• Bitcoin Believer

    An A&S alum dives into the brave new world of Bitcoin. View Story.
  • Yoram Bauman

    "The world's first and only stand-up economist" got his start at the UW. View Story.
  • Rita Zawaideh

    An A&S alum reaches out to Syrian refugees in the Middle East. View Story.
  • Andrew McMasters

    Jet City Improv's cofounder is an alum with a passion for improvisational theater. View Story.
  • Angela Jacobs

    Crafting wine gets personal for the owner of WInegirl Wines, an A&S alum. View Story.


News and Media Coverage

Women Who Rock host fifth annual (un)conference on Saturday
The fifth annual Women Who Rock "unconference" event, to be held Saturday, March 7, at Rainier Valley Cultural Center in South Seattle. The event's theme, Rocking Media Justice, celebrates the use of social media to document the realities of marginalized communities. Learn more at UW Today.
LA Times editorial cartoonist on UW civil rights pilgrimage
On March 7, 1965, Charles Mauldin was a black teenager standing in the front ranks of civil rights marchers who crossed Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge only to be met by a phalanx of police and deputized members of the Ku Klux Klan who violently pushed them back. Learn more at LA Times.

From the Current Issue of Perspectives Newsletter

Yoram Bauman

Finding the Funny in (More Than) Money
The economy's no laughing matter, unless you're watching comedian Yoram Bauman ('03), "the world's first and only stand-up economist." Read Story

Rita Zawaideh

From Middle East Tours to Medical Missions
Rita Zawaideh ('75), owner of a successful tour company, uses her talents and connections to organize medical missions in the Middle East. Read Story

Jinyoung Lee Englund

A Bitcoin Believer
Jinyoung Lee Englund ('06) was puzzled when she first heard about Bitcoin. Now she's a spokesperson for the Bitcoin Foundation. Read Story

Andrew McMasters

Inspiration through Improvisation
As cofounder of Seattle's Jet City Improv, Andrew McMasters ('95) shares his passion for improvisational theater. Read Story