October 06, 2017

Congratulations to ISS's own Frances McCue! Her newest book of poetry, “Timber Curtain,” was released this year. The book is a companion to the film “Where the House Was,” a documentary still in production about the history and demolition of Hugo House, an important literary arts organization...Read more

October 04, 2017

Welcome to a new school year! The start of the school year is always an exciting time, and with each new year, we welcome new students to our program! This academic year, we also welcome new faces to our leadership team.

We now have two fantastic, dedicated, brilliant Co-Directors who...Read more

August 07, 2017

Integrated Social Sciences is pleased to share a revised version of our mission statement. During Spring Quarter, the ISS Diversity Committee revised our mission statement to highlight our commitment to equity, inclusion, and a respect for difference. Our next step is to evaluate and document...Read more

May 08, 2017

ISS Lecturer and Historian Dr. Polly Myers’ recent interview with KUOW aired this morning. Hear her thoughts on labor shortages in the manufacturing sector as experienced older employees get ready to retire. Dr. Myers brings a unique interdisciplinary perspective to her research and...Read more

April 24, 2017

The ISS Advisers recently presented at two conferences, the UW/Community College Advising Conference and the Region 8 National Academic Advising Association Conference. Both presentations introduced The Learning Plan, a unique advising tool developed by Mel...Read more

February 16, 2017

ISS is pleased to announce two awards to recognize our students and graduates' scholarly achievements: The ISS Quarterly Director’s List and the ISS Graduation with Distinction awards. Many of our students take classes on a part-time...Read more

February 13, 2017

ISS affiliated professor Ralina Joseph was featured in UWToday for the recent publication of a special issue journal on race, respectability and the media, which she co-edited. The journal is Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society and features an article she wrote on...Read more

December 01, 2016

ISS is excited to introduce our new core faculty member, Meg Spratt, and new academic adviser, Bridget Norquist. Both Meg and Bridget are longtime members of the Arts & Sciences community at the University of Washington. Meg comes to us from the Department of Communication where she has...Read more

November 11, 2016

Registration for Winter quarter 2017 opened November 4 th ! As an ISS student you can go ahead and register regardless of your class standing. Use your learning plan as a reference, and feel free to check in with an adviser if you have questions. For schedule information and access to our...Read more

October 01, 2016

Are you a parent thinking about completing your Bachelor degree? Or, have you already made the jump? A recent ParentMap article discusses important considerations and useful strategies to keep in mind as you start your journey. One of our own ISS graduates, Becky Sander, was interviewed in the...Read more

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