Archive for July 13th, 2018

July 13th, 2018 - 2:35 pm § in Misc.

Coming to America to Learn About Slavery

Chinazor Onianwah  This is shocking. I admire Chimamanda for her success but her revelation that she did not learn about the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade in high school in Nigeria is shocking to me. I went to high school in Nigeria and I learned everything there was to learn about the slave trade tau[...]

July 13th, 2018 - 12:47 pm § in Misc.

Trump’s mid-term grade


July 13th, 2018 - 12:39 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

An Argument that The Trump Kim Summit was Not a Failure

2018년 7월 13일 금요일 Five Myths about the Singapore U.S.-North Korea Summit Meeting In the mass media, there are too many misconceptions about the U.S.-DPRK (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea or North Korea) Summit held on June 12 between President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un[...]

July 13th, 2018 - 11:59 am § in The Ave Scene, UW

Why Is The UW Attacking Me?

Dear Colleagues, This is an update for UW faculty and others who have been  following my story.  As a bit of background for those who may not know me: I am a tenured professor at the University of Washington and a very successful biologist.  Among other things, five of the UW’s current facu[...]

July 13th, 2018 - 12:09 am § in Misc., The Ave Scene

How did Seafair get started?

The  Golden Potlatch Festival was organized and held July 17 – 22, 1911 by the  Seattle Carnival Association The slogan: “A hot time at a cool festival.” July 17th was chosen as the the date when, in 1897, two tons of gold arrived in Seattle from the Yukon on the steamship Portland. A mile-l[...]