What We Do

December 7, 2016

Migrant Workers and Labor Brokerage in the Persian Gulf States

This week, we sit down with Andrew Gardner, professor of anthropology, to discuss the labor brokerage system that brings millions of migrant workers from rural villages…

November 30, 2016

Life without a Meal Plan

Without a meal plan, I have the freedom to eat anything that I wanted, whenever I wanted. I don’t have to limit myself to the options served at the Sub. If I wanted…

November 29, 2016

The Economist just called out economists

Economists are infamous for using the ceteris paribus assumption when formulating predictions on economic movement. While this holding all other things constant…

November 28, 2016

Food for Fines

This fall, Collins Memorial Library and the Emergency Food Network of Tacoma are co-sponsoring Food for Fines. Pay off your library fines with food instead of cash…

November 27, 2016

The Best Cyber Monday Deal Out There

November 24, 2016


November 22, 2016

Giving Thanks

In what remain trying times for many people in our nation, it is important that we take a moment to step back and remember all the things we still have.

November 18, 2016

Home for the Holidays

Winter is coming (it really is…) and that means some well-deserved time away from school to relax with friends and family, reconnect with people who are important…

November 13, 2016

Small, good things

November 4, 2016


October 27, 2016

Anthropology takes center stage at this year's Southeast Asia Symposium

The symposium is the centerpiece of our Southeast Asia Program, and provides a forum for undergraduates who have participated in our LIASE fieldschool courses to…

October 13, 2016

The Vamp and Tramp Show

On Wednesday, October 12 there was an event that garnered the rare O designation for “other” category in the Arts and Weekly Lectures email sent out to students…

July 14, 2016

Looking for Home - Reflections on Education Abroad

May 17, 2016

Graduation 2016