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Dancing with the Stars — and Planets

Submitted by Shane D Debolt on June 17, 2020 - 12:45pm
Zakkir Rahman Portrait

When Zakkir Rahman arrived at the UW as a freshman, he discovered that undergraduates must fulfill general education requirements, including courses in the visual, literary & performing arts (VLPA).  As a STEM student set on studying astronomy, he was annoyed. What did the arts have to do with him?

Everything, as it turns out.  This month Rahman graduates with majors in astronomy and physics — and dance.

Read more at UW Arts & Sciences Perspectives

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