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

April 11, 2016

ISS is delighted to announce that Professor Katharyne Mitchell has just won a prestigious Guggenheim award . The support from the foundation will allow her to research the nature of sanctuary and the role of faith-based movements in migration policy and human rights discourse in contemporary...Read more

March 08, 2016

It is with very great pleasure that I announce the launch of our ISS program website designed for YOU, our enrolled and involved students. As you know, we already have an outwards-facing recruitment website aimed to tell potential students about what we offer. But we also feel it is very...Read more

January 07, 2016

We are excited to announce that a new course has been added to the ISS core course series beginning winter 2016. The course, ISS 302: Survey of Social Science Methods, offers an inclusive survey of methods used across the social sciences. The course is designed to be taken following ISS 301 and...Read more