A new psychology course pairs scientific research on happiness with activities that promote a positive outlook.
A physics student explores the possibilities of quantum computing — with help from a Microsoft Research Fellowship...
Visiting artists are immersed in creative research at the UW through an interdisciplinary initiative.
Department of American Indian Studies launches new minor
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UW psychology professor Ione Fine's new study on female representation in high-profile journals Read More at UW News
Dragon-loving faculty will discuss the representation of dragons in literature and mythology. View Event Details
Fast Facts The UW College of Arts & Sciences
7 MacArthur Fellows
Distinguished alumni: artist Dale Chihuly, author David Guterson, poet Tess Gallagher.
More than 5,887 undergraduate courses offered annually. Learn more
2,621 graduate students.
UW English department ranked as the 3rd best place in the country to study.
60+ languages taught. Learn more
2 National Book Awards for faculty
300+ performances annually. Learn more
1,610 academic and research faculty. Learn more
UW Mathematics department ranked in Top 50 worldwide.
9,348 undergraduate pre-majors (as of 2017).
Distinguished alumni: former Seattle Mayor Norm Rice, former Governor Christine Gregoire.