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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
"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
Sunshine Eversull meets with her faculty adviser, Phillip Thurtle.
July 5, 2006
For departments that require a senior thesis, the benefits for all involved are substantial. Read More
Loyce Mbewa.
March 15, 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.
March 15, 2006
Eliana Hechter, who enrolled at the UW at age 14, is now graduating--with a Rhodes Scholarship. Read More
"The liberal arts--that's where innovation comes from," says Jayson Jarmon, CEO of Lux, an Internet company.
March 8, 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.
March 8, 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
UW students Laura Felice and Kim-Khanh Van chat with children at the San Jerónimo plantation.
March 7, 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
Ed Viesturs celebrates at the summit of Manaslu in 1999.
October 5, 2005
Ed Viesturs’ (’81) first climbs were in the Northwest, during his years as a UW undergraduate. Now he has become the first American to successfully summit all 14 of the world's 8,000+ meter peaks without supplemental oxygen. Read More
An artist’s rendering of the Stardust spacecraft
October 5, 2005
A space capsule will return to Earth in January 2006, ending a seven-year journey to capture comet dust. Read More
Katherine Stovel.
October 4, 2005
Sociology professor Katherine Stovel studies teens’ sexual behavior and transmission of sexually transmitted diseases. Read More
Karen Jettmar studies the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge landscape through a spotting scope.
October 1, 2005