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Allyssa Lamb.
March 1, 2004
UW senior Allyssa Lamb has been fascinated with the ancient world since age eight. Now she's heading to Oxford to study Egyptology as a 2004 Rhodes Scholar. Read More
During a UW Ghana Program field trip, Claire Suni helps Cape Coast fishermen pull in their nets.
March 1, 2004
A new program in Ghana combines courses, frequent field trips, and independent research to introduce students to the complexities of Ghanaian society. Read More
Jeannine Clarke and Steven D. Thomas rehearse a scene from Euripides’ Helen.
March 1, 2004
In a course offered by the Department of Classics and School of Drama, students study Euripides' Helen--and then perform it. Read More
Uta Poiger (left) and Sarah Stein
March 1, 2004
New courses in the Department of History explore the tragedy of the Holocaust. Read More
Trisha Brown performing Homemade in 1966, with a working projector strapped to her back.
March 1, 2004
Choreographer Trisha Brown is the focus of a series of coordinated events on campus this spring, including an exhibition, lectures, performances, and master classes. Read More
Charles Campbell.
March 1, 2004
Scientists at the Center for Nanotechnology are asking big questions using technology that allows them to study at the smallest scale. Read More
Sherman Alexie
October 27, 2003
Award-winning author Sherman Alexie joins the Department of American Ethnic Studies as a senior artist-in-residence. Read More
Layne Goldsmith (standing) shows a student how to use software to create designs for weaving on a computerized dobby loom.Layne Goldsmith (standing) shows a student how to use software to create designs for weaving on a computerized dobby loom.
October 2, 2003
With recent advances in technology, artists are able to create works that once lived only in their imagination. Read More
Alice McGrath
October 1, 2003
Richard Karpen at the future site of the Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media.
October 1, 2003
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