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Perspectives Newsletter March 2019

Portrait of Chante Hamann, standing in one of the School of Drama's storage rooms for costumes.
A School of Drama graduate student has found historical treasures among costumes tucked away in storage boxes for decades. Read More
Illustration of part of Washington state filled with words from poetry
Students in the Department of English have created an interactive map of site-specific poetry in Washington state. Read More
Tami Hohn at white board, teaching Southern Lushootseed
The Southern Lushootseed language, once spoken where the UW now sits, is finding new speakers through a UW course. Read More
Lee Fiorio and Connor Gilroy in front of three rows of computers
The public may balk at the sharing of social media data, but social scientists use the information to understand our world. Read More
A hawk moth flying toward a flower.
Flying insects navigate by collecting minimal data, but just the right data — a possible inspiration for new technologies. Read More
Bob Stacey, Dean of Arts and Sciences
Dean Stacey discusses the role of data science at the UW and plans for more introductory data science courses in the College. Read More