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Over the last two weeks Mountain Rescue Association volunteers from across Washington have worked tirelessly to bring our UW Anthropology colleague, Sam Dubal, home to his family. With tremendous gratitude for those who have risked their own safety to find a beloved son, brother, cousin, friend, and colleague, we have made donations to Pierce County Search and Rescue, Seattle Mountain Rescue, and King County Search and Rescue. While Sam hasn’t come home to us, we remain thankful for everything... Read more
This five-year, $1.8 million training program at the UW will fund 25 academic-year graduate fellowships, develop a new training curriculum and contribute to methodological advances in health research at the intersection of demography and data science. Featured on UW News 
Find solace in digital opportunities to connect, share, and engage. Each week, we share upcoming events that bring the UW, and the greater community, together online. Featured on UW News 
Age of Kampuchea Video Exhibit at UW
The Southeast Asia Center will spearhead a new initiative to explore the effects of authoritarianism in Southeast Asia and on Southeast Asian American communities in the United States. Featured on UW News 
While other nations invest in developing poor areas, Beijing doesn’t hesitate to operate on a more ambitious scale by moving communities, like the Yi ethnic minority, and building new towns in its effort to modernize China. Stevan Harrell, professor emeritus of anthropology at the UW, is quoted. Featured on AP News 
Sven Haakanson Jr., a curator at the Burke Museum and faculty member in Anthropology and American Indian Studies, is interviewed in the films "A Kayak To Carry Us: Lived Knowledge" and "Stories in Stone" about his efforts to preserve the past on Kodiak Island, a place where he grew up. Featured on KTOO Public Media 
Sara Gonzalez, professor of anthropology, discusses how well-managed, immersive field schools can build powerful and lasting bonds. Featured on Science Magazine 
A variety of books by College of Arts and Sciences faculty are featured in this list of recent UW books. Anthropologist Charles Keyes looks back in Buddhism-focused memoir ‘Impermanence.’ Watch a UW Press video interview with Keyes.... Read more
Students create videos, capping a UW class taught by anthropology lecturer Graham Pruss on music as a form of protest. Featured on UW News 
Steve Goodreau, professor of anthropology, discusses how this Pride month is different from any other for the LGBTQ+ community. Featured on Inverse