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September 2017

Students in the C21 Story Institute get a jumpstart on becoming career professionals.
"Life changing" is one parent's description of APEX Summer Camp for children with autism spectrum disorder and ADHD.
Teachers get hands-on with African drums, marimbas, and more during a world music pedagogy workshop.
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For students participating in a simulated negotiation about the Cyprus conflict, the simulation felt very real.

July 2017

An international team is studying malaria in India, where malaria parasites are more diverse than anywhere else. 
A Women's Center report addresses human trafficking in Washington state. 
An interactive recycling and composting station designed by a UW team will move to the HUB this summer. 
Faculty and students are digitizing historically valuable texts through Newbook Digital Texts.
UW chemists are developing tools to improve our understanding of cancer cells — and our ability to treat cancer.
Dean Robert Stacey on the importance of pursuing research. 

June 2017

Four exceptional graduating seniors have been selected as Dean's Medalists by the College of Arts & Sciences.
Lupita Tovar never expected to go to a four-year college. Now she's a UW graduate pursuing a PhD in astronomy and astrophysics.
Victoria Braun joined the UW Debate Union during her senior year at the UW — and won the national tournament in her category.
For Martin Horst, with majors in French and linguistics, language is a bridge to other cultures.
Four graduate students are receiving the A&S Graduate Medal along with their PhDs.
With degrees in music and speech & hearing sciences, Addison Francis wants to help singers and others protect their voices.

May 2017

Despite its historical importance, the classical language Ge’ez is taught at just three universities in the Western world — including the UW. 
A new online course introduces students to the humanities through A&S faculty's personal stories and favorite artifacts.
Zhi Lin has done extensive research on Chinese immigrants for his artworks, on view at the Tacoma Art Museum in June.
“It felt like a whole quarter-worth of clinical experience in ten days," says a Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences grad student who volunteered in Guatemala.
The Sacred Breath series features Native American writers and storytellers, with an upcoming event on May 10.
Extinction is usually treated as a scientific topic. The course "Cultures of Extinction" explores it with a humanities focus.

March 2017

Recent honors for College of Arts & Sciences faculty and staff. 
Through an NSF grant, scientist Jennifer Nemhauser is hosting three artists in her UW Biology lab over three years.