With each slice of her knife, artist Barbara Earl Thomas creates ‘ordinary magic.’ Her extraordinary work explores childhood, race and religion.
Two decades after Tom Stockley and his wife, Peggy, perished in a plane crash, their daughters curate a new book of his eating pleasures.
September 2021 Issue
Rosalie Fish runs to raise awareness of violence against Indigenous women.
Washington has a shortage of mental-health workers and high demand for treatment. The UW is at the center of efforts to turn the tide.
Books | Sports | August 31, 2021
The national champion ’91 football team inspires the first UW Press book on Husky sports.
News | Research | September 11, 2021
At the UW's Friday Harbor Laboratories, scientists give sunflower sea stars a chance to shine.
Faculty & Staff | September 11, 2021
Dentistry professor Theresa Cheng leads a nonprofit organization that connects veterans with resources and employment opportunities.
Alumni | Features | Sports | August 31, 2021
After his NFL career, Mark Pattison kept pursuing athletic feats. He recently climbed Mount Everest to complete the Seven Summits challenge, raising more than $56,000 for charity.
Alumni | Art | September 11, 2021
“Fly Your Own Thing,” a celebration of the late Alden Mason, ’42, ’47, is on exhibit at the Bellevue Arts Museum.
Sports | September 11, 2021
Junior middle blocker Marin Grote, senior middle blocker Lauren Sanders and junior setter Ella May Powell were all named to the 2021 collegiate volleyball national team.
Campus Life | Features | September 4, 2021
In-person classes and a new U District await students returning to campus this fall.
Alumni | Features | August 31, 2021
Two alumni who escaped the horror of Ground Zero bravely share their stories of trauma and hope.
Faculty & Staff | Research | August 31, 2021
Ernesto Alvarado will be the first to tell you: You can’t suppress all of a region’s fires when they’re as much a part of the ecology as its flora and fauna.
Faculty & Staff | Sports | September 11, 2021
Sociology Professor Alexes Harris, ’97, works closely with UW Athletics to help student-athletes succeed.
Husky History | Obituaries | Sports | September 4, 2021
Kermit Jorgensen was part of a Husky team that notched back-to-back Rose Bowl victories.
Faculty & Staff | Features | Film & TV | July 22, 2021
Through feature films, groundbreaking documentaries and shorts, a UW librarian creates a canon of meaningful representation in American cinema.
Editor's Eye | September 11, 2021
When the University of Washington community makes its jubilant return, we are returning to a U District that has been forever changed.
Alumni | Features | June 1, 2021
Taking risks was second nature for Albert Scott Crossfield. That’s how he became the first man to fly at twice the speed of sound and laid the groundwork to go into space.
Alumni | Art | June 7, 2021
From the start, Seattle artist George Rodriguez explored identity, culture and community in his work.
September 11, 2021
UW Medicine's air ambulance service transports about 3,600 patients a year from as far off as Alaska and Montana as well as points all around Washington.
President's Letter | September 11, 2021
Every autumn, the new academic year offers a fresh start. This year, many of us return with a new perspective shaped by the pandemic.
People | June 3, 2021
Shu Jones, ’17, has dabbled in earth-conscious furniture making, 3D printing, illustration, origami and footwear with brands like Reebok.
Faculty & Staff | Features | June 21, 2021
One year into remote learning, these seven distinguished scholars kept class as fresh and relevant as ever. Find a seat and meet your 2021 Distinguished Teachers of the Year.
Alumni | Features | June 4, 2021
From radical youth to senior statesman, Larry Gossett is an activist for us all. The 2021 Alumnus Summa Laude Dignatus award recognizes his lifetime of service.
Campus News | Faculty & Staff | June 10, 2021
UW faculty members used innovative approaches to teaching hands-on courses during the pandemic.
Faculty & Staff | Letters | June 10, 2021
To get vaccines into arms in underserved communities, we need to meet people where they are, Pharmacy Professor Don Downing writes.
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‘Boys in the Boat’ author Daniel James Brown’s new book depicts the heroism of World War II-era Japanese Americans.
September 2021 Issue
Whether we’re together in person or using technology to bridge the distance, the UW Alumni Association is about making connections.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, UW Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and Seattle Children’s are restructuring their relationship,.
Sheila Edwards Lange, ’00, ’06, is the new chancellor of the University of Washington Tacoma. Kristin Esterberg has been named chancellor at UW Bothell.
Cassandra Amesley, ’77, ’81, made ‘Red Square’ catch on and etched her name in Husky history.
The Cold War played out on exotic battlegrounds. Perhaps none were stranger—and had more unexpected outcomes—than cultural-exchange ballet tours.
Stan Barer, recipient of the 2021 Gates Volunteer Service Award, used his UW Law degree to help make the world a better place.
From the Bagley Hall attic to global outreach: The School of Dentistry celebrates 75 years.
A website highlights Asian American and Pacific Islander voices from our community.
Former Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, ’78, was appointed to the Edward V. Fritzky Endowed Chair in Leadership for the 2021-2022 school year.
James G. Anderson, '66, will receive the 2021 Dreyfus Prize in the Chemical Sciences.
Thaddeus Spratlen was a trailblazing business educator, a prolific scholar, a mentor and role model for generations of students.
September 2021 Issue
Kelsey Plum, ’17, captured a gold medal at the Tokyo Summer Olympics in 3x3 women’s basketball. She was one of 31 current and former UW athletes competing.
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Nin Truong brings creativity and sustainability to the world of public art, skateboarding and apparel.
A researcher combats cancer with the help of UW doctors and tools developed by his colleagues.
UW experts explain how to distinguish between memory loss and simple forgetfulness.
The UW’s six health sciences schools share a mission to improve care and soon will share a new building.
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