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    In his research, A&S; Dean's Medalist Sam Hopkins combines his interests in philosophy, math, and computer science. View Story
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    Sociology grad Leah O'Connor earned her BA the hard way-- while dancing full-time with the Pacific Northwest Ballet. View Story
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    A&S; Dean's Medalist Mimi Cagaitan led a course and wrote two senior theses inspired by her unusual family history. View Story
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Fifty years of ecological insights earn UW biologist international award
The notion of keystone species, the loss of which can reverberate throughout the food web, is a concept taken for granted today but was unheard of when University of Washington biologist Robert Paine pioneered it in the 1960s. Learn more at UW Today.

How Univision became numero uno
Ratings show that the television network Univision was the most watched network in the coveted 18-45 demographic for July. What does this news say about the growing Latino population in the U.S.? Associate vice provost and political science professor Luis Fraga weighs in. Learn more at The Seattle Times.

The big roadblock to China's 'reset'
Geography professor Kam Wing Chan discusses the little known "hukou," a small document that could have a big impact on keeping China's poor from joining the middle class. Learn more at The Seattle Times.

Natural affinities may have set stage for life to ignite
The chemical components crucial to the start of life on Earth may have primed and protected each other in never-before-realized ways, according to new research led by University of Washington scientists. Learn more at UW Today.

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Dow Constantine Reflects on his UW Education

Dow Constantine Reflects on his UW Education
In an essay for Perspectives newsletter, King County Executive Dow Constantine ('85) reflects on his liberal arts education.  Learn more at Perspectives newsletter.

A Rhodes for A&S Triple Major

A Rhodes for A&S; Triple Major
Rhodes Scholar Byron Gray will graduate from A&S; with a triple degree in political science, Asian studies, and law, societies, and justice--and a fascination with India.  Learn more at Perspectives newsletter.

Yang Celebrates W Day

Yang Celebrates W Day
Fashion designer and UW alumna Luly Yang created a purple and gold window display in her Seattle boutique for "W Day," a celebration of the UW's 150th birthday.   Learn more at Perspectives newsletter.

Photographer Discovers Passion for Physics

Photographer Discovers Passion for Physics
While studying photography at the UW, Brynn MacCoy signed up for a physics course for non-majors, never imagining that the class would lead her toward a physics degree.   Learn more at our spotlight page.


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