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January 2020

A sampling of recent stories in local and national media featuring College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni.
Check out some of the exciting upcoming College of Arts & Sciences events.
How can a nation heal from a civil war? UW doctoral student Francis Abugbilla traveled to Côte d’Ivoire for answers.
Dean Robert Stacey celebrates the central role of graduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences.  
Doctoral student Emily Rabe loves puzzles, and finds plenty in her chemistry research on solar energy.

December 2019

Check out some of the exciting upcoming College of Arts & Sciences events.
A sampling of recent stories in local and national media featuring College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni.
A roundup of recent awards in the College of Arts & Sciences. 
A biology professor encouraged Jacob Ball to push beyond "comfortable" teaching. Now Ball is doing that halfway around the world.
An unusual bequest to the University will enable scholars to immerse themselves in research in Paris. 

November 2019

Curators at the Burke Museum are also academic faculty, which translates to unparalleled opportunities for UW students.
Check out some of the exciting upcoming College of Arts & Sciences events.
A sampling of recent stories in local and national media featuring College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni.
Kate Fernandez wants you to see all research happening at the Burke Museum. She’s made it easy to know where to look.
UW senior Racquel West has always loved museums. Now she spends nearly every day in one.  

October 2019

When they met as UW graduate students in 1958, neither Matthew Proser nor Maria Augenblick knew that it would be the beginning of a 60-year love story — and inspire a graduate fellowship in the Department of English.
Check out some of the exciting events coming this month. 
Dean Robert Stacey welcomes students to the new academic year and shares opportunities to explore in the College. 
Biology doctoral student Lyda Harris studies the environmental dangers of microplastics and advocates for reducing our use of plastics.
Comparative religion professor James Wellman explores the critical role of religion in politics. 
Linguistics professor Emily Bender explores the challenges involved when computers handle human language, and the ethical issues that can arise.

August 2019

Eight exceptional Arts & Sciences students have been selected as 2019 Dean's Medalists and Graduate Medalists.
Doctoral student Jared Canright is exploring the potential of virtual reality to explain physics concepts to UW undergraduates. 
In "Learning from Failure," a Law, Societies & Justice course, alumni share how they've overcome roadblocks on the way to successful careers.
For her research into 3D printing with clay, artist Timea Tihanyi collaborates with mathematicians and others across campus.  

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