Honors News

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 8, 2024

Abby Burtner earns the Churchill Scholarship

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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December 4, 2023

Amy Piedalue = Mega Honors Husky

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An open letter to the Honors Community, by Amy Piedalue December 1, 2023 Dear Honors Huskies, Maybe you don’t remember me or maybe we haven’t met. But I am a...

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November 28, 2023

Weave “Ways of Knowing” into Your Basket

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Reflections on Global Challenges, by Anika Neumeyer Audience question: How do you navigate opposing epistemologies about truths in this world, such as scientific knowledge versus spiritual knowledge? i.e. how do...

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November 20, 2023

Jayna Milan’s “Ravenna” Zine online/in suite

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The Honors staff was delighted to hear from alumna Jayna Milan (BA in Business Administration w/Interdisciplinary Honors, 2019). Jayna wrote to share her beautiful creative project, the “Ravenna” zine, which...

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November 18, 2023

Juliana Villegas…reflections and invitations

II. A Poetic Legacy Juliana Villegas has, without a doubt, been one of the most impactful people in our Honors Husky community. A creative force behind the scenes in so...

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November 8, 2023

Interdisciplinary Poster Person: Samantha-Lynn Martinez

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Learn more about the deeply talented, kind, wise and adventurous Samantha-Lynn Martinez.

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September 20, 2023

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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September 18, 2023

Honors Digital Comms Internship

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The Honors Program is delighted to announce a paid learning opportunity this academic year, supported by the UW’s Career Internship Development Fund. An Honors Digital Communications Intern will have the...

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June 26, 2023

Rich History of the Central District

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by Carey Christie Devin Naar, Isaac Alhadeff Professor in Sephardic Studies at the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Washington, led an immersive Interdisciplinary Honors seminar: “Seattle’s...

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