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UW music students lead a Valley View Elementary School class in a song and dance.
March 1, 2007
Through two School of Music courses, a group of UW students traveled to Washington's Yakima Valley to teach--and learn from--K-12 students. Read More
Don Logan
March 1, 2007
Alumnus Don Logan, who spent years teaching Seattle public schools after earning two history degrees at the UW, has endowed a chair in the Department of History. Read More
The plaque covering a time capsule installed in the Communications Building indicates that it should be opened in 2007.
March 1, 2007
After 51 years, a Communications Building time capsule will be opened during Washington Weekend, and a new capsule prepared by students will be installed. Read More
Elise Hunt, Lathrop Walker, and Marc Kenison (from left) in "The Museum Play," which opened WET's third season.
October 17, 2006
Immediately after graduating from the UW School of Drama, 11 alumni founded Washington Ensemble Theatre, or WET. As they begin their third season, WET's members remain true to their original vision for the theatre. Read More
Rebecca Cummins puts the finishing touches on her Aperture Skylight Sundial.
October 2, 2006
Photography professor Rebecca Cummins’ artwork at the Montlake branch of the Seattle Public Library is an aperture sundial that beams colorful circles of light into the building. Read More
Christopher Hamm
October 1, 2006
Chris Hamm, professor of Asian Language and Literature, recently completed a book about martial arts fiction from China. Read More
Julia Parker
October 1, 2006
Just before graduating last spring, Julia Parker created a community service award for future philosophy students, raising the funds for the award herself. Read More
Rick Roth, second from right, with members of the 2006 Exploration Seminar in India.
October 1, 2006
Eighteen UW advisers joined students for Explorations Seminars in far-flung locations like China, Costa Rica, and New Zealand, to experience the seminars firsthand. Read More
INT director David Kaplan (left) with predecessor Wick Haxton.
October 1, 2006
For 16 years, the Institute for Nuclear Theory has been bringing together scientists from around the world to explore questions in nuclear physics and related fields. Read More
Children in Nima, in the Ghanaian city of Accra
October 1, 2006
UW Professor Jonathan Mayer is "just short of obsessed" with improving health in Nima, a desperately poor neighborhood in Accra, the largest city in Ghana, Africa. Read More
Peter Brun
July 5, 2006
Loyce Mbewa.
July 5, 2006
Geography major Loyce Mbewa founded the Rabour Village Project to support ongoing sustainable community health projects in her Kenyan village. Read More
Eliana Hechter.
July 5, 2006
Eliana Hechter, who enrolled at the UW at age 14, is now graduating--with a Rhodes Scholarship. Read More
UW students Laura Felice and Kim-Khanh Van chat with children at the San Jerónimo plantation.
July 5, 2006
Students in an Exploration Seminar in Guatemala last September were so moved by the experience that they have been raising funds for Guatemalan children since their return. Read More
"The liberal arts--that's where innovation comes from," says Jayson Jarmon, CEO of Lux, an Internet company.
July 5, 2006
Alumni in fields ranging from biotechnology to finance believe their UW English degree has been a valuable asset throughout their career. Related stories: A poetry group created by an English alum and friends is still going strong after 15 years; a donor has funded "Ask Betty," an interactive website on English grammar and usage, in his mother's honor. Read More
J.C. Allen-Tackett dances at the UW Winter Pow Wow.
July 5, 2006
American Indian Studies offers a course on the history and significance of pow wow, which includes working on one of the University's two annual pow wow events. Read More
"Floating Calligraphy" from 3D: Dance in the Digital Domain.
July 5, 2006
Graduate students in the Dance Program and DXARTS collaborated on works presented in a recent concert. Read More
Coaches Christi Siver (third from left) and Mary Lynn Veden (third from right) with members of the 2005-06 Speech and Debate Society.
July 5, 2006
The UW's Speech and Debate Society, fueled by the passion of its members and coaches, is surviving on a shoestring budget. Read More