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Floyd and Delores Jones in 2005.
September 1, 2009
Floyd Jones honored his wife’s love of theater with a generous gift that made the School of Drama Playhouse Theatre renovation possible. Read More
Florence James (center) in the Seattle Repertory Playhouse. In its early years, the theatre had a proscenium stage.
September 1, 2009
The School of Drama’s Playhouse Theatre, now the Jones Playhouse, has a long history that includes housing one of the few Negro Theatre Units of the WPA’s Federal Theatre Project in the 1930s. Read More
Keynote speaker Christine Gregoire with Jackson School Director Anand Yang at the Jackson School's Centennial Dinner.
July 2, 2009
Three A&S departments can be traced back to 1909, when the University hired Herbert Gowen to teach "Oriental Subjects." One of the three, the Jackson School of International Studies, recently held a centennial celebration. Read More
Robert Heilman in 1968.
July 1, 2009
In a new book, Robert Heilman's life—including his years as chair of the Department of English—is presented through letters to and from colleagues and renowned writers from Theodore Roethke to Wallace Stegner. Read More
Creators and facilitators of the Mixed Identities and Racialized Bodies course include (back row, from left) Austin Wessling, Jasmine Stork, Landon Tan, Joe Thompson; (front row, from left) Chris Paredes, Sam Gonzalez, Erina Aoyama, April Nishimura, and J
July 1, 2009
Wanting more discussion of mixed-race and mixed-identity issues in their classes, an ambitious group of undergraduates created and taught their own course on the subject. Read More
Students at the Lummi Nation School in Bellingham handle real fossils and rock specimens from the Burke's collections.
July 1, 2009
Burke Museum staff travel to schools across the state to introduce the museum's collections to young students. Read More
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