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April 2020

A sampling of recent stories in local and national media featuring College of Arts & Sciences faculty, staff, and alumni.
Check out opportunities to explore the College of Arts & Sciences from your home through online events, pre-recorded lectures, and more.
Applied Mathematics will offer its first undergraduate degree options starting this fall, with an emphasis on quantitative methods.
Anthropology professor Steven Goodreau's "Plagues and Peoples" course took on heightened relevance when the coronavirus emerged.
Dean Robert Stacey shares how Arts & Sciences faculty, staff, and students remain dedicated to the College’s mission during these challenging times.
Cinema & Media Studies faculty recommend films & TV shows to watch while you're "sheltering in place"during the coronavirus epidemic.

March 2020

A sampling of recent stories in local and national media featuring College of Arts & Sciences faculty, staff, and alumni.
After spending nearly two years studying octopuses, UW senior Joey Ullmann hopes to study them for decades more. "They're so damn cool," he says.
Geography professor Bo Zhao has created an interactive map with real-time information about the spread of the coronavirus. 
Yasmin Habib (BA, Anthropology) understands firsthand the pressures faced by immigrant youth. She created a nonprofit to help them thrive.

February 2020

Check out some of the exciting upcoming College of Arts & Sciences events.
For interaction design major Sarah Strickler, research is the most compelling aspect of design.
UW volunteers visited his second grade class on the Makah Reservation. Now Auston Jimmicum is a UW student and paying it forward. 
In a new course, Professor Stephen Groening explores the factors that have shaped Americans' experience of race on television.
A sampling of recent stories in local and national media featuring College of Arts & Sciences faculty, staff, and alumni.

January 2020

A sampling of recent stories in local and national media featuring College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni.
Check out some of the exciting upcoming College of Arts & Sciences events.
How can a nation heal from a civil war? UW doctoral student Francis Abugbilla traveled to Côte d’Ivoire for answers.
Dean Robert Stacey celebrates the central role of graduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences.  
Doctoral student Emily Rabe loves puzzles, and finds plenty in her chemistry research on solar energy.

December 2019

Check out some of the exciting upcoming College of Arts & Sciences events.
A sampling of recent stories in local and national media featuring College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni.
A roundup of recent awards in the College of Arts & Sciences. 
A biology professor encouraged Jacob Ball to push beyond "comfortable" teaching. Now Ball is doing that halfway around the world.
An unusual bequest to the University will enable scholars to immerse themselves in research in Paris. 

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