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Last week King County embarked on a census project one demographer described in understated terms as “challenging” — a count of people experiencing homelessness. Featured on 
Paul Burstein, UW professor emeritus of sociology and adjunct professor of political science, and Mark Smith, professor of political science, discuss President Obama's farewell address. Featured on 
Experts have long known that perceived peril can blind people to their surroundings. Jonathan Wender, lecturer of sociology and law, societies and justice at the UW, is quoted. Featured on 
Do the number of divorces actually peak during the holidays? Julie Brines, an associate sociology professor at the UW, analyzed divorce filings in Washington state between 2001 and 2015. Featured on 
Two new books explore how difficult the housing market and criminal justice system make it to climb out of poverty. Featured on 
Brian Wahlberg gives daughter Luciena a good view of the proceedings as the crowd sings at Cal Anderson Park in Seattle.
UW Arts & Sciences faculty members weigh in on whether President-elect Trump's election means doomsday. Featured on 
Nearly two years after the feds decried a system of preying on the desperate to fund the local government in Ferguson, Missouri, being poor can still get you locked up in the state. Featured on 
Following two disastrous seasons, the "Married at First Sight" Season 4 reunion special ended with good news: Two couples are still married six months later. Featured on 
UW sociologist Alexes Harris addresses the shortage of bone marrow donors for African Americans and those of mixed race origins as she battles a rare blood cancer. Featured on 
Study Abroad this Spring!  Sociology in Italy!   For information constact Susan Pitchford at  Information session on November 17th---3:30pm - 5:00pm  Savery 409. Rome is one of the most beautiful and fascinating cities in the world. Students in this program will have an opportunity to live for a time in a city that was for centuries the hub of... Read more