French and intended Human Centered Design and Engineering major Ethan Thomas Walkley recently won a $1000 Grand Prize in the Senior Non-Thesis Category of the Library Research Awards.
Italian major Allison Dumitriu Carcoana recently won a Library Research Award in the Population Health category for her paper, "Integration Trumps Alienation." Allison, who just finished her freshman year at UW and is studying pre-med in addition to Italian, has volunteered tutoring Somali children in the Seattle area.
Martin Horst, a senior French Honors and Linguistics double major graduating this Spring has been featured in the College of Arts & Sciences Perspectives Newsletter. Read the fascinating profile, "Embracing The World One, Language At A Time" here.
Our very own Florentina Dedu-Constantin is receiving her Doctor of Philosophy in French studies this spring after many years of hard work as a graduate student and pre-doctoral instuctor. For her efforts Florentina has been nominated for the Distinguished Dissertation Award given by the Graduate School. Florentina successfully defended her dissertation, “The Good Distance: Proust and Sociability” this May. The Distinguished Dissertation Award represents an original work that makes an unusually significant contribution to the discipline.
Senior French major Deelyn Cheng was one of 124 students chosen out of 430 applicants to participate in the UW+ Amazon Mentors Program this Spring Quarter. This experience allows UW Undergraduates to meet with a mentor from Amazon every other week during the quarter for guidance on professional development and career paths.