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

December 15, 2020
If you've done a double-take over what appears to be a work of art on the side of a King County Metro bus recently, you didn't imagine it. Last week, the Henry Art Gallery in the University District launched their latest show, Set in Motion . This "city-wide" public art exhibition puts local and national artists' work on the side of various Seattle buses across the city. The Stranger
December 14, 2020
Here's a quick look at some giftworthy books and music created by UW faculty and staff in 2020, and a reminder of some recent favorites. UW News
December 14, 2020
See public a public art exhibition on the side of city buses, watch a talk about "Public Opnion and Polls in the 2020 Presidental Election, revisit Marc Seales Group's performance at Town Hall, and more! UW News
December 7, 2020
This week at the UW, attend the online This is Beethoven festival, join Ann Poulson, the Henry Art Gallery’s Associate Curator of Collections, for a Re/frame event, and more. UW News
November 30, 2020
This week at the UW, attend the Katz Lecture, a lecture on the nuclear arms race, and more. UW News

Together We Will - Innovate and Adapt Teaching and Learning

December 1, 2020
Lecturer of American Indian Studies Tami Hohn and her students Victor Andy and Shelby Cross discuss their experiences teaching and learning Southern Lushootseed. University of Washington
December 1, 2020
Watch lectures online from the new interdisciplinary class "2020: The Course." Undergraduate Academic Affairs
November 30, 2020
ENGL 285, a unique creative writing class that features the expertise of professional writers, is highly recommended by its students. The Daily
October 30, 2020
“2020: The Course” gives students an opportunity to hear from UW professors and special guests who will discuss the COVID-19 pandemic, race in the United States, the state of the environment, the economic recession, civic participation, citizenship and this election season and outcomes. UW News
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

Together We Will - Expand Knowledge Through Research and Information

January 8, 2021
“The choice of Garland is a good indication — both for better and for worse — of what can be expected of a Biden administration: competent governance that is more moderate than the progressive wing of the Democratic Party would prefer,” writes Scott Lemieux, assistant teaching professor of political science at the UW. NBC News
January 8, 2021
Activist and educator Jesse Hagopian and several other Black Washingtonians who witnessed the day’s events through computer or TV screens described frustration, hurt and anger at the contrast in police response to a mob overtaking the Capitol compared to their own and other Black Americans’ experiences with police. Alexes Harris, professor of sociology at the UW, is quoted. The Seattle Times
January 8, 2021
James Long, associate professor of political science at the UW, talks about the 25th Amendment, what the process for impeachment of President Trump might look like and what he would have told students if he was teaching this week. King 5
January 7, 2021
James Long, associate professor of political science at the UW, says that President Trump has been riling up his supporters ever since he entered the political arena, so it's reasonable to be anxious about the two weeks until President-elect Biden's inauguration. KING 5
January 7, 2021
A politically charged mob, egged on by the sitting president, overran the U.S. Capitol and brought democracy to a halt. Members of our state's congressional delegation shares their experiences. Margaret O'Mara, professor of history at the UW, is interviewed. KUOW

Together We Will - Support our Community and One Another

January 14, 2021
John Wilkerson, Chair of the Department Political Science, responds to the current political landscape that we face and shares insights on the student response. Department of Political Science
December 21, 2020
Twenty moments from a year like no other — captured through the lenses of UW photographers. University of Washington
December 19, 2020
Dozens of Seattle theater leaders have been meeting for months, aiming to overhaul everything — boards, audiences, casting and more — to create an anti-racist future. It's groundbreaking work that might set a standard that can be exported to other arts disciplines and sectors. Director Valerie Curtis-Newton, head of directing and playwriting at the University of Washington’s School of Drama, is quoted. The Seattle Times
December 15, 2020
Jonathan Kanter, director of the Center for the Science of Social Connection , offered UW News some suggestions for a healthy and, yes, happy, holiday season. UW News
December 15, 2020
Jonathan Kanter, research associate professor of psychology and director of the Center for the Science of Social Connection, explains how to have a joyous holiday season amidst COVID-19. UW News