You are here

Our Stories

Sarah Elwood (left) in class with students during GIS Workshop.
July 1, 2009
Using GIS technology, geography students collaborate with community partners on projects ranging from siting Pea Patch gardens to analyzing K-12 student philanthropy. Read More
Noah Purcell stands outside the Supreme Court, where he has been working as a clerk since August 2008.
March 17, 2009
When Noah Purcell ('02) first met Supreme Court Justice David Souter, he couldn’t believe he was discussing the law with a Justice. Now, as a clerk for Justice Souter, it's all in a day's work. Read More
The Floyd and Delores Jones Playhouse
March 9, 2009
After an extensive remodel—only the second in its 78-year history—the Jones Playhouse reopens in October with a host of improvements. Read More
A dancer performs at a UW Winter Pow Wow. Students in an AIS course on pow wow, offered in conjunction with the student group First Nations@UW, help organize the annual event.
March 9, 2009
First introduced as a center in 1970, American Indian Studies is now an Arts and Sciences department. Read More
Finnish language is currently taught by Visiting Lecturer Karoliina Kuisma (right), Visiting Fulbright Finnish Teaching Assistant Anna Rönkkö, and Professor Andrew Nestingen (not pictured), who is on sabbatical in Finland.
March 9, 2009
A bachelor of arts in Finnish has been approved, providing a new option for students without additional cost to the University. Read More
An artist's rendering of the exhibit, prepared prior to fabrication and installation of the doors.
March 9, 2009
Through May, an exhibit designed by UW students will be on display on the University Tower's north plaza. Read More
Francisco Javier Fernandez Alvarez, mayor of León, and Ana Mari Cauce, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, look at a fish-eye drawing of León, given to the University by the city of León.
March 9, 2009
To visit the UW’s newest campus, you’ll have to book a plane ticket. And brushing up on your Spanish couldn’t hurt. Read More
Michael Brown talks to a tour participant about gay and lesbian history in Seattle.
March 9, 2009
Tour downtown Seattle with Professor Michael Brown and you’ll experience the city from a rarely seen perspective, focusing on Seattle’s gay and lesbian history. Read More
Richard Gray, Lockwood Professor in the Department  of Germanics
March 9, 2009
Greed. Excess. Exploitation of natural resources. Sound familiar? In a new book, Money Matters, Professor Richard Gray explores how these issues played out in late 18th and early 19th century Germany. Read More
More Than Math
September 17, 2008
During the Summer Institute for Mathematics at the UW, high school students spend six weeks exploring math topics with UW faculty and like-minded peers. Read More
Josh Johnston (far right) cheers as passengers exit the bus to begin a day of volunteeering.
September 8, 2008
Josh Johnston ('03) and a group of friends founded The Washington Bus as a way to involve young people in politics. Read More
Gavin Hill and graduate student Mandy Politzner role play with puppets to practice effective social communication.
September 8, 2008
At the Speech and Hearing Clinic's Communication Camp, children work on their communication skills with the assistance of graduate students, who gain valuable clinical experience. Read More
Paula Holmes-Eber discusses North African and Middle Eastern tea service as ritual during the 2008 Summer Seminar for Educators.
September 8, 2008
The Jackson School’s Summer Seminar for Educators, offered annually, focused on rituals this year, ranging from a North African tea service to a Day of the Dead celebration to Makah whaling traditions. Read More
David Kaplan (left) and Richard Coffey stand in the “hot aisle” of Athena’s two long rows of computer hardware.
September 8, 2008
It doesn't look like much, but Athena is currently the most powerful computer on the UW campus, helping scientists tackle fundamental questions about our universe. Read More
Members of the College Advisory Committee on Advising and Student Services include (from left) Judi  Clark, Melissa Wensel, Cynthia Caci, Brooke Miller, Lani Stone, Carrie Perrin, Paul LePore, Kevin Mihata, and  Jim Donnen.
September 1, 2008
While A&S advisers guide students through the UW's myriad offerings, they also work with faculty on curriculum planning, create opportunities for alums to talk with current students, and more. Related stories: Career Discovery Week | Advisory Group of A&S Advisers Read More
September 1, 2008
UW joins the University of the Arctic. Read More
Tristan Seniuk has taken about 20 film-related courses at the UW.
July 8, 2008
The College has seen a dramatic increase in film-related courses and programs in the past decade, ranging from classes on film genres and directors to courses on digital cinema production. Read More

Pages