• Nikki Yeboah, Kemi Adeyemi, and Jasmine Mahmoud together in a kitchen.

    The Power of Cohorts & Collective Histories

    Kemi Adeyemi, Jasmine Mahmoud, and Nikki Yeboah first met as PhD students in Chicago. Now they pursue scholarship in support of Black arts as UW faculty.

    July 2022 Perspectives
  • Stevi Costa in a robe as Sailor St. Claire

    Staging Literature, with a Tease

    As co-founder of Noveltease Theatre, Stevi Costa (PhD, English) offers fresh takes on beloved books through burlesque. 

    July 2022 Perspectives
  • Area around Drumheller Fountain on the UW campus

    Arts & Sciences' Fab Four for 2022

    Four Dean's Medalists were selected by the College of Arts & Sciences for their varied and impressive work as UW undergraduates. 

    July 2022 Perspectives
  • Celebrating Excellence in Arts & Sciences

    This spring, the UW and the College of Arts & Sciences celebrated faculty, staff, and students for their many accomplishments. 

    July 2022 Perspectives
  • Ava Kloss-Schmidt working in the UW Biology Greenhouse.

    A Passion Takes Root

    During her time at the UW, Ava Kloss-Schmidt (BS, Biology, 2022) has surrounded herself with plants — in a lab, in a greenhouse, and on mountaintops.

    June 2022 Perspectives
  • Will Sanchez sitting on a bench on the UW campus.

    Networking for Change

    Will Sanchez (BA, Comparative History of Ideas, 2022) has developed connections to build on — with leaders in nonprofit, tech, and political circles.

    June 2022 Perspectives
  • Darby Sherwood stands by a window in UW's Hutchinson Hall.

    A Fresh Voice in Theater

    Despite the pandemic, Darby Sherwood (BA, Drama; Political Science minor, 2022) graduated with a robust resume that includes directing, acting, and playwriting experience.

    June 2022 Perspectives
  • Stephanie Masterman in front of the Burke Museum, holding a cedar oar that she carved.

    A Tlingit Leader in the Making

    Her exploration at the UW has led Stephanie Masterman (BA, American Indian Studies; Arctic Studies minor; 2022) to leadership roles in her tribal community.

    June 2022 Perspectives
  • Laada Bilaniuk head shot

    In Ukraine, Language is Political

    Ukraine's national language is Ukrainian, but many citizens grew up speaking Russian. Does that matter? Professor Laada Bilaniuk studies language and Ukrainian identity.

    May 2022 Perspectives
  • Ancient painting of people with different skin colors.

    In Classics, a Different Take on Race

    A new Classics course looks at conceptions of race in antiquity and how ancient racial categories “put the arbitrariness of race as we know it into relief.”

    May 2022 Perspectives