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David Owens and students outside the courthouse in Chicago.
January 30, 2018
Civil rights attorney David Owens (2004) represents victims of police misconduct and wrongful conviction. Read More
Floyd Jones
January 8, 2018
The College honors the life and legacy of dear friend and generous philanthropist, Floyd Jones. Read More
Ludovic Morlot conducting a side by side concert featuring the Seattle Symphony and UW Symphony Orchestra.
December 19, 2017
Seattle Symphony music director Ludovic Morlot plays a significant role in the UW School of Music. Read More
Students during a break in the Putnam Exam
December 19, 2017
An annual competition puts undergraduate mathematicians to the ultimate test. Read More
Students working on ancient technology projects in the Fluke Hall MakerSpace.
December 19, 2017
A popular course combines building catapults and other ancient technologies with the study of ancient philosophers. Read More
Covers of books by Nobel Prize winners
December 19, 2017
A new literature course focuses on Nobel Prize winners and the sometimes surprising factors that led to their win. Read More
Ben Marwick (top) and others excavating the lowest reaches of the pit at the Australian site.
December 7, 2017
Research involving UW faculty and students shows evidence of humans in Australia much earlier than previously thought. Read More
Alex Quade on a tank in Afghanistan
November 8, 2017
Combat reporter Alex Quade (1992) embeds with U.S. Special Operations Forces to share their stories. Read More
Jim Morrow
November 8, 2017
Recent awards and honors for College of Arts & Sciences faculty and staff. Read More
Ike Alhadeff with the 600th Squadron in 1944.
November 8, 2017
Isaac Alhadeff, survivor of two WWII POW camps, became a generous donor to the UW Sephardic Studies Program. Read More
The Bullet Catchers team with active duty military during a visit to Joint Base McGuire-Dix–Lakehurst in New Jersey.
November 8, 2017
Julia Sears (2012) and Maggie Moore (2012) collaborated with female veterans to create a play about women in combat. Read More
Bob Stacey, Dean of Arts and Sciences
November 8, 2017
For Veterans Day, Dean Stacey offers thoughts on Gold Star families and free speech. Read More
Diane Kendall
November 7, 2017
Professor Diane Kendall has helped stroke survivors regain communication skills through a Veterans Administration study. Read More
Robert Rauschenberg's Doubleluck, 1995 - mixed media painting
September 15, 2017
Visitors to Meany Hall for the Performing Arts will soon encounter a new piece of art when they attend an upcoming performance. Walking through the lobby, patrons will be greeted by a 20 foot wide, 8 foot tall original artwork by one of the most influential American artists of the 20 th century, Robert Rauschenberg. Thanks to the generosity of long-time UW supporters, Marsha and Jay Glazer, UW students and the community will now have access to this significant artist and art work. Read More
Students and faculty in the CHID study abroad in Mexico.
September 5, 2017
During a summer study abroad, students explored LGBTQ issues in the U.S. and Mexico. Read More
Students report to Kevin Mihata (in black) about their progress with a user research project.
September 5, 2017
Students in the C21 Story Institute get a jumpstart on becoming career professionals. Read More
APEX Summer Camp counselor and kids
September 5, 2017
"Life changing" is one parent's description of APEX Summer Camp for children with autism spectrum disorder and ADHD. Read More
Teachers drumming during the world music pedagogy workshop.
September 5, 2017
Teachers get hands-on with African drums, marimbas, and more during a world music pedagogy workshop. Read More
career quiz graphic
September 5, 2017
Want career inspiration? Take our quiz to see what alumni with similar interests are doing. Read More
Student speaking at the closing plenary session of the MAAIS negotiation simulation.
September 5, 2017
For students participating in a simulated negotiation about the Cyprus conflict, the simulation felt very real. Read More