August 2022 Newsletter

 

 

 

Featured Stories This Month

Jon Wakefield portrait

COVID Findings — With Some Controversy

Statistics professor Jon Wakefield led a team estimating excess deaths due to COVID. The findings caused a stir.

Illustration of students studying in various places

A Milestone for Integrated Social Sciences

Integrated Social Sciences, ranked #2 among online bachelor's degree programs in the social sciences, graduated its 500th student this year. 

Ada Limon at Library of Congress

POET LAUREATE: ADA LIMÓN

Ada Limón (BA, Drama, 1998) has received the nation’s highest poetry honor. In July, she was named U.S. Poet Laureate.

  • Illustration of many people walking along a road

    Why We Walk

    We were bipedal before we were human. But science still has much to explore about how we evolved — body and brain — to be walkers.

    UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON MAGAZINE
  • Covers of books written by UW faculty

    New Books by Social Sciences Faculty

    A roundup of recent and upcoming books from UW faculty in political science, history, international studies, and American ethnic studies.

    UW NEWS

Opportunities to Explore

  • detail of artwork by Donna Huanca

    Exhibition: Donna Huanca: MAGMA SLIT

    Through February 5, 2023
    Henry Art Gallery

    For her commissioned exhibition at the Henry, Bolivian-American artist Donna Huanca has created an architecturally immersive environment that aims to evoke a slippage of space and time, inviting participants to both find and lose themselves.

  • Robyn Orlin performing

    Choreographer Robyn Orlin

    September 30 & October 1, 8:00 pm
    Meany Center for the Performing Arts

    South African choreographer Robyn Orlin created a critique of shifting power relationships for the 20th anniversary of the end of Apartheid. The work is a journey through the seven deadly sins that Orlin considers a “requiem for humanity.”

Looking for more events? Visit ArtsUW and the UW Alumni Association website

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Nancy Joseph
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