• 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

Between-class act
The Bandaloop dance troupe, vertical dancers, performed at University of Washington, between classes on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Learn more at Seattle Times.
David Horsey discusses Charlie Hebdo, editorial cartooning in volatile times
David Horsey is a two-time Pulitzer prize-winning editorial cartoonist who graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor's degree in communication in 1975. Starting out as cartoonist for and then editor of the UW Daily, Horsey worked for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer for 30 years before joining the Los Angeles Times in 2012. Learn more at UW Today.

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