A World of Stories


Leaders, thinkers, innovators and entrepreneurs agree: Story is at the heart of every human endeavor. From business to arts, science to culture, technology to politics, the story is widely acknowledged as an essential tool for making meaning of our human experience.

In a unique learning experience that includes storytelling, original writing and shared readings, students have the opportunity to explore, create and express stories that help define who we are as individuals and as communities. Become the author of your personal journey as you embark on your unique university experience.

Course Curriculum and Features

In this course we’ll investigate the history, meaning, use and power of myth, legend and folklore. Through lectures, group projects and team-based workshops, you’ll discover how to become the author of your own story.

Designed For

Those interested in discovering their own journey in the context of their transition to college and the larger world.


Andrew Tsao
Associate Professor, School of Drama

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Dates & Times

Aug 22–Sep 15, 2017

UW Seattle
9:30 a.m.–12 p.m.