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Alumni who participated in Professor Herbert Ellison's 1995 task force, "Russia and the Near Abroad," toasted Ellison during the 25th anniversary event.
July 1, 2008
The Jackson School’s Task Force Program celebrates 25 years. Read More
2008 Dean's Medalists for the College of Arts and Sciences include (from left) Josh Fincher, Ben Cowin, Graham Griffiths, Alice Gosti, and Jeff Eaton.
July 1, 2008
The College has selected five top graduating seniors as Dean's Medalists for 2008. Read More
Ana Marie Cauce
February 5, 2008
"I feel lucky to have the opportunity to give my best efforts to the part of this university that I most love," says Ana Mari Cauce, who becomes dean of the College on March 31. Read More
Mary Kollar offers a poem each month through the poem box outside her home on Seattle’s Capitol Hill.
February 1, 2008
In Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood, A&S alumna Mary Kollar ('65, '81) shares poetry with passersby through a poetry box outside her house. Read More
Ryan Hendricks, lead electrician for Meany Hall, sits at the light console for the new lighting system.
February 1, 2008
A new lighting system provides much-needed flexibility for the many productions presented at Meany Hall. Read More
In a newly renovated freshman chemistry lab, students work on experiments at islands that accommodate six students, with easy access to the teaching assistant.
February 1, 2008
The UW's aging freshman chemistry laboratories have been described as "something out of Dickens." With renovations, they are now ready for the 21st century. Read More
Picture of someone in costume
February 1, 2008
Through the School of Drama's Adopt an Actor program, donors are paired with an actor entering his or her final year of the Professional Actor Training Program. Read More
"A president may be genuinely religious or not," says David Domke, above, "but talking about it, and deciding when and where to say it, is a choice."
October 1, 2007
In a new book, Communications professor David Domke looks at important shifts in the use of religion in political messaging, beginning in the 1980s. Read More
Through the group Comics on Duty, Drake Witham has made two trips to Iraq to perform for U.S. troops.
October 1, 2007
Drake Witham ('96) has taken his stand-up act to Seattle's Bumbershoot Festival, Comedy Central's Live at Gotham, and U.S. military bases in Iraq. Read More
Gary Carpenter used terrazzo for the surface of his picnic table and benches at the Willapa National Wildlife Refuge.
October 1, 2007
The Willapa National Wildlife Refuge includes artworks created by UW students enrolled in a UW public art course. Read More
Michael Carter (center) poses with staff of Awoko, the newspaper at which he interned in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
October 1, 2007
Journalism students spent the summer interning at English-language newspapers abroad--in Sierra Leone, Indonesia, and China--through an unusual scholarship in the UW Department of Communication. Read More
The team works at an archaeological site in the Kuril Islands.
October 1, 2007
A team of UW faculty and students, along with Russian and Japanese colleagues, are piecing together a history of the isolated Kuril Islands by studying its archaeological, geological, and biological record. Read More
Robin Stacey
October 1, 2007
History professor Robin Stacey’s love of J. R. R. Tolkien’s work led to a popular course and now a five-part lecture series. Read More
Maurice Woods looks on as a student tries his hand at a design challenge on the first day of the Inneract Project
October 1, 2007
Alumnus Maurice Woods created the Inneract Project, a summer program that introduces inner city youth to graphic design as a career option. The program is offered through the School of Art. Read More
October 1, 2007
The Joff Hanauer Endowment for Excellence in Western Civilization will create a community of scholars studying Western Civilization. Read More
October 1, 2007
The UW Department of Linguistics is offering American Sign Language, with a full-time lecturer teaching two sections of ASL each quarter. Read More
James Clauss, center, visits the Acropolis with Husky basketball team members Quincy Pondexter (left) and Joel Smith.
October 1, 2007
The Husky men’s basketball team took a special five-credit course designed specifically for them and tied to an 11-day basketball tournament trip to Greece. Read More

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