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Alumni of the College of Arts & Sciences have shaped our region, nation, and world.

College of Arts & Sciences alumni are fueled by a collective desire to use their skills for good — to make a difference in the world around us. They include Nobel Prize recipients, Pulitzer Prize winners, groundbreaking scientists, influential artists, numerous state and U.S. representatives, and founders of companies and NGOs that improve lives across continents. 

Many alumni stay involved with Arts & Sciences, helping to empower students and faculty, create innovative programs, and change lives. Their philanthropic support and gifts of time, energy and expertise uplift everything from scholarships to research.


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Marina Dunaravich

A Russian Reconnection

Marina Dunaravich reconnected with Russian language and culture years after leaving Russia as a child. A new scholarship celebrates her Russian heritage and family.

Turkiya Lowe at the Grand Canyon.

A Place for History

As chief historian for the National Park Service, Turkiya Lowe (PhD, History, 2010) helps bring history to life.

Portrait of Nancy Jooyoun Kim

The Last Story of Mina Lee

Nancy Jooyoun Kim (MFA, Creative Writing, 2006) talks about her novel, The Last Story of Mina Lee

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Inspire students to pursue their interests

A UW Arts & Sciences education provides a solid foundation for our alumni, and their life experiences and accomplishments take them far and wide. Our job quiz shows students what’s possible through alumni examples. Share your story of how your Arts & Sciences major led to a fulfilling career.

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You are a Husky for life

As a UW alum, you are part of a global community of Huskies.  Stay connected with the University, help develop young leaders, and enjoy many membership benefits when you become a part of the UW Alumni Association.