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Four "Remarkable" Dean's Medalists

Submitted by Arts & Sciences Web Team on July 9, 2020 - 5:00pm
Julie Zhang standing outside
Julie Zhang, UW Arts & Sciences Dean's Medalist in the Natural Sciences

 

Each year, the College honors four graduating students — one from each of its four divisions — as Dean’s Medalists, based on academic performance and faculty recommendations. See why this year’s four recipients, who together represent eight Arts & Sciences majors, are being celebrated as “truly remarkable.”

 

Julie Zhang Dean’s Medalist in the Natural Sciences Statistics and Mathematics major

Faculty teaching Julie Zhang for the first time are in for a surprise. Michael Perlman, professor emeritus of statistics, recalls undergraduate Zhang being at the top of his 60-student course for graduate students. “This was a truly remarkable performance,” he says. “I cannot recall a comparable...



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