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November 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.
With space as the final frontier, UW faculty are exploring what's needed to shape peaceful prospects in the space race.
A roundup of recent awards in the College of Arts & Sciences. 
Some family separations are due to estrangement, not COVID. That's not necessarily a bad thing, says Communication Professor Kristina Scharp.
Presenting a School of Drama production live online required creativity — and dependable wifi — for the students, faculty, and staff involved. 

October 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.
Think voting is simple? A new course co-taught by statistics and philosophy faculty explores the many complexities of the voting process. 
Concerned about the lack of health coverage for undocumented individuals, UW senior Marium Raza is taking action.
A psychology course on human sexuality is the largest UW class — ever. Revising the content has been a journey.
A political science professor's study of mail-in voting offers some good news. 

September 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.
The chair of UW’s Printmaking Program designed a popular new class during the pandemic, stamping out doubt about how effective remote learning can be.
With a crucial US election looming, Arts & Sciences faculty are sharing their expertise and insights through online lectures on a range of election-related topics.
With support from a Flip Wilson Scholarship, Communication major Darius Presley (BA, 2020) helped with an innovative collaboration exploring race and privilege.
As Robert Stacey begins his final year as dean of Arts & Sciences, he discusses the College's strengths and challenges.
Strategists on opposites sides of the political aisle co-teach a course on political campaigns.Good thing they're close friends. 
Statistics and Sociology Professor Adrian Raftery is lead author on a guide to understanding COVID-19 data, for those making public health decisions.

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.

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