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Jacob Ball kneels between two school co-workers for a portrait
December 3, 2019
A biology professor encouraged Jacob Ball to push beyond "comfortable" teaching. Now Ball is doing that halfway around the world. Read More
Professor Meredith Clausen in her office
December 3, 2019
An unusual bequest to the University will enable scholars to immerse themselves in research in Paris. Read More
Andrew Nestingen Scandinavian Studies Lion of Finland
November 22, 2019
Andrew Nestingen received Knight First Class of the Order of the Lion of Finland. Read More
Holly Barker and students examine a textile from Tonga at the Burke Museum.
November 5, 2019
Curators at the Burke Museum are also academic faculty, which translates to unparalleled opportunities for UW students. Read More
Leonardo DiVinci sculpture
November 4, 2019
Check out some of the exciting upcoming College of Arts & Sciences events. Read More
A dog running
November 4, 2019
A sampling of recent stories in local and national media featuring College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni. Read More
Kate Fernandez standing near artwork at the Burke Museum
November 4, 2019
Kate Fernandez wants you to see all research happening at the Burke Museum. She’s made it easy to know where to look. Read More
Racquel West framed by shelves of storage at the Burke Museum.
November 4, 2019
UW senior Racquel West has always loved museums. Now she spends nearly every day in one. Read More
Matt and Maria Proser in the 1990s
October 25, 2019
When they met as UW graduate students in 1958, neither Matthew Proser nor Maria Augenblick knew that it would be the beginning of a 60-year love story — and inspire a graduate fellowship in the Department of English. Read More
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October 18, 2019
Check out these unique Arts & Sciences courses for Winter Quarter 2020. Read More
Burke Museum exterior
October 1, 2019
Check out some of the exciting events coming this month. Read More
Dean Robert Stacey portrait
October 1, 2019
Dean Robert Stacey welcomes students to the new academic year and shares opportunities to explore in the College. Read More
Portrait of Lyda Harris
October 1, 2019
Biology doctoral student Lyda Harris studies the environmental dangers of microplastics and advocates for reducing our use of plastics. Read More
Professor James Wellman outside UW's Kane Hall
October 1, 2019
Comparative religion professor James Wellman explores the critical role of religion in politics. Read More
Wikimedia photo of cellphone
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