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winter-2018 Newsletter

Sarina Sandhu is a junior in the Department of Biology and an Autumn 2017 recipient of the Friends of Biology Fund.

Her love for Biology started when she was a child. She watched a butterfly, which she named Chris, emerge from its chrysalis, spread its wings and fly away. From that moment on she was hooked. She continued to study bugs, plants and everything that moved with a science kit... Read more

Kathryn Hahn

Kathryn Hahn is the founder of the Hahn Writing Fellowship and a retired administrator who worked for the Department of Biology for nearly two decades. Her commitment to the UW and Biology department comes from the love she had for her job and the wonderful years she spent there, “I don't think there was a day I went to work that I thought, ‘Oh, gosh!  Do I really have to... Read more

Dear alumni, friends, and supporters of UW Biology,

The opening of the stunningly beautiful new Life Sciences Building is just a few months away: July 2018!  For the first time in years we now have room to grow, and thanks to the generosity of our donors we have raised $10M to underwrite the cluster hiring of 4 new Biology faculty who will help us cut the ribbon on LSB.

It... Read more