Archive for February 3rd, 2011

February 3rd, 2011 - 2:46 pm § in Politics

What Happens to History as Egypt Erupts?

By Ursula Lindsey, Chronicle of Higher Education Cairo Archaeologists inside and outside Egypt are anxiously monitoring the fate of the country’s antiquities, after several museums and archaeological sites were looted following the pervasive protests and security vacuum that have gripped the c[...]

February 3rd, 2011 - 2:28 pm § in Misc.

Global Warning ….Listen to It!

from Steve Haushka UW News By Sandra Hines Listen to an Ice Berg Breaking Up At 76 miles long and 17 miles wide, the iceberg would have extended from Olympia all the way to Sedro-Woolley, had it been in the Puget Sound basin. Its actual location was near Antarctica’s Cape Adare where it was speedi[...]

February 3rd, 2011 - 12:31 pm § in Politics

Egypt, Oil and Democracy

Read Political Economic Analysis by Nate Silver, NYT[...]

February 3rd, 2011 - 10:51 am § in America, Hypocrisy

Climate Denial

Thanks to Jefferson and the enlightenment, the American Revolution gave us a society that bans blasphemy laws. Is this is a good thing? Scientific truth .. whether that truth is based in particle physics or historical research, is different from the religious truths of the past or the doctrinaire tr[...]

February 3rd, 2011 - 2:00 am § in Schools & Colleges

Deep Cuts at Arizona

Gov. Jan Brewer has proposed a $170 million cut to the universities for fiscal 2012, an amount that, if enacted, would amount to a 37 percent reduction in state support to the schools from the past thee years. Read more:[...]

February 3rd, 2011 - 1:49 am § in Misc., UW

UW Students Will Lobby For Funding

Huskies on the Hill Lobby Day: February 11, 2011 When: Friday, February 11th, 7am-4:30pm What: Meet with your state legislators in Olympia and speak up for higher education. Cost: Free!  Lunch & transportation provided. Sign Up here to reserve your space. FACULTY ARE WELCOME!!!!!!!! We’re w[...]