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February 23, 2018

Celebrate Awesomeness March 7 & 8!

Photo of two graduating Honors students hugging their smiling families at Honors Portfolio Celebration.

You are invited to witness the unique reflections and revelations of (mostly) graduating seniors as they present their Interdisciplinary Honors Portfolios, synthesizing classes and experiences at UW. A short reception in the main suite will precede the concurrent presentation sessions. Join us for snacks and celebration!   Honors Suite, Mary Gates Hall 211, Seattle UW campus Wednesday,...

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February 2, 2018

Best advice, ever?

Bror, Bud, and Bo Saxberg at UW Club on Bud's 90th birthday

It’s not often that a former Rhodes scholar, PhD, MD who works for one of the most powerful business leaders in the country drops by to advise students in how (and why) to embarrass themselves as part of a job search. It happens, though, mainly because Bror Saxberg, ’80, still has plenty in common with...

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January 19, 2018

Hey, UW freshmen who thinks across boundaries:

Drumheller fountain, Mount Rainer in the background

The Interdisciplinary Honors Program at UW promotes expansive, innovative thinking and conscious global citizenship. Most students apply while seeking admission to the University of Washington, but every year we are delighted to invite a cohort of engaged UW freshmen to join our vibrant community of lifelong learners. Why should YOU research our program and find out...

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November 30, 2017

Alumni Spotlight – Ga-Young RA at Seattle VA

Ga-Young Jin, '17 isolating RNA from mouse liver tissue.

Hi, my name is Ga-Young and I work as a research assistant at the VA in Seattle! My lab is doing research about liver cancer and disease, specifically on the effects of a high cholesterol and fat diet. Being a research assistant at the VA has been a dream! I have the wonderful opportunity to...

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November 16, 2017

Interdisciplinary Talk on Civic Discord Raises Hard Questions

Kate Starbird, Resat Kasaba, Randy Engstrom, and Ed Taylor at Global Challenges - Nov 15, 2017

Click HERE to learn more about the speakers and listen to the audio recording of our recent Global Challenges discussion about civic discord. By Soo Young Lee On the evening of November 15, 2017, the HUB North Ballroom held more than 400 people seeking to explore the issue of civic discord. This was the topic...

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