UW College of Arts & Sciences '09 - '10

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UW College of Arts & Sciences '09 - '10

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  2. 2. Celebrating our 2009-2010 Accomplishments<br />
  3. 3. 2009 – 2010<br />It was a very good year<br />
  4. 4. Ourfacultyare truly leadersin their fields<br />
  5. 5. Heinz Award<br />Biologist Dee Boersmareceived a prestigious<br /> award for her environmental work.<br />
  6. 6. MacArthur “Genius” AwardPoet Heather McHugh<br />
  7. 7. 2010 Hopkins Award<br />Chemist Michael Gelb was inducted into the American Association for the Advancementof Science <br />Michael Gelb and the Enzyme Team<br />
  8. 8. National Academy of Sciences Inductees<br />Lynn Riddiford<br />Professor of Biology<br />Patricia Kuhl<br />Co-Director of I-LABS<br />
  9. 9. Grand Opening of I-LABS <br />MEG Machine<br />
  10. 10. International COSMOS Prize Winner<br />Estella Leopold<br />Professor of Biology<br />
  11. 11. 2010 Distinguished Teaching Awards<br />Scott FreemanLecturer<br />Biology<br />AnuTaranath<br />Senior Lecturer<br />English/Comparative<br />History of Ideas<br />Cuong Vu<br />Ass’t. Professor<br />Music<br />
  12. 12. 2010 Marsha L. LandoltDistinguished Graduate Mentor Award<br />Victoria Lawson<br />Professor of Geography<br />
  13. 13. 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award<br />Monique Lacoste<br />Communication<br />Beth Wheat, Ph.C.PreDoc Teaching Associate<br />Biology<br />
  14. 14. 2010-11 Fulbright Research Award<br />Firoozeh Papan-MatinAssistant Professor<br />Near Eastern Languages<br />and Civilization<br />
  15. 15. The K. Patricia CrossFuture Leaders Award<br />Jentery Sayers<br />Doctoral student<br />English literature and language<br />
  16. 16. We provide our students <br />with abroad-based education that allowsthem to excel<br />
  17. 17. Putnam Fellowship<br />Will Johnson, SeniorMathematics Computer Science<br />
  18. 18. 2010 Arts & Sciences Dean's Medalists<br />
  19. 19. Dean’s Medalist – Natural Sciences<br />Nate Bottman<br />Mathematics <br />Slavic Languages and Literatures<br />
  20. 20. Dean’s Medalist – Art<br />Shan (Susie) Lu<br />Art<br />Industrial Engineering<br />
  21. 21. Dean’s Medalist – Humanities<br />William (Cory) Potts<br />EnglishFrench<br />
  22. 22. Dean’s Medalist – Social Sciences<br />AdityaGanapathiraju<br />Psychology<br />Philosophy <br />minor in Human Rights and in Values in Society<br />
  23. 23. A&S Students win the 2010 Foster School Business Plan Competition<br />Kyung HeeYun, '09, Political Science &Jon Hickey, '84, Communicationwere part of a team awarded the Grand Prize<br />
  24. 24. 2010 Graduate School Distinguished Dissertation Award<br />Emily Walton, for her dissertation, “Exploring the Effects of Residential Segregation on Health Outcomes Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups”<br />
  25. 25. Not only do our students excel in the classroom, but they are leadersin athletics<br />
  26. 26. Danielle Lawrie<br />Sociology<br />2009 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year<br />ESPY Nominee<br />Women's College World Series - Most Outstanding Player<br />
  27. 27. Nick Taylor<br />Economics<br />2010 Ben Hogan Award Winner<br />Given annually to the top collegiate golfer <br />
  28. 28. Jake Locker<br />History<br />Guy Flaherty AwardThe Washington football program's oldest and most prestigious teamaward<br />
  29. 29. Quincy Pondexter<br />Sociology<br />Marv Harshman Award as the team's top rebounder<br />950 KJR Most Valuable Player<br />101 Club Scholar Athlete Award<br />
  30. 30. Sami Whitcomb History<br />All-Pac-10 selection <br />All-Academic Honorable Mention<br />
  31. 31. We provide our students with opportunities that promote the critical and creative thinking required to excel in a global society<br />
  32. 32. UW’s Archaeological Excavationsand Field School at Tel Dor, Israel<br />Gemstone found at Tel Dor in Israel identified as a carnelian stone, likely once part of a signet ring dating back to about 230 BCE.<br />
  33. 33. UW Drama at theEdinburgh Festival Fringe<br />The UW Drama Collective Pontlevoy presents a Basement Co. Event<br />
  34. 34. Dean Ana Mari Cauce met the King and Queen of Spain at the opening of our León Center<br />
  35. 35. The Crown Princess of Sweden visited campus to meet with Scandinavian Studies students<br />
  36. 36. United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon visited campus as part of the Jackson School’s centennial celebration<br />
  37. 37. Our scholarship lays the foundation for innovation and leadership as shown by our alumni<br />
  38. 38. National Medal of Science<br />Alumnus Mike Posner is considered a leading pioneer in brain mapping and cognitive neuroscience.<br />
  39. 39. PEN/Faulkner Award<br />Artist-in-Residence Sherman Alexie<br />
  40. 40. Thank you for helping us make<br />2009-2010 such a terrific year!<br />

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