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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
October 2, 2002
An ancient manuscript, recently acquired by the UW Libraries, offers new insights into the history of Buddhism. Read More
Yehuda Hayuth.
October 1, 2002
Although Yehuda Hayuth (Ph.D., '77) is president of the University of Haifa in Israel, he still makes time to teach at the University of Washington each summer. Read More
This mural of 1980s hunger striker Bobby Sands, in the Falls Road area of Belfast, is one of many murals addressing the conflict in Northern Ireland.
October 1, 2002
Through a three-quarter program in Northern Ireland, South Africa, and Cyprus, UW students explored the causes of conflict. Read More
During one exchange weekend, UW and University of British Columbia students toured the Duwamish River with Duwamish tribe member James Rasmussen.
October 1, 2002
Canadian and American students collaborate through an innovative course offered jointly by the UW, Western Washington University, and University of British Columbia. Read More
For one experiment, Lisa Miller measures the turbidity of the water using a secchi disk
October 1, 2002
At the Summer Institute in Life Science, offered by UW Biology Program, middle school teachers do a lot of hands-on learning--and gain ideas for their own classrooms. Read More
In this 1942 photo, Burma Independence Army (BIA) troops arrive near Tavoy, Burma.
July 1, 2002
International studies professor Mary Callahan’s new book is Making Enemies: War and State Building in Burma. Read More
2002 Dean's Medalists (from left) Roy Chan, Jasmin Weaver, Suzanne DiCarlo, and Thomas Carlson.
July 1, 2002
Meet the Dean's Medalists for 2002, representing the top student in each of the College's four divisions. Read More
Alex Bolton, seated, with Senator Pat Hale. Bolton was an intern in Senator Hale's office.
July 1, 2002
UW undergraduates in the Legislative Internship Program spend winter quarter in Olympia, learning the intricacies of state politics as they intern for legislators. Read More
David Brooks.
July 1, 2002
A childhood interest in astronomy, renewed in adulthood, led David Brooks to support postdoctoral fellowships in the Department of Astronomy. Read More
Ellen Duffield checks on algae and fungi in one of the Botany Department’s refrigerated growth chambers.
July 1, 2002
Many A&S staff have specialized skills that are valuable to their department but not highly visible to the larger community. Meet four staff with unusual and specialized jobs. Read More