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LISTEN: Norwegian concept of frifluftsliv offers insight to coping with pandemic November 21, 2020
‘We belong out there’: How the Nordic concept of friluftsliv — outdoor life — could help the Pacific Northwest get through this COVID winter October 23, 2020
University man walking with bag, bag emblazoned with Swedish flag Live & Learn: Grad School in Sweden Webinar October 14, 2020
Amanda Doxtater headshot Translating a Crisis August 17, 2020
ArtSci Roundup: Re/frame Series, Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair, #BurkeFromHome Trivia Night, and More August 10, 2020
Science and story behind the Kraken, mythical sea monster, namesake for Seattle’s new hockey team August 2, 2020
UW expert: Kraken are undefeatable; few who see the beast live to tell the tale July 30, 2020
Who killed Sweden’s prime minister? 1986 assassination of Olof Palme is finally solved – maybe June 11, 2020
Department of Scandinavian Studies Solidarity and Policy Statement June 8, 2020
ArtSci Roundup: School of Art + Art History + Design graduation exhibitions, [Here/Now] interview series, and more June 5, 2020
22 UW students receive Fulbright awards June 4, 2020
Assistant Teaching Professor Lauren Poyer to join new "Humanities First" initiative May 21, 2020
ArtSci Roundup: Earth Day with the Department of History, Colloquia Series lecture returns online, Ask Your Farmer, and more April 15, 2020
UW-created podcasts: ‘Crossing North’ by Scandinavian Studies — also College of Education, Information School’s Joe Janes, a discussion of soil health April 1, 2020
Faculty/staff honors: Lithuanian state decoration; National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute award; Google research awards March 16, 2020
Sean Eckard and Starship robot Sean Eckard of Estonia's Starship Technologies gives presentations to UW Business and Engineering students February 24, 2020
ArtsUW Roundup: a Valentine’s Day concert with Mark and Maggie O’Connor, Money can’t buy you HYGGE Presented by Kristian Næsby, and more February 6, 2020
Karen Blixen Prof. Stecher interviewed for Danish POLITIKEN feature article February 5, 2020
Professor Christine Ingebritsen consulted for US News & World Report article on Europe and climate change. January 21, 2020
Andy, Ella, and Willa Nestingen 2019 Letter From the Chair December 13, 2019
Scandinavian 30 Logo Scandinavian Studies Department renews collaboration with National Nordic Museum for Scandinavian 30 lecture series December 13, 2019
Amanda Doxtater and students in the studio Crossing North podcast continues with Season 2 December 13, 2019
Baltic Studies 25th Anniversary Baltic Studies Program celebrates 25th Anniversary December 11, 2019
Eglė Vaisėtaitė Learn about our new Lithuanian instructor, Eglė Vaisėtaitė! December 10, 2019
Andy Meyer making lefse Get to know our new Norwegian instructor, Andy Meyer! December 9, 2019