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March 1, 2021
David Bonderman, who graduated in 1963 with a degree in Russian languages, is part-owner of the Kraken, Seattle's new hockey team. Another Husky, Ryan Minkoff, who graduated in 2015 with a BA in economics, has played for a professional hockey team in Finland. Featured on UW Magazine 
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March 1, 2021
David Bonderman, who graduated in 1963 with a degree in Russian languages, is part-owner of the Kraken, Seattle's new hockey team. Another Husky, Ryan Minkoff, who graduated in 2015 with a BA in economics, has played for a professional hockey team in Finland. Featured on UW Magazine 
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December 14, 2020
Here's a quick look at some giftworthy books and music created by UW faculty and staff in 2020, and a reminder of some recent favorites. Featured on UW News 
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December 14, 2020
With one of the biggest gift-giving seasons upon us, here’s a quick look at some gift-worthy books and music created by University of Washington faculty and staff, and a reminder of some recent favorites.... Read more
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November 25, 2020
Affiliate Professor and alum, Dr. Ron LeBlanc, has recently completed a translation of Boris Pilnyak's U.S. travelogue: O'kei: An American Novel (1933).  The translation, which is the first complete English-language translation,  is available to readers in both an annotated and non-annotated version.  It is accompanied by an essay by Dr. LeBlanc, who seeks to acquaint readers with the reception that Pilnyak’s American travelogue received in the Soviet press at the time of its... Read more
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November 18, 2020
This week at the UW, attend a lecture on the history and memory of the Holocaust in the U.S.S.R. and get suggestions for what to read, watch, and listen to at home. Featured on UW News 
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November 18, 2020
Helen Noyes (BA, Slavic Languages and Literatures, 1969), discusses how her degree led to a career in the CIA. Featured on University of Washington 
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November 18, 2020
Helen Noyes (BA, Slavic Languages and Literatures, 1969), discusses how her degree led to a career in the CIA. Featured on University of Washington 
Photo of Oleg Vadimovich Fomin and Oleg Valerievich Fomin-Shakhov
September 21, 2020
Marina Dunaravich (BA 2009) has recently created a scholarship to honor the memory and legacy of her late grandfather and brother.  This scholarship, named the Oleg Fomin Scholarship, is intended to encourage and promote the exploration and study of the languages, cultures, and histories of the post-Soviet states.  It will provide one student per year with $1,500 to travel to the region for this purpose.   Marina's grandfather, Oleg Vadimovich Fomin (1930-2005), was a theatre director and stage... Read more
Photo of Helen Noyes in front of CIA memorial wall
September 16, 2020
Slavic Department alumna, Helen Louise Noyes, has recently created a scholarship to support UW students studying languages categorized by the State Department as Level 3 or higher. The fund, named the Jonathan and Helen Louise Noyes Language Scholarship Fund, is housed in the Jackson School of International Studies and made possible through a generous blended gift of a bequest and annual contributions. Check out the... Read more
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