• 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.

Welcome

News and Media Coverage

Arts Roundup: Drama, dance- and 'The Picture of Dorian Gray'
Have you ever considered the implications of privacy around art and cultural institutions? Then don't miss the three-day symposium "Surveillance and Privacy: Art, Law and Social Practice" hosted by the Henry Art Gallery and DXARTS. Learn more at UW Today.
Bridging Brains
Thanks to UW professors of computer science and engineering and psychology, the team's latest study, "great minds think alike" is no longer just a phrase, but a fact. Learn more at UW Today.

From the Current Issue of Perspectives Newsletter

Laura McGarrity

What the *#@$&*? Linguistics Course Tackles Taboo Language
Got your attention? Turns out swear words provide unique insights into how language works. Read Story

Dance class

A Sweet Milestone for Musical Theater
Sweet Charity is the inaugural production of the UW's new Musical Theater program. Read Story

SIAH participant Tahoma Wrubleski, right

A Creative Marriage of Art and Math
A mathematician and artist, married for decades, explore the creative process in a course for freshmen. Read Story

Student in Tahiti

Big Universe, Big Data: LSST Project Moves Forward
A new telescope will provide unparalleled data about our universe. Read Story


EVENTS

FEATURED EVENTS

Exhibit Opening - Factory Showroom: Idleness

Exhibit Opening - Factory Showroom: Idleness
Art Building, Jacob Lawrence Gallery
November 24, 2014

Anne Helen Petersen, “The Gossip Industry: From Clara Bow to Jennifer Lawrence”

Anne Helen Petersen, “The Gossip Industry: From Clara Bow to Jennifer Lawrence”
Communications Building, Room 120
November 24, 2014

Bees! Colony Collapse Discussion and Mead Tasting

Bees! Colony Collapse Discussion and Mead Tasting
Burke Museum
November 24, 2014

"SOUTH KOREA-THE WORLD’S MOST WIRED NATION: A Real-Life Case Study on Digital Rights and the Internet."
Gates Hall, Room 447
November 25, 2014