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June 9, 2020
March 19, 2021 The History Department Diversity Committee condemns the recent murders that took place in Atlanta, claiming the lives of eight people, six of whom were women of Asian descent.
August 26, 2021
Undergraduate history and political science major Estey Chen has published an article titled "Months After Coup, Myanmar Accelerates Toward Surveillance State" with the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS). Estey is currently doing a research internship with the Southeast Asia Program at the CSIS in Washington, D.C.
August 23, 2021
This fall we are welcoming a new historian to the history department faculty, Professor Bianca Dang. Professor Dang received her training at Stanford and Yale, where she specialized in American history and African American studies. History students will have the chance to study with Professor Dang in an introductory colloquium this fall and lecture and seminar courses this winter.
August 20, 2021
As tech companies continue to delay return to offices, some service workers hope for a full return in the coming months. Margaret O'Mara, professor of history at the UW, is quoted. Featured on NBC News
August 19, 2021
Amazon is making another move into physical retail, this time with plans to open department store-like locations in Ohio and California that would sell items such as clothing and electronics, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. Margaret O'Mara, professor of history at the UW, is quoted.
August 13, 2021
UW History graduate student Madison Heslop was awarded the Washington State Historical Society's Charles Gates Award for her journal article Linking Violence Across the Pacific: The B-29 Superfortress in Seattle’s and Tokyo’s Urban Landscape, published in Pacific Northwest Quarterly Winter 2019-2020.
August 5, 2021
Amazon announced Thursday it intends to delay reopening its offices until Jan. 3, a move that raises fresh questions about the pace of recovery in Seattle and Bellevue where well-paid workers from Amazon and other tech firms are critical economic drivers. Margaret O'Mara, professor of history at the UW, is quoted.
August 4, 2021
This week, attend gallery exhibitions and the latest Grit City Think and Drink, watch recorded events, and more. Featured on UW News
July 29, 2021
This week at the UW, attend gallery exhibitions, watch recorded events, and more. Featured on UW News
July 17, 2021
Margaret O'Mara, professor of history at the UW, talks about the relationship between Silicon Valley and Washington lawmakers and the role of social media platforms in the spread of COVID-19 misinformation and disinformation. Featured on muckrack.com