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Recent Alumni News

October 4, 2022
Peter Lippman, Seattle’s long-time peace activist and a graduate of our UW REECAS Program, published a book Surviving the Peace: The Struggle for Postwar Recovery in Bosnia-Herzegovina Hardcover (2019). For more on this fascinating work see: https://www.vanderbiltuniversitypress.com/author/peter-lippman/.
September 14, 2022
Two UW academics now are on the selective advisory Editorial Committee of one of the most prominent Russian annuals in the Humanities. Prof. Emeritus Daniel Waugh (History, Slavic, and JSIS) has recently accepted an invitation to join the board of Trudy Otdela drevnerusskoi literatury (Works of the Division of Early Russian Literature), published by the Institute of Russian Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences at Pushkin House in St. Petersburg. Prof. Waugh's appointment follows that… Read more
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… 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 
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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