March 29, 2017

Huskies in the headlines (3/22-3/29)

A weekly roundup of alumni in the news (3/22-3/29).

March 24, 2017

A legacy of access: Celebrating 50 years of the 1967 Community College Act

Fifty years ago this April, Gov. Dan Evans, ’48, ’49, signed the Community College Act of 1967, opening the doors to affordable higher education for millions of Washington residents. At the time, the nation was wrestling with how to provide college and university access for the baby boomers, who were overcrowding the four-year schools. Washington...

Newsprint: Forbes 30 Under 30, White House awards, predicting sickness

Huskies above the fold: Forbes 30 Under 30, White House awards, predicting sickness.

February 28, 2017

Starting up in Spokane

UW will expand its innovation lab system to Eastern Washington this spring.

February 27, 2017

Zillow joins Amazon, Microsoft to fund Computer Science & Engineering space

Zillow, the online real estate database, has pledged $5 million to the UW for a second building to expand the University’s high-demand computer science and engineering program. It is the first time the Zillow Group has made a corporate donation. Zillow joins tech titans Amazon, which pledged $10 million, and Microsoft, which pledged $20 million,...

February 24, 2017

John Lewis, civil rights

Civil Rights luminary John Lewis comes to campus

Rep. John Lewis, a giant of the Civil Rights movement, comes to campus.

December 29, 2016

$210 million gift gates foundation uw

With $210 million gift, UW becomes global hub for human health

With a $210 million gift, the UW moves forward to become a global hub for human health.

Year in review: 2016 news from the University of Washington

UW News compiles a list of the most memorable moments of 2016.

December 16, 2016

The Daily drops print circulation to two days a week

The student newspaper formerly known as The Daily is still known as The Daily… despite only coming out two days a week.