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Arts & Sciences people and programs are often featured in local, national, and campus media. Learn about groundbreaking research and other accomplishments, and hear from faculty with expertise on complex societal issues. Be sure to check our event listings for upcoming performances, lectures, and more. 


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Launching a Humanities Journey

Humanities First, a new program for first-year students, celebrates the humanities and their role in society. 

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Rethinking the Ventilator

Industrial design professor Jason O. Germany was part of a team that designed a low-cost ventilator on short notice during the pandemic. 

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A Russian Reconnection

Through a new scholarship, alumna Marina Dunaravich is celebrating her Russian heritage and family. 

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    COVID Challenges for Caregivers

    Through testimonios, graduate student Olivia Orosco explored the COVID experience of Latinx caregivers. 

    December 2021 Perspectives
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    A Gift to Remember

    Arts & Sciences faculty, students, alumni, and donors describe a particularly memorable gift they have received. 

    December 2021 Perspectives
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    Home, Not-So-Sweet Home

    Students are searching home deeds in Washington state for racially restrictive covenants. Their findings are sobering. 

    December 2021 Perspectives
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