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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
Elizabeth Thelen poses with a horse breeder at the Balotra Horse and Camel Fair.
October 1, 2005
October 1, 2005
Abraham Lee and Paul Maupoux set up the camera.
October 1, 2005
A feature-length film was the focus of a new DXARTS "Digital Production Studio" course. Most students arrived with little or no experience, but they quickly proved they had the talent and determination to make a film. Read More
Student writing on oversized pad of paper while Jennifer Aumann looks on.
June 8, 2005
In the past few years, the UW Creative Writing Program has encouraged an increasing number of MFA students to reach out to K-12 students and classrooms. Read More
Bill Talbott
June 1, 2005
Philosophy professor William Talbott’s new book suggests that some rights should be universal, regardless of national, religious, or cultural differences. Read More
Donald Petersen
June 1, 2005
Don Petersen, former chairman and CEO of Ford Motor Company, has been an inspirational chair of the College of Arts and Sciences' board for the past six years. Read More
The 2005 Ethics Bowl team poses with the  championship trophy.
June 1, 2005
A UW team participating in the National Ethics Bowl, a competition of ethical analysis, finished in first place. Read More
Zev Handel.
March 2, 2005
When A&S faculty are courted by other universities with greater resources, they must decide whether to stay or go. Most choose to stay at the UW. In this article, they share their reasons for staying--or leaving. Read More
Floyd and Delores Jones.
March 2, 2005
Eight years after his death, the work of hip-hop artist Tupac Shakur lives on. A UW course that explored his literary influences has led to a Seattle Public Library discussion series. Read More