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October 1, 2019
Linguistics professor Emily Bender explores the challenges involved when computers handle human language, and the ethical issues that can arise. Read More
Arts course student painting.
September 25, 2019
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Awards the UW a $600,000 grant for arts and creativity. Read More
Ann Nelson, backpacking
September 16, 2019
Professor Ann Nelson, who held the Kenneth K. Young Chair of Physics and was a tireless advocate for diversity in the field, died from a fall while backpacking in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness on August 4, 2019. Professor Nelson was a brilliant theoretical physicist who specialized in particle physics and cosmology and had been at the University of Washington since 1994. She was a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and was a recipient of the J.J. Sakurai prize for theoretical particle physics from the American Physical Society. Read More
Dean Robert Stacey with 2019 Dean's Medalists and Graduate Medalists
August 8, 2019
Eight exceptional Arts & Sciences students have been selected as 2019 Dean's Medalists and Graduate Medalists. Read More
A physics student wears an immersive headset to attempt a physics experiment in virtual reality.
August 6, 2019
Doctoral student Jared Canright is exploring the potential of virtual reality to explain physics concepts to UW undergraduates. Read More
illustration of person on road facing roadblocks including a downed tree and a burning car.
August 5, 2019
In "Learning from Failure," a Law, Societies & Justice course, alumni share how they've overcome roadblocks on the way to successful careers. Read More
Timea Tihanyi and Wanna Huang at a 3D printer, watching a clay artwork develop.
August 2, 2019
For her research into 3D printing with clay, artist Timea Tihanyi collaborates with faculty and students across campus. Read More
Anu Taranath standing on a bridge in Mexico
August 1, 2019
In her book Beyond Guilt Trips, principal lecturer Anu Taranath discusses how travelers can respectfully explore other cultures. Read More
Professors Andrew Meltzoff and Patricia Kuhl with children.
July 31, 2019
A $16 million grant will support I-LABS research into human brain development throughout childhood. Read More
Benjamin Hall
July 29, 2019
Emeritus Professor Ben Hall's research made a profound impact on the UW, the Puget Sound region and the world. Read More
Yolanda Valencia
June 18, 2019
Yolanda Valencia (PhD, 2019) explores how undocumented immigrants thrive despite US policies. Read More
Portrait of Dean Robert Stacey on campus
June 14, 2019
Dean Robert Stacey celebrates the College's 2018-2019 accomplishments. Read More
Thomas Khuu in a research laboratory.
June 13, 2019
To learn about health care, Thomas Khuu (BS, 2019) tried a little of everything at the UW. Read More
Grecia Leal Pardo sitting in the Jones Playhouse
June 13, 2019
Grecia Leal Pardo (BA, 2019) celebrates stories and storytelling. Read More
Ryan Robinson
June 11, 2019
Ryan Robinson (BA, 2019) digs deep for archaeological research. Read More
Rick Welts headshot
June 10, 2019
Rick Welts (BA, Communication, 1975), president and COO of the Golden State Warriors, will be the featured speaker at UW commencement. Read More
Deja Edwards on the floor with toys in the Social Cognitive Development Lab.
June 10, 2019
UW mentors inspired Deja Edwards (BA, 2019) to accomplish more than she'd ever imagined. Read More
Aleezah Ali
June 5, 2019
Four graduating seniors share the places that defined their UW experience. Read More
Gillian Harkins
May 23, 2019
A roundup of recent awards in the College of Arts & Sciences. Read More
UW doctoral student Paul Tubig (right) with South Seattle College mentor Anthony Ferrucci.
May 23, 2019
Through a Simpson Center program, UW doctoral students explore the challenges and benefits of teaching at a two-year college. Read More