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Former Regent Ark Chin dies

Former University of Washington regent Ark Chin died on Sunday, Nov. 13, at the age of 87. A World War II veteran, engineering executive and avid philanthropist, Chin was a regent from 1998-2004, serving as board president in 2001-2002.

MIT grad brings show about women, math to UW

Being a female mathematician is the key theme of an autobiographical one-woman show to be performed Dec. 1-3 at the Ethnic Cultural Theater.

Graduate School calls for increased minority recruitment, fellowships for grad students

Only about 10 percent of the UWs graduate students are underrepresented minorities, a Graduate School report finds. The report calls for establishing diversity as an “immediate priority” in recruitment and making graduate support a focus of the next capital campaign.

'The Tempest' comes to New York in 'Rough Magic'

The UW School of Drama presents “Rough Magic,” by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Nov. 30-Dec. 11 in the Jones Playhouse. The play reminds us of action movies, sci-fi thrillers, and comic book heroes all at once—with a healthy dash of Shakespeare.

Voice students present opera, ‘Amahl and the Night Visitors

Music Professor Thomas Harper directs a production of Gian Carlo Menottis one-act opera “Amahl and the Night Visitors.” Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, in Meany Studio Theater.

Organ combines with saxophone, flute in two concerts

The University of Washington School of Music continues its celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Littlefield Organ series with The Littlefield Organ Festival, a weekend of faculty recitals by organ faculty Carole Terry and Douglas Cleveland.

Chamber Singers, University Chorale to perform

The Chamber Singers and University Chorale present their annual fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in Meany Theater.

Mystery Photo: How well do you know the campus?

Think you know the campus? Then try your luck with the Mystery Photo. Guess correctly and you might win a prize.

Etc.: Campus news & notes

A video on waste reduction features UW staffers J.R. Fulton, Micheal Meyering, Clive Pursehouse, Ruth Johnston and Eric Johnson as well as students Martin Su and Dan Brody. Also, the School of Social Work gets a gift from the estate of an alum and Friday Harbor resident scientist Megan Dethier is named Naturalist of the Year.

Official Notices, Nov. 17

An environmental impact statement, a notice of expedited rule making, a Board of Regents meeting and some blood drives.

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