• 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.


News and Media Coverage

Arts Roundup: Exhibitions, music-- and ArtBreak
Music and exhibitions lead this week in the arts as David Alexander Rahbee conducts the UW Symphony and the School of Music presents the annual Halloween Organ Concert featuring spooky classics. Learn more at UW Today.
A 2-to-1 statewide lead for Initiative 594 in KCTS-9 Washington Poll
Initiative 594, the ballot measure to close the "gun show loophole," enjoys a 2-to-1 lead and surprising strength on both sides of the Cascades, according to KCTS-9 Washington Poll. Barreto and colleague Christopher Parker were principal investigators in the survey. Learn more at Seattle PI.

From the Current Issue of Perspectives Newsletter

Mad Campus artwork

Celebrating Art—and the UW Campus
Discover artworks in unexpected spaces on the UW's Seattle campus through Mad Campus, a temporary exhibition. Read Story

Students in Leon

Launching in León
Sixty entering freshmen launched their UW careers in León, Spain through a new study abroad program offered by the College. Read Story

SIAH participant Tahoma Wrubleski, right

A Summer Dive into Research
Students in the Summer Institute for the Arts and Humanities spent nine weeks pursuing independent research. Read Story

Student in Tahiti

Experiencing the Real Tahiti
Undergraduates in an immersive summer program explored the implications of French Polynesia being a French colony. Read Story



Autumn Colloquium Series - Paul Gomberg,

Autumn Colloquium Series - Paul Gomberg, "Alienating Race and Opposing Racial Injustice"
Savery Hall
October 31, 2014

Littlefield Organ Series: Halloween Organ Concert

Littlefield Organ Series: Halloween Organ Concert
Walker-Ames Room (Kane 225)
Friday, October 31

Economics Lecture: Mark Watson, Princeton University

Economics Lecture: Mark Watson, Princeton University
Savery Hall, Room 410
October 31, 2014

The Art of the Indo-Persian Album

The Art of the Indo-Persian Album
Seattle Asian Art Museum, Volunteer Park
November 2, 2014