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Learning from animals for better flight
March 18, 2015
Even the most advanced aircraft can't fly as skillfully as a housefly. That's why a new center focusing on learning how animals move, navigate and use their senses is being established at the University of Washington with partners at other universities in the U.S. and Europe. Read More
Jumpstart your college career
February 27, 2015
Through immersive and intensive freshman study abroad in León, Spain you can take your first steps toward a transformative undergraduate experience at UW. Read More
February 10, 2015
The Jacob Lawrence Gallery's new director, Scott Lawrimore, talks about the practical ideas he hopes to bring to the Jake as well as his theoretical thoughts about art here on the University of Washington Seattle campus. Find out what's been going on at the Jake since it re-opened in October and what to expect from it in the future. Read More
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February 4, 2015
DXARTS graduate student Joel Ong from the University of Washington discusses his art and the broader implications of bio art on science, art, and society. Read More
Angela Jacobs
January 30, 2015
"Each wine is a story of my life," says winemaker Angela Jacobs ('03, '10), owner of WineGirl Wines in Lake Chelan, Washington. Read More
Jinyoung Lee Englund
January 29, 2015
When she first heard about Bitcoin, Jinyoung Lee Englund ('06) was puzzled. Now she's a spokesperson for the Bitcoin Foundation. Read More
Yoram Bauman
January 29, 2015
The economy's no laughing matter, unless you're watching comedian Yoram Bauman ('03), "the world's first and only stand-up economist." Read More
Jet City Improv
January 29, 2015
As cofounder of Seattle's Jet City Improv, Andrew McMasters ('95) shares his passion for improvisational theater on stage and in workshops. Read More
Bob Stacey, Dean of Arts and Sciences
January 29, 2015
A&S Dean Robert Stacey discusses the College's plans to prepare undergraduates for employment—long before they graduate. Read More
Children's Center in Jordan
January 29, 2015
Rita Zawaideh ('75), owner of a successful tour company, uses her talents and connections to organize medical missions in the Middle East. Read More
December 17, 2014
Ann Hamilton: the common S E N S E , on view at the Henry Art Gallery, encourages give and take, with visitors rarely leaving empty-handed. Read More
Seattle Mayor and UW President out in the field in 1920.
December 11, 2014
Think you know a lot about the University's history? Time to take our quiz. Read More
Books by A&S Alums
December 11, 2014
Books make great gifts. Books by Arts & Sciences alumni? Even better. Here are some recent arrivals, from fiction to nonfiction to memoir to poetry. Read More
Speech and Hearing students
December 10, 2014
Thunderous stadium noise is exhilarating for sports fans—and harmful for their ears. A class project aims to protect hearing without sacrificing team spirit. Read More
John Findlay, UW History
December 10, 2014
Would you have been eligible for U.S. citizenship in the late 1700s? The late 1800s? A new course looks at evolving citizenship laws and what they say about our nation. Read More
first campus building
December 10, 2014
Answers to the UW Campus History Quiz Read More
Jason Young
October 29, 2014
During a visit to the Canadian Arctic to study Inuktitut, the Inuit language, students experienced firsthand the language's connection to the land. Read More
October 28, 2014
News and award announcements from the UW College of Arts & Sciences. Read More
Sandor and Timea
October 28, 2014
A mathematician and artist, married for decades, teach a course that explores the creative process at the core of both disciplines. Read More
Sweet Charity
October 28, 2014
Sweet Charity, the inaugural production of the UW's new interdisciplinary Musical Theater program, opens November 14. Read More

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