November 2021 Newsletter




Featured Stories This Month

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Adventures in Cybersecurity

Through courses and applied research, students in the Jackson School of International Studies delve into cybersecurity policy and its societal implications. 

Sam Dubal formal headshot

Honoring Sam Dubal's Vision

A new graduate fellowship in memory of anthropology professor Sam Dubal reflects his commitment to building an anti-racist society. 

Azjargal Amarsanaa in Mongolia, riding a reindeer.

Bringing Mongolian Language to the UW

Azjargal Amarsanaa, from Mongolia’s Khuvsgul province, is teaching Mongolian at the UW thanks to a Fulbright program.

Opportunities to Explore

  • Detail of costume from Importance of Being Earnest

    The Importance of Being Earnest

    Through November 21
    Floyd and Delores Jones Playhouse

    Oscar Wilde’s comedy sparkles with dazzling wordplay and hilariously unlikely situations. This satire of Victorian morality, presented by the School of Drama, features two carefree bachelors, each with a carefully hidden double life. Director Kelly Kitchens calls the play "an exquisite glass of champagne — deliciously bubbly and slightly intoxicating, but the result of a complex alchemy." $5 - $25.

  • Student playing a brass instrument in a UW jazz concert.

    Jazz Innovations Part I & Part II

    Part I: December 1, 7:30 pm
    Part II: December 2, 7:30 pm

    Brechemin Auditorium

    Student jazz ensembles in School of Music pay homage to the icons of jazz and break new ground with original progressive jazz compositions. Free.

  • Female runners high-fiving during a track meet.

    Women, Gender & Inclusion in Sports: A Historical Perspective

    Dec 8, 3 pm

    A panel that includes an athlete, a sportswriter, and two historians will discuss the history that surrounds issues of gender inequity, sexism, and discrimination in the sports world, and the most pressing issues athletes continue to face. Free. Register to receive Zoom link. Presented by the Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies and Department of History.

  • Detail of a winter flowering plant covered in frost.


    December 8, 7:30 pm
    Meany Hall

    This popular annual program by the Chamber Singers, University Chorale, University Singers, Treble Choir, Gospel Choir, and UW Glee Club features seven conductors, six choral ensembles, five hundred singers, four graduate conductors, three choral faculty, two hours of great music, and one impressive grand finale! $10.

Looking for more events? Visit the UW Alumni Association website.

In The News


Nancy Joseph