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Claire Kenny at a microscope, treating an artwork.
July 17, 2018
Art conservator Claire Kenny works with collections at the Henry Art Gallery and University Libraries. Read More
Portrait  photo of Nick Hanauer
July 17, 2018
Nick Hanauer is grateful that he majored in philosophy. In a speech at the 2018 Department of Philosophy graduation reception, he explains why. Read More
Creative writing and art students making artist books.
July 17, 2018
Art and creative writing students collaborated on artist books through an interdisciplinary course. Read More
Gloria Hewitt at a blackboard while teaching at University of Montana
July 17, 2018
Race and gender challenges did not deter two brilliant alumnae in the mathematical sciences. Read More
Students and organization representatives holding up oversized checks at LSJ giving ceremony.
July 17, 2018
Students had $50,000 to spend (for real) in a new UW course on responsible philanthropy. Read More
close up of UW Award of Excellence medal
July 17, 2018
From Distinguished Teaching Awards to President's Medals, it's awards season at the UW. Read More
Oded Oron seated on a bench on the UW campus
June 6, 2018
Oded Oron witnessed a massive protest of aslyum-seeking refugees in Tel Aviv. Then he wrote a PhD dissertation about it. Read More
Kyki Li in a UW dance studio
June 6, 2018
Kyki Li came to the UW from China for the freedom to explore. It was everything she'd hoped for. Read More
Osman Salahuddin
June 6, 2018
Scientist, humanist, and ASUW president Osman Salahuddin has experienced the UW from multiple perspectives. Read More
Head shot of Dean Robert Stacey
June 5, 2018
Dean Robert Stacey on the current national conversation about academic majors. Read More
Arianne Eason outside a building on the UW campus.
June 5, 2018
PhD student Arianne Eason believes that understanding what shapes our views on race is the first step toward positive change. Read More
Recent graduate, Justin Roach
June 5, 2018
Aspiring filmmaker Justin Roach says his cinema & media studies major helped him develop "a really good eye" for film. Read More
New Divisional Dean of the Humanities, Brian Reed
May 21, 2018
Chair of the Department of English and Milliman Endowed Chair in the Humanities will be the next Divisional Dean of the Humanities. Read More
Colby K. Neal filming the shoreline from a boat.
April 24, 2018
Communication Leadership students use storytelling to shed light on humans' dependence on the ocean. Read More
Kristina Olson headshot
April 24, 2018
Recent awards and honors for College of Arts & Sciences faculty. Read More
Speech and Hearing Students practicing
April 24, 2018
Speech & Hearing students role-play as patients with communication disorders to help med students develop communication strategies. Read More
Student sitting on driftwood on the shoreline, writing in a field journal.
April 24, 2018
Students in an interdisciplinary field intensive and seminar course study shorelines, with an emphasis on writing. Read More
UW Hispanic Studies students and Professor Leigh Mercer in a group portrait
April 24, 2018
Spanish Studies graduate students are planning a Spanish-language film festival for Chief Sealth High School. Read More
Huck Hodge portrait
April 24, 2018
UW composer Huck Hodge talks about his music and receiving the prestigious Charles Ives Living Award. Read More
part of a videodance, with dancers on stairs
March 9, 2018
Visiting artists are immersed in creative research at the UW through an interdisciplinary initiative. Read More

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