• Large Hadron Collider Legos

    UW physics students build their own version of the Atlas particle detector - using Legos. View story.
  • Burke Ancient Shores

    The Burke served as matchmaker and mentor for a project linking communities across the Pacific. View Story.
  • Gordon Orians

    Gordon Orians explains how some fears are remnants from our Pleistocene past. View Story.
  • Sarah Nash Gates

    Sarah Nash Gates reflects on two decades heading the School of Drama. View Story.
  • Joel Migdal

    Joel Migdal explores the United States' role in the Middle East. View Story.

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News and Media Coverage

Competing gun initiatives already drawing big donations
Money is already pouring into campaigns for two gun-related state ballot measures in advance of the November election. Matt Barreto, associate professor of political science, is quoted. Learn more at Seattle Times.
Study: Virginity pledges for men can lead to sexual confusion
Sarah Diefendorf, a sociology graduate student, studied a group of 15 young evangelical Christian men. She learned that support groups were key in helping the men during their pre-marital years. But once married, they faced trouble. Learn more at UW Today.

From the Current Issue of Perspectives Newsletter

Brandi Cossairt

A Solar Solution, on the Dot
Professor Brandi Cossairt's efforts to develop affordable solar energy using quantum dots earned her a UW Innovation Award. Read Story

Shifting Sands book cover

The Middle East Crisis and the U.S.
Professor Joel Migdal sheds light on the Middle East conflict and the U.S. role there in his book Shifting Sands. Read Story

dancer on Palawan Island

A Pacific Connection, Museum Style
The Burke Museum served as matchmaker and mentor for a project linking museums in Washington state and the Philippines. Read Story

Sarah Nash Gates

The Role of a Lifetime
Sarah Nash Gates reflects on two decades as executive director of the School of Drama and welcomes successor Todd London. Read Story


EVENTS

FEATURED EVENTS

Seattle Classical Guitar Society International Master Class Series: Roland Dyens

Seattle Classical Guitar Society International Master Class Series: Roland Dyens
Music Hall 213
Sunday, September 28

UW Ethnomusicology: Musical Voices from Myanmar

UW Ethnomusicology: Musical Voices from Myanmar
Brechemin Auditorium
Friday, October 3

Littlefield Organ Series: Halloween Organ Concert

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