UW|360 Season 4: Episode 12

September 26, 2014

UW 360 hosted by Carolyn Douglas is a magazine show that features stories about the University of Washington. In this episode, we meet UW Tacoma Professor Michael Honey, a civil rights educator whose recent book, “Sharecropper’s Troubadour,” covers the life of John Handcox, who organized farmers on belf of the Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union and became a beloved folk singer of the prewar labor movement. We also meet UW alumnus David Smith, a teacher at the OSHER learning institute for people over 50. Learn about Sun Dawg, the mobile solar kiosk that demonstrates the effectiveness of solar energy, Learn how to avoid online romance scams with professor and author, Pepper Schwartz. The final story takes a look back at and into the future of “The Ave.”