• 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

A new reality for rehabilitation
Recovering from a stroke is an arduous process, but thanks to four UW students and their project, virtual reality video games could transform the way patients experience therapy. Learn more at UW Today.
US attracting fewer educated, highly skilled migrants
The U.S. economy has long been powered in part by the nation's ability to attract the world's most educated and skilled people to its shores. But a new study of the worldwide migration of professionals to the U.S. shows a sharp drop-off in its proportional share of those workers 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