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Yingyi Wang Point Foundation Fellow for 2017
Please see "Meet the 2017 Point Scholar Class." on the Point Foundation's Website for more information about Yingyi Wang.
alma khasawnih simpson center fellowship
GWSS Graduate Student, alma khasawnih, Ph.C. has received the Simpson Center for the Humanities Fellowship for the Reimagining the Humanities Ph.D. and Reaching New Publics program. The fellowship is supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  The Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies' Chair, Priti Ramamurthy and alma's advisor Associate Professor Sasha Welland wholeheartedly put forth alma's nomination for this innovative fellowship offered by the Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities.
Deans Graduate Medal Shuxuan Zhou
RENAISSANCE ART TO THEORETICAL PHYSICS Please see full Perspectives Newsletter Story at 2017 A&S GRADUATE MEDALISTS
The American Institute of Indian Studies announced its 2017-2018 Fellowship Recipients which include GWSS graduate student, Akanksha Misra. Akanksha was awarded a Junior Research Fellowship to work on her project, "Articulating Desire: Gender and Sexuality in Schools in India and Turkey." AIIS 2017-2018 Fellowship Recipients
Zhou Shuxuan
With interests ranging from Renaissance art to theoretical physics, the 2017 College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Medalists are deep divers, immersing themselves in big questions with no easy answers.  Four medalists — representing each of the College’s four divisions — are selected each year based on faculty nominations. Shuxuan Zhou, Graduate Medalist in the Social Sciences
The decision to be a mother is as intense, and personal, as ever. Here, several Seattle-area women share how they made their choice to be a mom — or not. Featured on The Seattle Times 
UW First Gen Graduate Students - Year End Celebration!
UW First Gen Graduate Students - Year End Celebration with Special Screenings of Digital Stories produced by UW First Gen Grad Students & Alumni Frelimo Omari Amili (UW Tacoma), Elizabeth Ramirez Arreola (UW Seattle), and Lina Huang (UW Bothell) Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmHUB 145, Seattle Campus Food and refreshments provided. This event is free. RSVP: 
The award recognizes community-building projects like Women Who Rock and American Sabor that creates new forms of scholarship. Featured on Simpson Center for the Humanities 
Lauren O Laughlin wins an AAUW Fellowship
  Associate Professor, Amanda Swarr and Professor Priti Ramamurthy are delighted to announce that Logan O'Laughlin, Ph.C. has won an AAUW American Dissertation Fellowship for 2017-18. Logan's doctoral dissertation explores representations of toxicity in popular culture, paying specific attention to the way that toxic spills co-articulate species with race, gender, and sex.