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June 11, 2020
Andrew Nestingen, professor of Scandinavian studies at the UW, writes about the assassination of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme. Featured on The Conversation 
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June 8, 2020
Department of Scandinavian Studies Solidarity and Policy Statement -- Spring Quarter 2020June 3, 2020 PDF Download Dear Department of Scandinavian Studies Students: The faculty and graduate students of the Department of Scandinavian Studies stand in solidarity with the Black Student Union, the African Student Association, Students United for... Read more
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June 5, 2020
During this time of uncertainty and isolation, find solace in digital opportunities to connect, share, and engage. Featured on UW News 
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June 4, 2020
The scholarship program is the largest U.S. international exchange opportunity for students to pursue graduate study, advanced research and teaching worldwide. Featured on UW News 
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May 21, 2020
We are very proud to have teaching professor Lauren Poyer a part of "Humanities First", UW's new program to grow the Humanities for Freshman students! Meet her and the other lecturers and learn more about the program here: Read more
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April 15, 2020
This week at the UW, one can virtually tune in to events surrounding Earth Day, art history, and Scandanavian studies. Featured on UW News 
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April 1, 2020
Scandanavian studies lecturers Colin Gioia Connors and Kristian Næsby host a new podcast, "Crossing North," about Baltic and Nordic society and culture. Featured on UW News 
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March 16, 2020
Guntis Šmidchens, professor of Scandinavian studies, has received a decoration from Lithuania for the "active promotion of Lithuanian language, history, and culture." Featured on UW News 
Sean Eckard and Starship robot
February 24, 2020
On February 20-22, 2020, Sean Eckard from Starship Technologies gave presentations about the new self-driving delivery robots developed by a team of engineers in Estonia. Co-founded in 2014 by the inventors of Skype, Starship's rapid international success offered a fascinating case study for Autonomous Robotics students in the School of Engineering, and twenty MBA students from the Foster School of Business preparing for next month's tour to Helsinki, Finland and Tallinn, Estonia. Eckard's... Read more
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February 6, 2020
This week at UW, see art ranging in topics from Valentine's Day to jazz, both on and off-campus. Featured on UW News