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We look forward to safely returning to in-person instruction and activities this autumn quarter. Current and prospective students please visit our COVID-19 Updates pages.
Data Epics by Jack Sinclair
Interaction Design Assistant Professor Audrey Desjardins has been busy with two research projects since 2019. She recently received a National Science Foundation grant that allows her to begin a third project. Read more
Juliet Sperling
After a series of successful faculty searches, the University of Washington will welcome ten new faculty members into the Division of the Arts during the 2020-21 academic year. Read more
Graduation cap
Six graduate students and four undergraduates were recognized with individual awards during our virtual 2020 Graduation Celebration. Four students also gave short presentations during the ceremony. Read more
2020 Graduate Showcase banner
The School is pleased to announce the website that documents the work of our graduating graduate students. We are proud of their research and accomplishments. Eight MFA, five MA, and six MDes graduates are included. Read more
Emma Teal Laukitis and Claire Neaton
Emma Teal Laukitis (MDes 2018) and her sister discuss their new salmon cookbook and how their love of storytelling and salmon developed. Read more
Reception for Design Show 2019
Each year the School proudly celebrates graduating Art and Design students — both undergraduate and graduate — with a series of exhibitions at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery and the Henry Art Gallery. This year they are all online. Read more
James Pierce
Incoming Interaction Design Assistant Professor James Pierce discusses his discipline, his background, and his style of teaching, and how it is impacted by remote learning. Read more
Jitterbug by Betz Bernhard
This is a listing of alumni news as posted to our social media outlets during the month of April 2020. Most news like this goes onto our Twitter feed; you can receive it in real-time by following us there. Read more
Jamie Walker
Although the return to campus following spring break typically means maneuvering through the crowds of visitors admiring the cherry trees, the anticipation of graduation, and laughter in the Quad, this year… Read more
Kollar American Art Lecture Reception, spring 2016
Gifts from our generous donors — individuals, foundations, and organizations — are critical to the success and morale of the School. We are deeply grateful for their support. Read more


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