Recent Alumni News

"My parents had always encouraged me to go to college but as an Autistic kid from the middle of nowhere, I thought I wouldn’t be able to succeed in higher education and was destined for a small-town life. It wasn’t until Mr. Sugitan, my 10th grade English teacher, pushed the class to consider college and took our class on a field trip to UW that I could see myself succeeding in a big university like UW. Thanks to his encouragement, I dedicated myself to going to a university, preferably UW." -… Read more
In the College of Arts & Sciences, we are proud to celebrate our first-generation community through a collection of stories! We honor our faculty and staff, and their many contributions to our university community and beyond. Continue reading on UW College of Arts & Sciences News 
Click here for the PDF version of Asia Notes 2022, our annual print newsletter published in November.  
His knowledge of ancient languages led our department's alum Andrew Glass (PhD, 2006) to a specialized technology job at Microsoft.  Read the profile of Andrew on UW College of Arts & Sciences' Perspectives magazine.
Our department alumnus, Dr. Christopher L. Diamond, and his colleague at Australian National University Dr. Stephanie Majcher have launched a new initiative, called the ANUBhasha project (अनुभाषा). With ANU funding support, they have also launched a companion website, where you can find their work on Gandhāran materials: www.anubhasha.orgAs a companion to these digital projects, they are also running an innovative online Flagship event program titled  "… Read more
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This week at the UW, watch the play Rosmersholm, attend a book talk, and more.Featured on UW News 
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Four University of Washington faculty members are among the leaders in academia, business, philanthropy, the humanities and the arts elected as 2021 fellows of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies.Featured on UW News 
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This week at the UW, attend a talk on Gender in the E.U, visit the Henry Art Gallery, and more.Featured on UW News 
Wondering what other AL&L students do after they graduate? Considering your own path as June and graduation approaches? Check out these recent features on two amazing AL&L alumnae: Maggie Thorpe (majored in Japanese and Communications ) Emily Shea (majored in Chinese). Humanities First, a new First Year… Read more