Honors News

April 19, 2024

Memorializing Professor Rick Freeman

Rick Freeman

By Carey Christie Last month we lost an important member of our community to Parkinson’s. Since his health began to decline during our recent pandemic, it’s unlikely that any current...

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April 16, 2024

Lillian Williamson – Fulbright in Spain

Lillian Williamson, a ’23 Honors graduate from the University of Washington, is making the most of her B.A. in political science and environmental studies by teaching in Spain! She was...

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April 11, 2024

Kavya Chatterjee Improves Health Outcomes

UW alumna Kavya Chatterjee has been making the most of her time since graduating with Honors last June. She majored in Medical Anthropology and Global Health with an English minor,...

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April 4, 2024

Friends of Honors #HuskyGivingDay

Thank you for caring about our interdisciplinary community of learners, teachers, and doers at the University of Washington. We’re fundraising to support moments of connection. Connection between ideas, people, moments...

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March 28, 2024

Encouragement for future Honors Huskies

Stephanie Smallwood, Director of the UW Honors Program

Dear aspiring college students, I am Stephanie Smallwood, director of the University of Washington Honors Program. I’m grateful and excited that you are considering applying to earn your undergraduate degree...

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March 26, 2024

Abby Burtner named Churchill Scholar

Abby Burtner

Congrats to Honors Husky Abby Burtner, ‘24, who has been awarded the prestigious Churchill Scholarship in recognition of her outstanding achievements in the field of biochemistry. As a Churchill Scholar,...

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March 18, 2024

Students Care for Carers

In LaShawnDa Pittman’s winter seminar “Interrogating the Influence of ‘Western Civilization’ on Care” students sponsored a “self-care evening” for a group of South King County caregivers. Students set up stations...

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March 4, 2024

The Daily reports on High Demand for Honors

crowded UW Seattle campus

Contributing writer Cassie Diamond reported last week in The Daily on the drastic jump in applications to the UW Honors Program over the past five years. In fact, incoming freshman...

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February 16, 2024

Grandmothering While Black


by Anika Neumeyer When American Ethnic Studies professor and researcher LaShawnDa Pittman isn’t teaching or leading a mindfulness meditation class for caregivers, she finds time to write books. Important, timely...

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February 10, 2024

Honors Students Named President’s Medalists

Congrats to Ayush Agrawal, Cin Dacey Ahrens, and Sayako Mitchell on being named a 2022-2023 President’s Medalist. These students were selected for their rigorous courses, number of Honors classes, and...

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