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Megan Kufeld
June 14, 2016
Whether in a laboratory or on a soccer field, student athlete Megan Kufeld was "all in, all the time" at the UW. Read More
Jennifer Smith
June 14, 2016
When an assistant racehorse trainer and mother of three returned to school, she discovered a passion for research. Read More
Jesus Martinez-Gomez
May 13, 2016
A new video shows how we are giving the next generation of scientists a head start by empowering them to do original research as undergraduates. Read More
Catherine Cole
May 5, 2016
Robert Stacey, Dean of the University of Washington College of Arts and Sciences, announced that Catherine Cole, formerly professor and chair of the Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies at the University of California Berkeley, is joining the College of Arts & Sciences as Divisional Dean for the Arts and Professor of Drama. Read More
Anthony Geist
May 4, 2016
Knighthood, a Woman of Courage award, and more honors for faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences. Read More
Drama students
May 4, 2016
For the Skies Over Seattle project, drama students are devising original theater pieces inspired by community organizations in the U-District. Read More
Mary Kollar (in red) with faculty and OMA&D students.
May 4, 2016
An A&S board member shares her experience of traveling in Rome with English professor Shawn Wong and Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity students. Read More
UW Chemistry graduate students Karena Smoll and Zuzana Culakova.
May 4, 2016
A Pacific Science Center exhibit features the work—and snacks—of grad students in the Department of Chemistry. Read More
Duniya Lang of the Somalia Reconciliation Institute (left) with one of the program's trained lay leaders.
May 4, 2016
Working with Somali community leaders, a UW psychology professor has developed a trauma intervention program for the Somali community. Read More
Ideathon students
May 4, 2016
Undergraduates participating in the College's first Ideathon spent 48 hours brainstorming about engagement in the humanities. Read More
Schubert
April 26, 2016
Some composers transcend the music they create, coming alive in the popular imagination as figures of interest. Music + history join to offer a truly unique experience of one such composer. On Sunday, May 1, 2016, the UW School of Music hosts a Schubertiade , free and open to the public. Come hear live performances of the music of Franz Schubert, and learn about his cultural presence throughout history through narration and a pre-concert lecture. Read More
March 22, 2016
Recent honors to College of Arts & Sciences faculty and staff. Read More
Students with smart phones in Myanmar.
March 22, 2016
With Myanmar's transition to democracy, access to information has surged. UW helps Myanmar's citizens navigate this new reality. Read More
Dee Boersma at Punta Tombo in Argentina.
March 22, 2016
Biology professor Dee Boersma is a finalist for the Indianapolis Prize, the highest honor for animal conservationists. Read More
Marcin Pączkowski performing one of his compositions
March 22, 2016
Composer Marcin Pączkowski uses sensor technology to alter music through specific movements. Read More
Astronomy Professor Bruce Balick
March 22, 2016
Astronomy's "Cosmologies and Cultures" course explores the Big Bang theory but also other stories about the Universe's origins. Read More
David Borning
March 22, 2016
With a major award and internship from Disney, drama major David Borning is one step closer to his dream of designing theme parks. Read More
The Temple of Baalshamin in Syria being destroyed by ISIS in 2015.
March 22, 2016
As ancient cultural sites are pillaged in war-torn regions, a new course asks what can be done to stem the destruction. Read More
photo of cat
February 9, 2016
Three A&S alumni recently opened Seattle's first cat café, which brings together two Northwest favorites: coffee and kitties. Read More
Dean Robert Stacey
February 9, 2016
Mentorship, career workshops, internships, and other A&S programs help smooth students' transition from college to career. Read More

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