University of Washington (UW) Professor of Communication and Adjunct Professor of Political Science Patricia Moy became associate vice provost for academic and student affairs on Aug. 1. The half-time appointment will see Moy planning, coordinating, and evaluating the University of Washington’s academic programs.
Hang Ping Chen was awarded the National Leadership Award at the 31st Annual National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) International Convention, held in Toronto from Aug. 8 to Aug. 10. Chen serves on the NAAAP–Seattle Executive Advisory Board. The NAAAP National Leadership Award is given to three NAAAP members who exemplify the organization’s vision […]
Sen. Patty Murray hosted a roundtable discussion at International Community Health Service (ICHS) on Aug. 22 to discuss the upcoming implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.
Dancer Yoshi Wright toured with singer Taylor Swift earlier this year during Swift’s currently on-going Red Tour. Wright performed as a dancer with YouTube star Austine Mahone, who opened several shows for Swift. Wright also appears in several Mahone music videos.
By Katy Daigle The Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — Police on Aug. 25 arrested the last of five men wanted in the gang rape of a photojournalist in Mumbai, and said charges would be filed soon in a case that has incensed the public and fueled debate over whether women can be safe in […]
By Mari Yamaguchi The Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Deep beneath Fukushima’s crippled nuclear power station, a massive underground reservoir of contaminated water that began spilling from the plant’s reactors after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami has been creeping slowly toward the Pacific.
By Gillian Wong The Associated Press JINAN, China (AP) — The defense strategy of fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai, who is battling accusations of corruption and shielding a murderer, boils down to this: One of the prosecution’s key witnesses is a liar, and the other is crazy. Four days of testimony at the trial, which […]
By Staff The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Jeremy Lin says he’s looking forward to pairing up with the Houston Rockets’ newly acquired star Dwight Howard. Lin told reporters Aug. 25 on a visit to Beijing that he saw a natural affinity in the pair’s affection for the pick-and-roll game.
By Tom Hays The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of gunrunners smuggled firearms into New York City by hiding them in luggage they carried on discount buses that offered cheap fares and lesser odds of getting caught, authorities said Aug. 19.
By Matthew Pennington and Matthew Lee The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. — A senior U.S. envoy will travel to North Korea this week to seek the release of an American sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in the authoritarian country, the State Department said Aug. 27.