• 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.

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News and Media Coverage

Arts Roundup: Exhibitions, music-- and ArtBreak
Music and exhibitions lead this week in the arts as David Alexander Rahbee conducts the UW Symphony and the School of Music presents the annual Halloween Organ Concert featuring spooky classics. Learn more at UW Today.
A 2-to-1 statewide lead for Initiative 594 in KCTS-9 Washington Poll
Initiative 594, the ballot measure to close the "gun show loophole," enjoys a 2-to-1 lead and surprising strength on both sides of the Cascades, according to KCTS-9 Washington Poll. Barreto and colleague Christopher Parker were principal investigators in the survey. Learn more at Seattle PI.

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

The Art of the Indo-Persian Album

The Art of the Indo-Persian Album
Seattle Asian Art Museum, Volunteer Park
November 2, 2014

"Impact of Tax and Expenditure Limits (TELs) on Local Government Debt Burdens"
Parrington Hall Forum
November 3, 2014

Children's Well-being in Contemporary China: Poverty and Inequality in the Children's Well-Being Survey 2014

Children's Well-being in Contemporary China: Poverty and Inequality in the Children's Well-Being Survey 2014
Parrington Hall, Room 305
November 3, 2014

 Exhibit Opening - 3D4M BFA Show by Hirt

Exhibit Opening - 3D4M BFA Show by Hirt
Ceramic and Metal Arts Building (CMA)
November 4, 2014