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Flashback Winter 2011: Fiddlers on the Run

Winter 2011

... they are known for playing oldies. Really, really old oldies.

Jon Levine

Fall 2011

Work flows from “the best of reasons,” says new director of primate research center.

Quick Takes: Fall 2011

Fall 2011

UW News in Brief

Six Degrees of [Curing] Bacon

Fall 2011

This new program teaches the art and science of working with meat.

Me and My Shadow

Summer 2011

A UW sociologist explores the complicated roles of mothers and nannies.

Little Online Lies

Summer 2011

Those who post to dating sites fudge the facts strategically.

Estella Leopold ’48: Carrying on the Leopold Legacy

Summer 2011

“We can learn plenty from the past,” says Estella Leopold ’48.

Unhappy Hipsters

Spring 2011

The persistence of "hipsters" shines a light on product choices.

Climate 101

Spring 2011

Global warming isn’t our best subject, a survey finds.

En Français, S’il Vous Plaît

Spring 2011

A master’s program prepares students to use French in professions outside the classroom.

Money Worries

Spring 2011

A new UW center is exploring what Americans need to know about their finances.

Home-Field Advantage

Spring 2011

Despite the hurdles, campus dining facilities are incorporating locally grown foods.

Brave New Blogs

Spring 2011

Blogs aren’t just about trivial pursuits anymore. UW faculty are using these online diaries to share ideas and discoveries with colleagues around the world.

Mary Beltrán

Winter 2010

When she watches television, it’s with an eye on diversity, as well as entertainment.

Sales Job

Winter 2010

Even three-year-olds can recognize commercial brands.

Knotty Problem

Winter 2010

Khipus are an ancient method of recording information, one that goes back to the Inca empire that pre-dated the arrival of Europeans.

Waste Not, Want Not

Winter 2010

To feed the hungry, researcher looks to crops that aren’t being harvested.

Can You Buy Happiness?

Winter 2010

A national study links leisure spending to a sense of well-being.

Combat Impact

Winter 2010

Non-metro areas take greater brunt of the war in Iraq.

Family Matters

Winter 2010

Philosophy 104: Childhood, Marriage, and Family

On Home Turf

Fall 2010

Horticulture prof is in his element when working with sports venues around the world.

Big Brother Is Searching?

Fall 2010

Google magically begins completing your thoughts

Probing Poverty

Fall 2010

Researchers try meta-analysis to find what works, what doesn’t.

How to Stage a Lynching

Fall 2010

As a graduate student, theater professor Patrick Sims became engrossed in the story of lynching survivor James Cameron. For a decade, he's been working to create a one-man play that preserves Cameron's place in history.

Integrative Medicine Man

Fall 2010

David Rakel is one of the pioneers in the field of integrative medicine, which combines conventional and alternative treatments. He believes the discipline's emphasis on prevention can help cut rising health care costs, but skepticism remains.

Ash Masters

Summer 2010

Researchers develop system to warn of volcanic threats to aviation.

Mind Tricks for the Masses

Summer 2010

The flamboyant Joseph Jastrow founded the UW’s psychology department and helped shape the fledgling science.

Words, Wit, & Wild Hearts

Spring 2010

It’s a writer-to-writer conversation when Mitchard sits down for a chat with Lorrie Moore, acclaimed fiction author and UW faculty member.

Bully Pulpit

Spring 2010

Certain friends can help kids who are picked on at school.

Contented Cows

Spring 2010

A comfy space and familiar companions make for a healthier herd.

Driven to Distraction

Spring 2010

How do we keep drivers’ minds on the road?

Speakin’ Palinese

Spring 2010

Why the heck does Sarah Palin talk like a Midwesterner?

Michael Fiore

Spring 2010

This anti-smoking advocate believes the battle against tobacco can be won.

Walking Wounded

Spring 2010

Can differences in the brain predict better treatment of post-war trauma?

The Changing Face of Publishing

Spring 2010

As profit margins shrink and technological change speeds up, academic publishers face an uncertain future — but the UW Press is adapting to the new realities of bookselling in the twenty-first century.

Great People

Fall 2009

Faculty and staff lead by example with scholarship gifts.

Strategic Study Group

Winter 2009

Web-based history course reaches out to members of the military.

Come On-A My House

Winter 2009

Longtime sociological study continues with in-home interviews.

Quick Takes

Winter 2009

UW news in brief.

Fair Share

Winter 2009

Federal stimulus funds jump-start stalled research across the campus.