|What a Difference a Year Makes
In her Dean's Letter, Ana Mari Cauce reflects on the dramatic changes that have taken place in the College since her arrival in the Dean's Office one year ago, and offers her thoughts on surviving the economic downturn.
In video clips (with text option available), faculty share what they would tell President Obama if they had his "ear" for a few minutes. From Middle East diplomacy to Congressional bipartisanship to the graying of America, faculty offer fresh perspectives on the issues of the day.
|Coffee: The World in Your Cup
Learn about the cuppa joe you crave every day! The Burke Museum's current exhibit explores the history, geography, politics, economics, and health benefits of coffee, with weekly coffee tastings hosted by local companies.
|A Supreme Job
When Noah Purcell ('02) first met Supreme Court Justice David Souter, he couldn’t believe he was discussing the law with a Justice. Now, as a clerk for Justice Souter, it's all in a day's work.
Where Economics, Philosophy, and Literature Meet
Mapping Seattle’s Gay and Lesbian History
UW's Palatial Home in León. To visit the UW’s newest campus, you’ll have to book a plane ticket. And brushing up on your Spanish couldn’t hurt.
Open Doors to Explore University District Activism. Through May, an exhibit designed by UW students will be on display on the University Tower's north plaza.
Global Justice Conference. What would a just world look like? And what is our role in creating such a world? These challenging questions are at the heart of a two-day conference, “Global Justice in the 21st Century.”
Finnish Gets a Degree. A bachelor of arts in Finnish has been approved, providing a new option for students without additional cost to the University.
American Indian Studies Gains Department Status. First introduced as a center in 1970, American Indian Studies is now an Arts and Sciences department.
AWARDS & HONORS
Award to Study Malaria Parasites. A unique strain of malaria parasites mutate rapidly, fueling drug resistance. Sound like a horror flick? Pradipsinh K. Rathod has been awarded a major grant to study these all-too-real parasites.
Gates Cambridge Scholar is a Triple Threat. With majors in neurobiology, English, and philosophy—and a minor in music—undergraduate Sam Sudar is a modern-day Renaissance man.
Other Awards, Honors, and Professorships. Check out A&S faculty's recent honors!