scholar weighs the credibility of Wikipedia.
A UW study finds that we can lessen prejudice.
A UW institute and a growing summer event bring Yiddish to life on campus.
From car seats to clean air, federal and state regulations influence our lives.
Sociologist tracks migration in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Worth a thousand words.
A UW sociologist explores the complicated roles of mothers and nannies.
Those who post to dating sites fudge the facts strategically.
Study examines how prayer manages negative emotions.
An exhibit shows that sparse information once led to cartographic creativity.