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Perspectives Archive

August 2020

A sampling of recent stories in local and national media featuring College of Arts & Sciences faculty.
Check out opportunities to explore the College of Arts & Sciences from your home.
When a noted expert on Ladino — the endangered language of the Sephardic Jewish community — taught a UW course from Israel, it attracted students from around the world.
Many Northwesterners think they have no accent. UW linguist Alicia Wassink would disagree.
Looking for a window into other worlds? Ten faculty in the humanities suggest favorite books from around the globe, translated into English.
A love of languages and a long career with the CIA inspired Helen Louise Noyes (BA, 1969) to support UW students studying challenging languages. 
As a UW undergrad, Amanda Doxtater fell in love with the Swedish book Kris (Crisis). As a UW professor, she completed its first translation into English. 

July 2020

Check out opportunities to explore the College of Arts & Sciences from your home.
A sampling of recent stories in local and national media featuring College of Arts & Sciences faculty.
From Distinguished Teaching Awards to President's Medals, it's awards season at the UW.
Podcast fans may find new favorites among this list of suggestions from Arts & Sciences faculty. 
How has COVID-19 impacted workers? Faculty in Labor Studies offer their thoughts.
The College honors four exceptional graduates representing eight Arts & Sciences majors.

June 2020

Dean Stacey reflects on the College’s role in addressing systemic racism through the curriculum, research, and other work — and how there's more to be done.
Websites, essays, and suggested films related to racism and racial justice. 
Books by Arts & Sciences and other UW faculty on race, anti-racism, and social justice.
Graduating seniors reflect on their time at the UW, plus resources for new graduates.
Nicole Stankovic plans to go to medical school. Her UW major? Piano.
French and oceanography major Anna Sulc has traveled the world for her humanities and science research. 
U.S. Navy veteran DiShawnn Newell found community as a transfer student majoring in psychology and neuroscience.  
Law, societies & justice major Samantha Fredman focused on societal inequities through courses and work at a local shelter.
As a triple major in astronomy, physics, and dance, Zakkir Rahman has decided his future is in the arts.

May 2020

Check out opportunities to explore the College of Arts & Sciences from your home through online events, pre-recorded lectures, and more.
A sampling of recent stories in local and national media featuring College of Arts & Sciences faculty, staff, and alumni.
Ready to curl up with a good book? Five faculty in the Department of English offer recommendations.

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