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

August 08, 2016

For ISS faculty and staff, it was extraordinary seeing our first set of ISS graduates walk across the stage and receive recognition for fulfilling their graduation requirements at UW. On June 12 th , 2016, we held our first graduation ceremony, honoring graduates from Autumn 2015 all...Read more

May 12, 2016

In our complex, fast-paced world mediated with time-fragmenting technologies, how do we think about thinking? Dr. Polly Myers has written a blog entry about the importance of “Thinking Slow” -- cultivating the art of filtering the information onslaught we experience 24/7. Check out her piece on...Read more