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Tulalip tribes' canoe
September 1, 2010
A year-long cultural exchange between the indigenous Ainu community of Japan and several Washington State tribal groups, organized by the Burke Museum, culminated with a memorable canoe journey. Read More
Robert Kocher
September 1, 2010
Robert Kocher, '94, discusses the experience of serving as an adviser to President Obama during the crafting of healthcare reform legislation—and why he thinks the legislation is a huge step forward for healthcare in the U.S. Read More
Lounging on the farm
July 7, 2010
No need to leave campus for the farm experience. The student-run UW Farm, tucked into a third of an acre on campus, is a working farm with ties to courses in everything from biology to anthropology to American Ethnic Studies. Read More
Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden (right) chats with UW students.
July 1, 2010
Making Minds and Madness: From Hysteria to Depression
July 1, 2010
In Making Minds and Madness , Professor Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen argues that many mental health conditions are as much a social construct as medical diagnosis, with doctors or therapists and their patients creating them together. Read More
Geography students presented their research to 4Culture's Public Art Advisory Committee.
July 1, 2010
UW geography students extensively researched neighborhoods along three new RapidRide bus routes in King County, then created a website to share their information with artists creating work for those routes. Read More
The Colosseum in Rome was among the sites visited during the UW study abroad program in Italy.
July 1, 2010
To provide more opportunities to interact with locals, French and Italian Studies' program in Italy now includes volunteer work and stays in both Rome and a small village in southern Italy. Read More
Nate Bottman
July 1, 2010
How much can an A&S undergrad accomplish at the UW? If the College’s 2010 Dean’s Medalists are any indication, the possibilities are nearly limitless. Learn how these top students have made the most of their time as Huskies. Read More
July 1, 2010
Is anybody else out there? Are there other planets that resemble Earth? Scientists in the Virtual Planetary Laboratory are looking for clues by creating virtual planets through computer modeling. Read More
Steve Herbert and Katherine Beckett
May 18, 2010
The growing trend of allowing police to "banish" citizens from certain neighborhoods is explored in Banished: The New Social Control in Urban America , by UW Professors Katherine Beckett and Steve Herbert. Read More
Scott Freeman and Mary Pat Wenderoth talk with a student during a Biology 180 lab session.
May 1, 2010
The Biology Department has tested teaching methods that keep students engaged and accountable, even in its 700-student classes. As a result, more students are passing the courses—with better grades—than in past years. Read More
May 1, 2010
The UW Women's Center is moving from its old home under the Provost's Office to a new one in the College of Arts & Sciences. Read More
Students in the Tribal Museum Program's tribal administration course, held at the Suquamish Museum.
May 1, 2010
A new Tribal Museum Program is now offered through the Northwest Indian College, thanks to the vision of UW Professor Emeritus James Nason and the involvement of Burke Museum staff. Read More
Anthropology students Jenny Marker (left) and Shelbyrae Anderson pose with their senior partner, Louis, in the Pike Place Market.
May 1, 2010
Working in teams with seniors from the Pike Market Senior Center, students in a course on qualitative research methods learned to embrace the "organized chaos" that is field research. Read More
Using a water bottle as a makeshift microphone, Drama MFA student Maura Tang (far right) rehearses a musical number from A U-Dubber Night's Dream with other cast members.
May 1, 2010
Athletes, ROTC students, young scholars, and returning students join with drama students to perform A U-Dubber Night's Dream, a Shakespeare adaptation that incorporates the experiences of UW students. Read More
Graduate student Stephen Lewis demonstrates a math-based card trick during a Math Day session.
May 1, 2010
When 1,200 high school students descend on the UW campus for Math Day each year, they discover that math explains many things—including card tricks and a boomerang's flight path. Read More