Intersections - the IAS eNewsletter

Dean's Corner

The IAS Circle of Recognition 2019

Bruce Burgett

Earlier this month, we celebrated the significant accomplishments of IAS students, alumni, and community partners at our annual Circle of Recognition event.  Individuals and organizations who have won awards this academic year in IAS or at the UW were introduced by a faculty or staff member of their choice, and accompanied by friends and family members who had encouraged and enabled their success.  The event was a great testament to the larger community of support that underwrites individual achievement.

In this issue of Intersections, we share those stories with you as part of the larger IAS community.  Across them all, you will find themes of resilience and discovery, opportunity and leadership.  One of the reasons IAS students and alumni receive a disproportionate share of UW-wide awards is that the interdisciplinary and engaged education we provide encourages synthesis and integration, both in school and after graduation.  You will find this theme to be particularly strong in the UW Husky 100 Awards.

As you read these stories, please join me in congratulating all of the award recipients, and please allow me to thank those of you who are reading this newsletter for supporting their success.

As always, you can learn more about what students, faculty, and alumni are doing on the IAS News Blog.  To keep up to date on IAS events open to the campus and the public, you can also subscribe to a weekly digest of upcoming events.  If you are an IAS alum, discover ways to connect and get involved by visiting our alumni page online.

Past issues of Intersections are accessible from the right sidebar here.

Feel free to send comments on these stories or ideas for others to

Bruce Burgett
Dean, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences



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