Recent News

Ethan with his award, smiling

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.

Allison sitting on grass with head on hand

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 with a Frisbee

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.

Florentina Dedu-Constantin

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.

Student in front of purple W

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.