• Taboo Courses

    A new linguistics course on taboo language provides insights into how language works. View Story.
  • Musical Theater

    The new Musical Theater program presents Sweet Charity, opening November 14. Learn more.
  • Arctic Adventure

    In the Arctic, students experienced firsthand the Inuktitut language's connection to the land. View Story.
  • Math and Art

    A mathematician and artist co-teach an interdisciplinary course about creativity. View Story.
  • Active Learning Biology

    A new telescope, the LSST, will provide unparalleled data about our universe. View Story.

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News and Media Coverage

Bridging Brains
Thanks to UW professors of computer science and engineering and psychology, the team's latest study, "great minds think alike" is no longer just a phrase, but a fact. Learn more at UW Today.
Intergalactic Show and Tell
The University of Washington Astronomy Department is taking starry nights to the schools, inflating its portable planetarium in classrooms across the Seattle area. Learn more at UW Today.

From the Current Issue of Perspectives Newsletter

Laura McGarrity

What the *#@$&*? Linguistics Course Tackles Taboo Language
Got your attention? Turns out swear words provide unique insights into how language works. Read Story

Dance class

A Sweet Milestone for Musical Theater
Sweet Charity is the inaugural production of the UW's new Musical Theater program. Read Story

SIAH participant Tahoma Wrubleski, right

A Creative Marriage of Art and Math
A mathematician and artist, married for decades, explore the creative process in a course for freshmen. Read Story

Student in Tahiti

Big Universe, Big Data: LSST Project Moves Forward
A new telescope will provide unparalleled data about our universe. Read Story


EVENTS

FEATURED EVENTS

Here & Now: Native Artists Inspired – Members’ Preview

Here & Now: Native Artists Inspired – Members’ Preview
Burke Museum
November 21, 2014

Histories & Futures of Reading: On book traces in the stacks

Histories & Futures of Reading: On book traces in the stacks
HUB 340
November 21, 2014

Economics Lecture: Brian Rogers (WUS TL)

Economics Lecture: Brian Rogers (WUS TL)
Savery Hall, Room 410
November 21, 2014

Autumn Colloquium Series - Adam Hosein

Autumn Colloquium Series - Adam Hosein
Savery Hall
November 21, 2014