News 2015

English Students Excel at Conferences

Professor Charles Tung reported that the English Department had a record number of students presenting at national and regional undergraduate conferences this year.
May 14, 2015

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Phinney Hosts Successful Medical Anthropology Seminar

Anthropology Professor Harriet Phinney co-hosted the 3rd Cascadia Seminar: Ethnographic Adventures in Medical Anthropology, which focused on how health and illness are shaped by global, political, economic and historical factors.
May 11, 2015

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Fr. Llywelyn Presents on the Virgin Mary in Battle

Dean Powers announced that the Rev. Dorian Llywelyn, S.J., will deliver the LeRoux lecture on the Virgin Mary on May 20.
May 7, 2015

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McDowell Named Editor of John Donne Journal

Sean McDowell, director of the University Honors Program, has been confirmed as the new editor of the prestigious John Donne Journal: Studies in the Age of Donne.
Apr 27, 2015

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Arnold Wins Award for Costume Design

Theatre Professor Harmony Arnold received an award for Best Costume Design for her work on the web series Capitol Hill at the Indie Series Awards ceremony on April 1.
Apr 21, 2015

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Smith Awarded Prestigious Truman Scholarship

Junior Olivia Smith, Political Science and Spanish double major, was awarded a Truman Scholarship. She is the only Washington college student to receive the award in 2015.
Apr 15, 2015

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Cisneros Returns to Join Philosophy Faculty

Alumna Natalie Cisneros '05 joins the faculty in the Philosophy Department in September. Her scholarship focuses on social and political philosophy, feminist philosophy, 20th-century continental philosophy, and Latin American philosophy.
Apr 10, 2015

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Representatives Adam Smith and Dave Reichert Address Pressing Issues on May 11

MPA Director Larry Hubbell brings to campus U.S. Representatives Adam Smith and Dave Reichert for an interview and Q&A.
Apr 9, 2015

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Hung Publishes on Sartre

Philosophy Professor Wai-Shun Hung re-examined Sartre's famous distinction between prose and poetry in his latest article.
Apr 7, 2015

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University Establishes Lectureship in East Asian Culture and Civilization

Dean David Powers announced the establishment of the Peter L. Lee Endowed Lectureship in East Asian Culture and Civilization in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Apr 7, 2015

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