UW News

May 13, 2010

Class Notes: Archaeology in Film

Class title: ARCHY 101: Archaeology in Film, taught by Ben Marwick, an assistant professor of anthropology.

May 6, 2010

A natural numbers man wins a contest for sacred poetry

Words and numbers are often seen as incompatible interests, but not in Stuart Anderson’s world.

April 29, 2010

Distinguished Teaching Awards Showcase, May 7

The Distinguished Teaching Awards Showcase gives everyone the chance to experience first-hand the UW’s best educators.

April 22, 2010

Student service and leadership to be celebrated April 28

As senior year approached for Angelica-Mae Corral, she was very anxious and overwhelmed when it came to figuring out her next step after graduation.

April 15, 2010

Opening classroom doors: Teaching and learning highlighted at annual symposium

Professor Diane Gillespie believes that writing and telling stories are a great way for educators to assess their teaching practices.

April 8, 2010

Large attendance anticipated at the Spring Career Fair

April 14 is the UW’s largest career fair, and planners expect a big turnout from students and alumni (UW employees are welcome as well) largely because of the current state of the economy and job market.

March 11, 2010

Model U.N. is off to NYC for Nationals

UW’s Model United Nations team is only a couple of weeks away from its most anticipated event of the year—the National Model United Nations Conference.

March 4, 2010

Writer’s Block Literary Festival: Experience an epiphany

Writer’s block can strike anyone.

February 25, 2010

Dance Majors Concert: Students put their hearts and souls into the five-month process of creating a program

For five months, students have been organizing every aspect of the upcoming Dance Majors Concert.

February 18, 2010

Farming: It’s right here on campus

While millions of college students spend hours playing the Facebook phenomenon FarmVille, planting and harvesting cyber crops, a group of UW students are doing the real thing on the <A href="http://students.

February 11, 2010

Center for Experiential Learning helps undergraduates through the competitive scholarship process

Editor’s Note: This is the last part of University Week’s four-part series describing the work of the Center for Experiential Learning.

February 4, 2010

UW undergraduate research: Everything from bioengineering to dance

Editor’s Note: This is part three of University Week’s four-part series describing the work of the Center for Experiential Learning.

January 28, 2010

Learning from the community: Center for Experiential Learning brings three community-service programs together

Editor’s Note: This is part two of University Week’s four-part series describing the work of the Center for Experiential Learning.

January 7, 2010

The UW Residential FIG Program: Living and learning in Lander Hall

When most people’s alarm clock rings in the morning, it’s time to pick out an outfit and get dressed in order to start the day.

December 10, 2009

Honors students honor ‘100 Greatest Americans’

Who would be on your list of the 100 greatest Americans? A group of nine honors students spent fall quarter thinking about and debating that question, and on Dec.

December 3, 2009

It’s a grand night for singing at CarolFest Dec. 8

The holidays are a time when people want to come together and celebrate.

November 19, 2009

Class Notes: Testing academic theories in the real world

Class title: Law, Societies and Justice 401: Field Experience, taught by Michael McCann, a professor of political science and the Law, Societies and Justice Director.

November 12, 2009

Housing and Food Services wants students to say ‘Count Me In’

Residence halls ideally become a home away from home for students.

November 5, 2009

Making Music: UW seminar works to build community through the arts

Often art is considered elitist or unattainable, but UW students are working to help debunk this belief and show that art can be used as a tool to build community.

October 29, 2009

Big Apple bound: Two UW runners take on New York City Marathon Nov. 1

A is for apple, but it’s also for the UW’s Annabelle Allen and Angela Abel, who will take on the Big Apple this weekend to run the famous New York City Marathon.

October 22, 2009

Chinese Film Week highlights work by award-winning director

Chinese Film Week, October 26-31, offers discussions and screenings of award-winning writer and director Peng Xiaolian’s films, as well as an appearance by Peng herself.

October 15, 2009

At last – a soda-cup lid that’s compostable

UW Housing and Food Services is one step closer to reaching its goal of zero-waste with the introduction of the first compostable soda cup lid.

October 8, 2009

A growing history: Preserving a century of Washington state agriculture literature

After a four-year process, the UW Libraries has completed a project to identify and preserve the most important Washington state agriculture, forestry and fishery literature published between 1820 and 1945.