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Dianne Harris named dean of UW College of Arts & Sciences

University of Washington Provost Mark A. Richards today announced Dianne Harris will become dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, beginning Sept. 1.

UW News

UW student fights back against hate by creating video game

Chanhee Choi, a doctoral student in digital arts and experimental media at the UW, started work on her video game "Pandemic" after being verbally…

King 5 News

UW alum George Tsutakawa’s art on display at Seattle Art Museum

The paintings and sculpture of George Tsutakawa, UW alum, will be at the Seattle Art Museum.

The Daily

Powerful moments mark reopening arts events

The Henry Art Gallery's "Gary Simmons: The Engine Room" is featured on this list of powerful events to mark COVID reopening week in Washington.


When Will Regular People Be Able to Visit the Moon?

As a tourist destination, the moon doesn’t have a lot to offer: no beaches, no museums, no oxygen. On the other hand, it does have the virtue of…


ArtSci Roundup: Serious Tings, Sonolocations: A Sound Works Series, and MoreThis week, watch a UW alum on NBC’s Making It, attend a discussion hosted by the Henry Art Gallery, and more.

This week, watch a UW alum on NBC’s Making It, attend a discussion hosted by the Henry Art Gallery, and more.

UW News

What community advocate Michelle Merriweather wants to do this summer

Michelle Merriweather hopes to visit “Gary Simmons: The Engine Room” at the Henry Art Gallery this summer.

The Seattle Times

ArtSEA: Seattle’s newest memorial commemorates the AIDS crisis with art

“The Things Around You,” which will stream through the UW's Meany Center from June 25 - July 2, is featured in this article.


ArtSci Roundup: Indigenous Walking Tour, Sonolocations: A Sound Works Series, and More

This week, attend several museum exhibitions, the Indigenous walking tour, and more.

UW News

Jean Smart Never Went Away

Jean Smart, who graduated from the University of Washington's "phenomenal theatre program" in 1974, is interviewed about her remarkable career.

The New Yorker

ArtSci Roundup: Elaine Cameron-Weir: STAR CLUB REDEMPTION BOOTH, Cruisin’ Around Washington, and More

In addition to celebrating our graduates this week, attend several museum exhibitions, watch recorded events through ArtsUW On Demand, and more.

UW News

Awards of Excellence

For more than 50 years, the UW Awards of Excellence have celebrated outstanding faculty, staff, students and alumni whose achievements exemplify the…

University of Washington