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Alice McGrath
October 1, 2003
Richard Karpen at the future site of the Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media.
October 1, 2003
Desert
October 1, 2003
October 1, 2003
UW undergrad Connie Bobroff, majoring in Near Eastern Languages and Civilization, has created a website for advanced students of Persian that analyzes a single story by Persian author Mohammed-Ali Jamalzade, with extensive comments and footnotes. Read More
Michael Gelb, third from left, with (from left) Andrew Hamilton, Wesley Van Voorhis, and David Floyd, honored for their efforts to develop new treatments for malaria.
October 1, 2003
A research team that includes Michael Gelb, professor of chemistry, received the Project of the Year Award from the Medicines for Malaria Venture for research on parasites that cause malaria and sleeping sickness. Read More
Students in Roy Carpenter's Discovery Seminar about the Puget Sound spent a day on an oceanography research vessel.
October 1, 2003
Created specifically for freshmen, Discovery Seminars help students understand the process of discovery that is at the heart of a UW education. Read More
A&S staff--and parents--Judy Davis, Cheryl Mathisen, and Don Atkinson (from left).
July 3, 2003
Six faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences, all parents of University of Washington students, discuss their dual roles as professors and parents. A&S staff/parents share their experiences in a related story. Read More
James Turrell's Skyspace at the Henry Art Gallery.
July 1, 2003
A new Skyspace created by artist James Turrell explores the effect of light on space and perception. Located in the Henry Art Gallery's sculpture court, it is one of only four public Skyspaces in the United States. Read More
Dean's Medalists Erin Earl (left) and Juliane Gust.
July 1, 2003
The College's four Dean's Medalists--the top student in each of the Arts and Sciences' four divisions--have madt of theire the mos UW education, exploring research opportunities and other offerings. The President's Medalist is an A&S student as well. Read More
Frith Maier hiking
March 24, 2003
After Frith Maier retraced adventurer George Kennan's 1870 route through the Caucasus Mountains, the journey became the basis of her UW master's thesis and a new book. Read More
Lorna Rhodes
March 24, 2003
Anthropology professor Lorna Rhodes explores the challenges faced by prisoners and prison staff in a maximum security prison. Read More
Michael Anderson
March 1, 2003
Astronaut Michael Anderson, who perished in the space shuttle Columbia, earned his B.S. from the UW College of Arts and Sciences in physics and astronomy. Read More
Frith Maier (front) and companions approach Kadorsky Pass en route to Eastern Georgia.
March 1, 2003
After Frith Maier retraced adventurer George Kennan's 1870 route through the Caucasus Mountains, the journey became the basis of her UW master's thesis and a new book. Read More
Tom Daniel, Barbara Wakimoto, Joe Ammirati, and John Wingfield (from left) worked closely to create the new Department of Biology.
March 1, 2003
There have been big changes in the College of Arts and Sciences in the past few years as long-standing departments have joined together to create new, more effective units. Read More
Students at Whitworth Elementary School in Seattle enjoy a visit from the Marian Anderson String Quartet during the quartet's residency throught the UW World Series.
March 1, 2003
When internationally acclaimed artists perform through the UW World Series, many also visit local schools or University classes through residencies. Read More
Manuscript
October 2, 2002
An ancient manuscript, recently acquired by the UW Libraries, offers new insights into the history of Buddhism. Read More

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