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November 16, 2015
A changing climate presents challenges for ecosystems, industry, and society. Researchers in the Department of Biology at the University of Washington are addressing those challenges and helping find solutions from the forests of Mt. Rainier to the waters of Puget Sound. Read More
A&S Dean Robert Stacey with Major General William Hix
November 10, 2015
Bob Stacey talks about the UW's commitment to veterans and shares why Veteran's Day has personal meaning for him. Read More
researcher in Biology lab
November 10, 2015
Researchers study how animals move, navigate, and use their senses during flight at a new center funded by the Air Force. Read More
Artists and veterans Mik Roque and David Bonicillo
November 10, 2015
Two veterans majoring in art at the UW discuss their military service, their art, and the relationship between the two. Read More
Sergeant Christopher Land in South Korea
November 4, 2015
The UW's Integrated Social Sciences degree program allows students to take courses anywhere--including active-duty military stationed abroad. Read More
Lieutenant Colonel Jaren Price, Asia-Pacific Military Fellow at UW
November 3, 2015
A new Asia-Pacific Military Fellowship in the Jackson School provides immersion in the history and culture of Asian countries. Read More
UW English Professor Shawn Wong leading a class for the Red Badge Project
November 3, 2015
English Professor Shawn Wong leads storytelling workshops for soldiers transitioning to civilian life, through the Red Badge Project. Read More
Randy Kyes with students on Tinjil Island
September 24, 2015
For 20 years, UW students have participated in field research on a tropical island that's home to more than a thousand monkeys. Read More
Holly Arsenault
September 24, 2015
Playwrights and scientists pair up to explore what it means to be human in light of current developments in science and technology. Read More
poster for UW Center for Human Rights Conference
September 24, 2015
An October 5 conference addresses how access to information can be a tool in securing truth, justice, and reparations in human rights cases. Read More
image from Hubble Telescope
September 24, 2015
A benefit concert for the Astrobiology Program and Astronomy Department combines original symphonic music with spectacular imagery from space. Read More
Dance Program concert in collaboration with DXARTS, 2006
September 24, 2015
The Dance Program celebrates several milestones with a festival featuring performances, panel discussions, master classes, and more. Read More
3.5 meter telescope at Apache Point Observatory
September 24, 2015
The Department of Astronomy celebrates its 50th anniversary with lectures, a concert, and—just maybe—an exploding star. Read More
book jacket for The Shape of the New
August 11, 2015
In The Shape of the New, two UW professors share four 'big ideas' that shaped the modern world. Read More
Phillip Thurtle
August 11, 2015
A former scientist, now a humanities professor, teaches a course that explores legal, ethical, scientific, and commercial aspects of biotechnology. Read More
UW and SEU touring gardens in Suzhou, China
August 11, 2015
Design students from the UW School of Art and Southeastern University in Nanjing, China did parallel projects, then met in China to share their work. Read More
Bob Stacey, Dean of Arts and Sciences
August 11, 2015
Dean Robert Stacey's thoughts on how an improved budget could lead students to explore the College's tremendous breadth. Read More
Brandon Peecook (left) and Christian Sidor
August 11, 2015
Researchers have identified a fossil found in the San Juan Islands as a dinosaur bone dating back 80 million years. Read More
Diane Kendall with colleagues in South Africa.
August 11, 2015
Faculty have the rare opportunity to fully immerse themselves in a scholarly or pedagogical project during sabbaticals. Read More
Jason Ohlberg
June 23, 2015
Four students who earned graduate degrees this year have been named A&S Graduate Medalists for 2015. Read More