School of Art adjunct professor Michael Cepress (MFA '06) makes his mark on the Seattle style scene.
In a new medieval history course, role playing is serious business as students learn about the past by living it.
American ethnic studies major Salvador Gomez is spending his spring break tutoring and mentoring children in rural Washington...
New Air Force center at UW learns from animals for better flight.
An audio documentary about young activists in the former Soviet Union earns UW faculty a top journalism award.Read more
A UW doctoral student studies the powerful role of performance in providing health education in The Gambia, Africa.Read more
Paul McEuen discusses both the past and the future of miniaturization, with a particular emphasis on strategies to construct machines at the micro and nano scale. View More Events
Fast Facts The UW College of Arts & Sciences
Distinguished alumni: artist Dale Chihuly, author David Guterson, poet Tess Gallagher.
UW English department ranked as the 3rd best place in the country to study. Learn more
7 MacArthur Fellows
2 National Book Awards for faculty
55% of UW bachelor's degrees are from the College of Arts & Sciences.
More than 6,500 undergraduate courses offered annually. Learn more
2,700 graduate students.
50+ languages taught. Learn more
280+ performances annually. Learn more
1,115 academic and research faculty. Learn more
14,800 undergraduate pre-majors (as of 2014).
Distinguished alumni: former Seattle Mayor Norm Rice, former Governor Christine Gregoire.