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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
Juliet McMains and Sean Wilson hit the dance floor at a May 2007 salsa social in Florida.
July 17, 2007
Juliet McMains, assistant professor of dance, studies the rise in salsa’s popularity and its transformation over time. Read More
Nelson Mandela
July 1, 2007
More than 600 students participated in the 2007 Undergraduate Research Symposium, one of several opportunities to present undergraduate research to the community. Read More
Guy teaching girl about bones
July 1, 2007
Students learn about hidden treasures at the Burke Museum and then design activities to share their knowledge with Burke visitors. Read More
July 1, 2007
In the Jackson School's American Foreign Policy course, students gain insight into the process of policy making. Read More
Maya Dietz was working in Baghdad when John Kerry led a congressional delegation to Iraq.
July 1, 2007
Baghdad, Nicaragua, Thailand, and Russia are just a few of the recent assignments for alumni in the Foreign Service. Read More
Kayaking
July 1, 2007
UW students and sixth graders at TOPS, a K-8 school, conduct water quality experiments in the classroom and then in kayaks on Lake Washington. Read More
Alula Asfaw
July 1, 2007
UW junior Alula Asfaw dreamed up The Dream Project, through which undergrads help first-generation, low-income high school students navigation the college application process.. Read More
Andrea Peterson leads students in a song during after-school choir practice.
March 1, 2007
"[The students] make me laugh every day. And they will try anything," says Monte Cristo Elementary School teacher Andrea Peterson ('96), recently named Washington Teacher of the Year. Read More
Tim Egan
March 1, 2007
Tim Egan ('81) has received the National Book Award for nonfiction for a book about the Great American dust bowl. Read More
Ken Clatterbaugh (left) and Tom Lockwood.
March 1, 2007
Since their arrival, they have faced Vietnam War demonstrations, major budget cuts, and the introduction of email and the web. Four faculty discuss the changes they've seen since arriving at the UW in the 1960s. Related story: Willis Konick's Six Decades on Campus. Read More
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

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