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illustration of bookshelf with steaming mug and sleeping cat
May 8, 2020
Ready to curl up with a good book? Five faculty in the Department of English offer recommendations. Read More
COVID-19 closeup image
May 7, 2020
Faculty in the Department of Applied Mathematics contribute to coronavirus planning and strategy. Read More
UW Wind Ensemble member Rachel Reyes holding her flute
May 4, 2020
They can't perform together on stage right now, but members of the UW Wind Ensemble are still making music. Read More
UW Quad
May 4, 2020
The program is funded by a $700,000 grant from The Mellon Foundation. Read More
Chris Hamm UW
May 1, 2020
The innovative program launches in fall 2020. Read More
Graduate student making PPE with 3D printers
May 1, 2020
Arts & Sciences departments have used their 3D printers to create protective equipment for health care workers. Read More
old-time ad that reads, "Halt the epidemic! Stop spitting everybody."
April 30, 2020
It's not too early to think about autumn quarter! Check out these cool Arts & Sciences courses to be offered this fall. Read More
small handmade book
April 30, 2020
Check out these cool Arts & Sciences courses for Summer 2020. Read More
Daniel Bessner
April 6, 2020
A sampling of recent stories in local and national media featuring College of Arts & Sciences faculty, staff, and alumni. Read More
child's hands doing a Burke at Home craft project
April 6, 2020
Check out opportunities to explore the College of Arts & Sciences from your home through online events, pre-recorded lectures, and more. Read More
Professor Bernard Deconinck talking with five Applied Math students around a table.
April 6, 2020
Applied Mathematics will offer its first undergraduate degree options starting this fall, with an emphasis on quantitative methods. Read More
Steven Goodreau with Denny Hall in the background
April 2, 2020
Anthropology professor Steven Goodreau's "Plagues and Peoples" course took on heightened relevance when the coronavirus emerged. Read More
Portrait of Dean Robert Stacey on campus
April 1, 2020
Dean Robert Stacey shares how Arts & Sciences faculty, staff, and students remain dedicated to the College’s mission during these challenging times. Read More
Movie posters for recommended films/TV shows
April 1, 2020
Cinema & Media Studies faculty recommend films & TV shows to watch while you're "sheltering in place"during the coronavirus epidemic. Read More
Grade school class standing at front of classroom
March 12, 2020
A sampling of recent stories in local and national media featuring College of Arts & Sciences faculty, staff, and alumni. Read More
Joey Ullman in scuba gear, standing on a pebbly beach.
March 12, 2020
After spending nearly two years studying octopuses, UW senior Joey Ullmann hopes to study them for decades more. "They're so damn cool," he says. Read More
Still image of coronavirus map
March 10, 2020
Geography professor Bo Zhao has created an interactive map with real-time information about the spread of the coronavirus. Read More
Yasmin Habib standing in front of a red brick wall outside her office building.
March 10, 2020
Yasmin Habib (BA, Anthropology) understands firsthand the pressures faced by immigrant youth. She created a nonprofit to help them thrive. Read More
UW Physics Astronomy Building
February 27, 2020
The program was established in 2019 to recognize achievement and extraordinary service to the filed of astronomy. Read More
UW Composition Writing Wins National Recognition
February 19, 2020
UW is the only recipient of the 2020 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) honor. Read More