• Group of 8 UW students in front of the US Capitol Building.

    Putting on My Slacks in DC

    Fueled by coffee and enthusiasm, Marina Blatt and other communication majors met with multiple alumni during a Career Exploration trip to Washington, DC. 

    05/09/2024 | College of Arts & Sciences
  • Analysis: Everyday life and its variability influenced human evolution at least as much as rare activities like big-game hunting

    "In my research as an anthropologist, I’ve focused on the evolution of human walking and running because I love the flexibility people bring to these behaviors. Humans in all kinds of environments across space and time vary how far they go, when they go and what they go for – whether food, water or friends – based on a multitude of factors, including season, daylight, rituals and family," writes Cara Wall-Scheffler, affiliate assistant professor of anthropology at the UW.
    05/08/2024 | The Conversation
  • Analysis: As humans, we all want self-respect – and keeping that in mind might be the missing ingredient when you try to change someone’s mind

    "Why is persuasion so hard, even when you have facts on your side? As a philosopher, I’m especially interested in persuasion – not just how to convince someone, but how to do it ethically, without manipulation," writes Colin Marshall, associate professor of philosophy at the UW.
    05/03/2024 | The Conversation
  • Students walking across the quad with colorful autumn trees

    Cool Courses for Autumn Quarter

    It's still spring, but it's already time to think about autumn quarter course registration! Check out these cool Arts & Sciences courses to be offered this fall.

    05/03/2024 | College of Arts & Sciences
  • Taiko Aoki-Marcial and Cristina Sanchez-Martin standing with greenery behind them.

    Learning Through Storytelling

    Through a UW-led storytelling workshop and course, English language learners in the Seattle area strengthened their language skills and built community.

    May 2024 Perspectives
  • Illustration of a game board

    All the World's a Stage — and a Game

    Students in DRAMA 480 learn how techniques used in game design can be adapted for interactive theater productions. 

    May 2024 Perspectives
  • Students surround an Anatomage table, looking at a digitized image.

    The Impact of Anatomy Lessons

    Anatomy for Change, a program for students underrepresented in healthcare careers, provides opportunities to spend time in an anatomy lab.

    May 2024 Perspectives
  • Killer asteroid hunters spot 27,500 overlooked space rocks

    With the help of Google Cloud, scientists churned through hundreds of thousands of images of the night sky to reveal that the solar system is filled with unseen objects. Željko Ivezić, professor of astronomy at the UW, is quoted.
    05/01/2024 | The New York Times
  • Do dying people have a 'right to try' psilocybin or magic mushrooms?

    Do dying patients have a “right to try” illegal drugs such as psilocybin and MDMA if they might alleviate end-of-life suffering from anxiety and depression? Dr. Sunil Aggarwal, clinical assistant professor in the UW School of Medicine, is quoted.
    05/01/2024 | Los Angeles Times
  • 2024 Husky 100

    The College of Arts & Sciences celebrates undergraduate and graduate students from across all four divisions, who are recognized for making the most of their time at the UW. 

    05/01/2024 | University of Washington