• Arts & Sciences' Fab Four for 2022

    Four Dean's Medalists were selected by the College of Arts & Sciences for their varied and impressive work as UW undergraduates. 

    July 2022 Perspectives
  • The Power of Cohorts & Collective Histories

    Kemi Adeyemi, Jasmine Mahmoud, and Nikki Yeboah first met as PhD students in Chicago. Now they pursue scholarship in support of Black arts as UW faculty.

    July 2022 Perspectives
  • Celebrating Pride Month

    Celebrate Pride Month and the history, progress and power of the LGBTQIA+ community through a collection of works by College of Arts & Sciences faculty, students and alumni.

  • Connecting with Obama

    Arts & Sciences alum Simon Tran says meeting with Barack Obama to discuss careers in public service was "easily the most surreal experience I've ever had."

  • A Fresh Voice in Theater

    Despite the pandemic, Darby Sherwood (BA, Drama; Political Science minor, 2022) graduated with a robust resume that includes directing, acting, and playwriting experience.

    June 2022 Perspectives
  • Unmasking the Activism of Community Theater

    UW Drama professor Valerie Curtis-Newton (MFA, 1996), who will present the University Faculty Lecture on May 3, has been stirring up "good trouble" and courageously unmasking uncomfortable truths for decades. 

    April 2022 Perspectives
  • Mini Mart City Park, a converted gas station in Georgetown, opens as cultural center after 15 years

    Jasmine Mahmoud, assistant professor of theatre history and performance studies, curated the inaugural art exhibition at the new Mini Mart City Park.

  • Creative Progress

    An Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant helps UW students harness the power of creativity.

  • ArtSci Roundup: Grit City Think and Drink, Unpacking Form and Function: Ceramics, and More

    This week, attend gallery exhibitions and the latest Grit City Think and Drink, watch recorded events, and more.

    UW News
  • Malika Oyetimein Appointed Merrimack Rep’s Artist-in-Residence

    Malika Oyetimein, graduate of the School of Drama's M.F.A program, has been appointed as Merrimack Rep’s Artist-in-Residence.

    American Theatre
  • Here are the 2021 Emmy nominees with Seattle-area ties

    Jean Smart, who graduated from the UW in 1974 after studying drama, has received two Emmy nominations.

    The Seattle Times
  • Dianne Harris named dean of UW College of Arts & Sciences

    University of Washington Provost Mark A. Richards today announced Dianne Harris will become dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, beginning Sept. 1.

    UW News
  • When Will Regular People Be Able to Visit the Moon?

    As a tourist destination, the moon doesn’t have a lot to offer: no beaches, no museums, no oxygen. On the other hand, it does have the virtue of being the moon. When will common folk, not just the super-rich, get to make the trip? Scott Magelssen, professor of theatre history at the UW, is quoted.

  • Jean Smart Never Went Away

    Jean Smart, who graduated from the University of Washington's "phenomenal theatre program" in 1974, is interviewed about her remarkable career.

    The New Yorker
  • Awards of Excellence

    For more than 50 years, the UW Awards of Excellence have celebrated outstanding faculty, staff, students and alumni whose achievements exemplify the University’s mission. This year, 20 people were honored with the new Together We Will award, which celebrates outstanding staff contributions made during the challenges of 2020.

    University of Washington