Category Archives: Student Projects

Taking Over Space

In the spirit of Space Insurgency, our summer Digital Ethnography class took over a public space. The assignment was to: 1.design a creative and generous situation in a public space in downtown Olympia, WA 2.to observe the human interactions during … Continue reading

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Students at Colorado State U create visual research projects

Spring 2009 –Students at Colorado State University create visual research projects on Flickr about different aspects of the city of Fort Collins, CO, such as the rich presence of ghost signs, the renovation and regulation of downtown alleyways, the local … Continue reading

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St. Martin’s U students create visual essays

Summer 2008–Students at SMU create Visual Essays about Olympia and Lacey, WA using Google MyMaps and Flickr. View Larger Map

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New Search page for Digital Collections!

During the Spring Quarter of 2007, Jessie Shulman, an Informatics major at the UW’s Information School worked with us to research, design, and implement a new, custom interface to search our Digital Collections housed at the University of Washington Libraries. … Continue reading

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Experiments with technology

Spring 2007–This quarter students researched the histories of Seattle’s Central District One project, for example, focused on the history of the the people whose names were used in naming the parks and streets in Seattle’s Central District. Communication senior Jordan … Continue reading

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butting in…

After nearly 13 months of Washington’s smoking ban, this week’s birdcage liner has written a front page expose on the proliferation of butts littering our public spaces. The feature article is worth perusing although it is somewhat light fare for … Continue reading

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UA in UW Office of Research

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