UW Professor seeds social change in Cambodia

Cambodia still suffers from the horrific Khmer Rouge rule of the late Seventies. The entire population was forced into the countryside, and the educated, professionals, and minorities were targeted for execution. Thousands more died from starvation and illness. Nearly two million people, a quarter of the country’s population, died in that time. When the Vietnamese […]
Mar 26, 2012

Hungry Planet exhibit at the Burke Museum dishes out global food knowledge

Global methods of agriculture are changing rapidly. Fast food chains like McDonald’s are spreading around the globe. And here in the US, we’re eating more and more processed foods. So it’s the perfect moment to take a step back and analyze what the world eats and how we’ve all adapted to the modernization of the […]
Mar 15, 2012