Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to visit UW in March

Portrait of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

On March 10, 2014, United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will visit Seattle to talk about My Beloved World, her memoir chronicling her journey from a housing project in the Bronx to her service as a federal judge in New York and ultimately as a Supreme Court Justice.

Welcome from the Dean Autumn 2013

Vice Provost and Dean Ed Taylor

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Fall quarter is always an invigorating time for me. We begin by welcoming our newest students to the academic life of the University of Washington at Freshman Convocation, an event that represents the moment when students fully transition into the UW. These students join those who are settled and have found… Read More

Undergraduate discovery on display at annual Research Symposium

Undergraduate Research Symposium 2012

More than 1,000 talented University of Washington undergraduates will showcase their contributions to innovative and groundbreaking research at the Sixteenth Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, one of the largest such symposia in the country. The symposium will take place May 17, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., in Mary Gates Hall. Some presentations will also… Read More

MLK and sacred songs that feed the soul

Vice Provost and Dean Ed Taylor

I crave the sound of a call and response—the verbal and non-verbal interaction between a speaker and listener—that is endemic to democratic participation in public matters; the kind of call that allows us to acknowledge misfortune, ruination, or loss, followed by a response proclaiming that freedom and justice are close at hand. It’s a reminder… Read More