Here's a small sampling of recent news stories in local and national media featuring College of Arts & Sciences faculty or programs.
As experts nationwide point to a mental health crisis among teens and young adults, a pilot program that teaches mindfulness and coping techniques to UW students — offered by the UW Center for Child and Family Well-Being — has helped lower stress and improve emotional well-being. Source: UW News
Following the massacre of eight Asian American women in Atlanta, Sutapa Basu, executive director of the UW Women’s Center, Connie So, UW teaching professor in American Ethnic Studies, and former Washington state representative Velma Veloria offer suggestions for standing up against hatred, misogyny and violence. Source: The Seattle Times
In an opinion piece, UW sociology Professor Alexes Harris shares how monetary sanctions have emerged as a ‘predatory’ punishment imposed by the criminal legal system. Source: The Seattle Times
Giselle Wyers, professor in the UW School of Music, explains how the UW Chorale has found an unlikely practice space in a campus parking garage. Source: UW News
The University of Washington, which was the first large university to begin remote instruction, is mentioned in this article about Seattle's successes in COVID-19 safety measures. Source: The New York Times
Annabelle Gould and Whitney Lynn, both faculty in the UW School of Art + Art History + Design, have developed two new courses in the arts for non-majors: Design 250: Visualizing Ideas, and Art 200: Artist Mindset. Source: ArtsUW