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Marina Dunaravich standing with foliage behind her.
August 11, 2021
Marina Dunaravich realized that "starting a scholarship in honor of my grandfather and brother would allow me not only a path to honor them, but also a way to foster some of the things they loved.“ Media credit: Corinne Thrash   When Marina Dunaravich (BA, 2009) left Russia at age 10 with her mother, she focused on acclimating to her new life in the United States. Her connection with her Russian language and culture was a casualty. “It was an identity shift,” Marina recalls. “It was just all... Read more
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April 21, 2021
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 
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April 14, 2021
This week at the UW, attend the first art graduation exhibition, a talk entitled Filming Ethnographic Textures: Representing the Atmospheric Politics of Peruvian Cultural Practices, and more. Featured on UW News 
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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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