YOU are Awesome HD: Year in review 2013 Graduates UW College of Arts & Science #uwgrad13





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Published on Jun 18, 2013

In 2013 students and faculty from the University of Washington's College of Arts & Sciences did everything from discovering new planets and protecting endangered animals to fighting human trafficking with design and winning big awards for their creativity. #uwgrad13

Learn more about the College of Arts & Sciences
Online: www.artsci.uw.edu
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Awards and achievements featured in this video include:
• Peter Ward discovered new species of nautilus
• Adrienne Barber and Doug Charles analyzed hundreds of primate faces
• Eric Agol discovered a new planet called Kepler-62f using a method Brian Lee helped improve
• John Cramer recreated the sound of the Big Bang
• More than 1,000 students presented their research at the Undergraduate Symposium
• Students from the college took part in blogging the presidential election
• Celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Rite of Spring
• Six mainstage dramatic productions
• 10 graduate students were selected as National Science Foundation fellows
• 105 students were awarded Mary Gates scholarships
• 7 students were awarded Dean's Medals
• Anthony Bissiri won a National Council for Geographic Education Outstanding Undergraduate Award
• Nile Graddis won a Levinson Emerging Scholar Award
• Andrew Fleming won an ABCT Outstanding Research Award
• The Oceana Quartet won first place at the Music Teachers National Assembly
• Quetzal won a Grammy Award
• Seattle Symphony Artistic Director Ludovic Morlot joined the college
• Ka-Kit Tung became an American Meteorological Society Fellow
• David Kaplan was elected to the National Academy of Sciences
• Devon Pena was a 2013 National Association for Chicana & Chicano Studies Scholar
• Bo Zhang won a Society for Electroanalytical Chemistry 2013 Young Investigator Award
• Alison Wylie was named SWP 2013 Distinguished Woman Philosopher
• Adrian Raftery was Elected to the Royal Irish Academy
• Marshall Brown won a Keats-Shelley Association Lifetime Achievement Award
• Dee Boersma won an Ocean Conservation Award
• Patricia Kuhl and Anthony Greenwald won William James Lifetime Achievement Awards
• Raphael Bernier won an APS Rising Star Award
• Matt Barreto was named one of Lo Spazio della Politica's Top 100 Global Thinkers
• Holly Baker, John Manchak, Phillip Thurtle and Deepa Bhandaru won UW Teaching Awards
• Robert Stacey was named Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences
• 20 former and current UW students competed in the London 2012 Olympics winning a total of 10 medals
• Chris Williams won a Ben Hogan Award
• Kaitlin Inglesby was named a NFCA First-Team All-American
• The Men's rowing team won a record-breaking third national championship
• The Pivot Project helped to fight human trafficking
• The college held its first-ever study abroad in Cuba
• The UW Wind Ensemble visited Beijing
• The Center for Conservation Biology helped to combat elephant poaching
• Grad students worked to help victims of genocide in El Salvador
• There were State Department Critical Language Scholars from UW in Jordan and Tajikistan

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