• 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

Political scientist Christopher Parker joins debate on polarization
Christopher Parker participates in a debate with a panel including Pulitzer Prize-winner George Will. They discuss the "toxic" American political atmosphere. Learn more at American Forum.
It's a long way to the top (if you wanna be a Uighur pop star)
Heartthrob Ablajan embodies the tension between pop and politics in China's Xinjiang region. Darren Byler, graduate student in anthropology, is quoted. Learn more at Time .

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