Newsletter of the University of Washington
College of Arts and Sciences
from the Dean
Distinguished Alumni; Maya Lin at the Henry; VIsualizing Data; Religion,
Violence, and Peace; Washington Weekend; Pre-MAP for Science Students.
A Pow Wow Primer
American Indian Studies offers a course on the history
and significance of pow wow, which includes working on one of the
University's two annual pow wow events.
English Grads, Brilliant Careers
Alumni in fields ranging from biotechnology to finance believe their
UW English degree has been a valuable asset throughout their career.
Related stories: A poetry group
created by an English alum and friends is still going strong after
15 years; a donor has funded "Ask Betty,"
an interactive website on English grammar and usage, in his mother's
Guatemalan Journey Inspires Giving
Students in an Exploration Seminar in Guatemala last September
were so moved by the experience that they have been raising funds
for Guatemalan children since their return.
Mathematician, Writer, and Rhodes Scholar
Eliana Hechter, who enrolled at the UW at age 14, is now graduating--with
a Rhodes Scholarship. Related story: Truman Scholar Loyce
Mbewa is working to improve the lives of those in the Kenyan
village where she was raised.
An Early American Theatre Lost...and Found
Out with Old Sounds, in with New
Cultural Believes Impact Pesticide Exposure
Awards, Honors, and Professorships
for Art History faculty; Bolcom Wins Three Grammies
A&S Perspectives - Editor: Nancy Joseph
University of Washington, College of Arts and Sciences
Box 353765, Seattle, WA 98195-3765
(206) 543-5340 - firstname.lastname@example.org