November 09, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Meg Spratt, Communications and ISS Core Faculty member, on her recent promotion to Senior Lecturer! We are so fortunate to have Dr. Spratt on our team! With 30 years’ experience as a journalist and journalism educator, Dr. Sprattʼs research interests include news coverage...Read more

October 07, 2020

ISS is delighted to welcome new faculty to our program. We are delighted to welcome two new Assistant Professors of Teaching who will begin instructing autumn quarter. The teaching responsibilities include ISS core courses that are required to complete the ISS major: ISS 301, a social science...Read more

October 05, 2020

I am delighted to welcome all members of the ISS community – students, faculty, and staff – to the start of a new academic year. Although the unsettling events of the past six months have stirred a variety of strong emotions, I find that the foremost of those for me today is … gratitude. I am...Read more

May 27, 2020

Aimee Kelly, Assistant Director of Academic Services and Academic Adviser in ISS, is one of six UW Undergraduate and Graduate Advisers who were selected as 2019-20 Advisers of the Year! Selections were made by the UW's APAC Board (Association of Professional Advisers and Counselors) to recognize...Read more

May 08, 2020

With the rapid and necessary switch our entire university community has made to online learning, lots of students are having to adapt to a whole new way of doing things. Here to help them (and their fellow ISS majors!) are four fabulous ISS students (Jessica Love, Gracie Pakosz, Steven Posel,...Read more

March 17, 2020

ISS plans to continue our regular operations in Spring Quarter. The corona virus/Covid-19 pandemic has us all anxious about what we should be doing, what's coming, and how we are going to cope. Although we are very grateful that, as a 100% online program, ISS is exceptionally well prepared to...Read more

February 11, 2020

Professor Deborah Porter, Integrated Social Sciences Co-Director and member of the Jackson School of International Studies, reflects on the impact of online teaching on her own learning. Unexpectedly, she gained insights that informed her teaching in brick-and mortar-classes. Learn more in this...Read more

February 03, 2020

The Winter Quarter Integrator Newsletter is here! Focusing on wellness and specifically with our students in mind, our writers centered on themes of time and stress. Our favorite piece highlights words of wisdom from current ISS students and alumni who responded to a recent survey. You'll also...Read more

November 13, 2019

Our Autumn 2019 Newsletter focuses on study abroad opportunities available to our Integrated Social Sciences students. Including responses to common questions from Global Opportunities and Outreach Adviser Kiana Parker, the newsletter is a great starting place for those curious about...Read more

September 20, 2019

University of Washington Communication (and ISS) professor Matt McGarrity, founder of the UW Speaking Center, will be the featured speaker at the university’s 36 th annual Convocation. Convocation is the annual welcome ceremony for incoming students, and attendance is expected to be more than 6...Read more