Together We Will - Coronavirus Response

Together We Will

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In the College of Arts & Sciences, we are committed to addressing the challenges of the moment through innovative research, teaching, and community engagement. Every day our faculty and students join together in this work for the good of our communities—whether they’re across the street or around the globe.

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Together We Will - Foster Community Engagement and Enrichment

October 30, 2020
See all that's going on during UW Global Month, take part in conversations surrounding the aftermath of the 2020 election, and more. UW News
October 29, 2020
Even as residents of Earth grapple with a global pandemic, our work in space continues. At the UW, the Space Policy and Research Center — SPARC for short — brings together researchers, policymakers and industry professionals each year to discuss the challenges of human presence and endeavors in space. UW News
October 27, 2020
Mona Lee Locke, UW President Ana Mari Cauce, Seattle Storm co-owner Dawn Trudeau and Seattle fashion designer Luly Yang (BFA, Graphic Design, 1990) comment on hop topics, including masks as a fashion accessory, favorite Halloween costumes, traveling for the holidays and more. King 5
October 26, 2020
During this time of uncertainty and isolation, find solace in digital opportunities to connect, share, and engage. Each week, we will share upcoming events that bring the UW, and the greater community, together online. UW News
October 26, 2020
Louie Tan Vital (MPA, 2019 | BA, Political Science and Comparative History of Ideas, 2016) discusses her own experience with generational differences in Asian American voting trends. NBC News

Together We Will - Innovate and Adapt Teaching and Learning

October 12, 2020
This five-year, $1.8 million training program at the UW will fund 25 academic-year graduate fellowships, develop a new training curriculum and contribute to methodological advances in health research at the intersection of demography and data science. UW News
September 1, 2020
A UW Professor has worked to make fine art accessible in his Summer 2020 class "Printmaking Without a Press." UW Magazine
August 25, 2020
Xiaosong Li, chemistry professor brings computational science to the virtual classroom during COVID-19. Clean Energy Institute
August 5, 2020
The South Asia Center recently concluded a workshop that brought together 26 language learners from across the country for two weeks of online learning sessions. Jackson School of International Studies
June 17, 2020
The UW honors several faculty members with Distinguished Teaching Awards, including Ian Schnee, Senior Lecturer of Philosophy and Xiasong Li, Professor of Chemistry. University of Washington Magazine

Together We Will - Expand Knowledge Through Research and Information

October 30, 2020
With Election Day less than a week away, the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter on Tuesday appeared virtually before a Senate panel where lawmakers grilled them over their influence in the election and a once-obscure law that has drawn criticism from Republicans and Democrats. Margaret O'Mara, professor of history at the UW, is quoted. The Spokesman-Review
October 30, 2020
Everyone seems divided on issues like race, identity, economics, law and order, and public health, and it feels like we’re fractured beyond repair. But take heed, worried nation, we’ve been here before. Sort of. Margaret O’Mara, professor of history at the UW, is quoted. The Seattle Times
October 30, 2020
A new UW study finds that denser neighborhoods reach peak infection rate earlier while nearby neighborhoods won’t reach their peak infection until weeks or even years later. Zack Almquist, assistant professor of sociology at the UW, is quoted. King 5
October 29, 2020
A research team led by UC Irvine and the University of Washington has created a new model of coronavirus diffusion through a community.
October 28, 2020
Much like what’s happening today, the 2004 Washington gubernatorial race was littered with allegations of fraud, protests, court cases and questions raised about mail-in ballots. Election day was on Nov. 2, 2004. The race wouldn’t truly be over until June 7, after a Chelan County Superior Court judge ruled in Christine Gregoire’s favor for the position. Mark Smith, professor of political science at the UW, is quoted. King 5

Together We Will - Support our Community and One Another

October 29, 2020
It’s not even Election Day, but Washington voters want their voices heard. On Thursday, the Washington Secretary of State’s office announced that 60.8% of ballots have been received. James Long, associate professor of political science at the UW, is quoted. Q13 Fox
October 27, 2020
The University of Washington’s Center for Human Rights plans to file public records requests with local governments and law enforcement agencies to monitor immigration enforcement and activity in the state. Yakima Herald
October 27, 2020
How the country has arrived at its current circumstances and what can be done to move forward as a nation were the main themes of an Oct 21 lecture Francis gave called “Protests for the Soul of a Nation.” The Daily
October 26, 2020
Named one of Puget Sound Business Journal's "40 under 40," as the chief strategy officer and chief of staff for Seattle Foundation, Michele Frix (BA, International Studies, 2007) lead the Seattle Foundations efforts after Covid-19 made its way to the region. Puget Sound Business Journal
October 26, 2020
Named one of Puget Sound Business Journal's "40 under 40," as the chief strategy officer and chief of staff for Seattle Foundation, Michele Frix (BA, International Studies, 2007) lead the Seattle Foundations efforts after Covid-19 made its way to the region. Puget Sound Business Journal