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Graduate student making PPE with 3D printers
April 30, 2020
Graduate student Nick Durand makes several headbands for face shields simultaneously at The 8, a makerspace shared by DXARTS, the College of Engineering, and UW Housing & Food Services. Media credit: Dennis Wise/University of Washington   The emails started swirling in mid-March. Health care workers in Seattle desperately needed personal protective equipment (PPE) while treating COVID-19 patients, but there was a delay in receiving PPE from commercial sources.  After a... Read more
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April 22, 2020
"It's an opportunity to expand our reach in terms of who can see our work,” Semaj Miller said. “The University of Washington as an institution has name recognition, so I think people will open up those invitations." 
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April 21, 2020
The School of Drama has created a unique virtual showcase for their MFA acting graduates, in place of one that usually takes place in-person.
Source: The Daily
Cherry blossoms
April 13, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all instruction for spring quarter 2020 has moved online. This presents challenges and opportunities that we, as individuals and as the Drama community, have never encountered before.  Please visit the Spring Quarter 2020 Questions & Answers page to learn more about how the School of Drama is responding to this ongoing situation. You can also use this page to submit your questions.  ... Read more
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April 13, 2020
UW schools and departments from the chemistry department to the School of Drama have been utilizing their 3D printers to print face shields for healthcare workers to protect against COVID-19.
Source: UW News
Photo of Randy and Gary
April 9, 2020
Meet Randy Everett (BA Architecture ’71, Master of Architecture ’72) and Gary Fuller (BA Radio and Television ’66), dedicated UW School of Drama supporters, subscribers, and advocates. Of the many UW community members who support the School of Drama, Randy and Gary stand out as longtime patrons, volunteers, and philanthropists who care deeply about our students. We hope you enjoy getting to know a bit more about them. How did get involved with the School of Drama? Gary... Read more
Candace Frank (MFA '10) runs Crafters Against COVID-19 (image: Crosscut)
April 9, 2020
Local makers, led by UW Drama alum Candace Frank (MFA '10) get creative to counter the lack of medical gear on the COVID-19 front lines.
Photo of Kyu Lee
April 8, 2020
Meet Kyu C. Lee, a School of Drama alum who graduated with a BA in Drama in 2000. Today he is the founder of a production company in Los Angeles and Seoul, Korea, after more than a decade at Sony Pictures Entertainment. Familiar with the viral sensation "... Read more
Costume Construction
March 10, 2020
The School of Drama has an exciting opportunity for a full-time, 11-month Costume Shop Manager. Reporting to the Production Manager (a staff member), the Costume Shop Manager is responsible for managing the costume shop and staff while balancing the needs of the School’s academic, artistic, and production needs. The Costume Shop Manager works independently and in partnership with the Production Manager on financial and personnel matters, stock and facilities upkeep and development, and other... Read more
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February 20, 2020
This week at the UW, see art ranging in topics from classical music to climate change all over campus.
Source: UW News