Saving Lives, By Design
School of Art graduate students are using design to combat human trafficking.Their ingenious idea for providing a hotline number to women in need—without putting them at greater risk—will soon be tested in a pilot project.
A Unique "Eye" on the Election
UW Election Eye 2012, a blog created in partnership with The Seattle Times, has captured this election year through the eyes and ears of students and faculty in the Department of Communication.
Conservation Goes to the Dogs
They may resemble your neighbor's pet, but Conservation Canines' dogs are powerful research tools. They are specially trained to sniff out animal scat, from which scientists gather information crucial to wildlife policy.
Witness to Change: Firsthand Accounts in Egypt, Libya, and Japan
The world was shaken by historic events in 2011, including rebellions in Libya, a president's fall from power in Egypt, and a tragic earthquake and tsunami in Japan. A&S faculty and students who were present at these dramatic events offer first-person accounts of their experiences.
27 Dresses? More Like 58
A donation of 58 elegant wedding dresses was among the recent gifts to the School of Drama's costume shop, an extensive collection that includes everything from togas to evening gowns to coconut bras.
Down on the Farm, a Vibrant Community
No need to leave campus for the farm experience. The student-run UW Farm, tucked into a third of an acre on campus, is a working farm with ties to courses in everything from biology to anthropology to American Ethnic Studies.
From A&S to NGO
A&S students and alumni have founded non-governmental organizations in such far-flung places as Sudan, Colombia, Mozambique, and China. Here, a few share their motivations for taking action.
Studying Fair Labor, with a Husky Twist
Students in the Jackson School's Responsible Apparel Purchasing task force explored labor issues related to the production of apparel that bears a University of Washington logo. Related stories: The President as Evaluator | Task Force Program Goes Silver
Finding Hope in Nima
UW Professor Jonathan
Mayer is "just short of obsessed" with improving health
in Nima, a desperately poor neighborhood in Accra, the largest city
in Ghana, Africa.
to Stay: The Challenge of Retaining Talented Faculty
When A&S faculty
are courted by other universities with greater resources, they must
decide whether to stay or go. Most choose to stay at the UW. In
this article, they share their reasons for staying--or leaving.
the Scenes in Arts and Sciences
Four staff members describe their unusual jobs--from growing algae
to rebuilding pianos--in Arts and Sciences departments.
Space Odyssey for A&S Alumni
Former and current NASA astronauts who hail from the College of
Arts and Sciences share their vivid memories of the their time in
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