News

May 21, 2018

Making trouble

“Women are shaking the foundation of this country in every possible way," said Cecile Richards, the president of Planned Parenthood, at a UW Book Store event.


May 8, 2017

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Brothers, mentors, friends

Inside the new program advocating for black and brown students on campus.


May 6, 2017

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Talking Trump

Attorney General Bob Ferguson, '89, returned to campus.


April 12, 2017

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Huskies in the headlines

A roundup of alumni in the news.


April 5, 2017

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Huskies in the headlines

A roundup of alumni in the news (3/30-4/05).


March 30, 2017

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Busting BS

Inside the class that's training students to catch—and call out—fake news and falsehoods.


March 29, 2017

Huskies in the headlines

A 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.


Newsprint

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


February 28, 2017

Spokane startups

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


February 27, 2017

A Zillow addition

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.


February 24, 2017

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Luminary Lewis

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


December 29, 2016

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Healthy people, healthy planet

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


December 16, 2016

The Not-So-Daily

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


December 15, 2016

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Thouless nabs Nobel

The highest honor in physics goes to Professor Emeritus David Thouless.


September 1, 2016

The med student is in

While classroom instruction is crucial for learning the scientific foundations of medicine, there is no substitute for firsthand clinical experience. That’s why the UW School of Medicine launched a new curriculum last year that puts an earlier and greater emphasis on clinical training.


March 1, 2016

2015 shined a spotlight on race

After a year of intensifying protests, the UW opens a dialogue and takes action to promote equity.


December 1, 2015

The silent stroke

If a stroke should occur, the unparalleled care at UW Medicine's Harborview Medical Center will give you your best shot.


September 1, 2015

Introducing GIX

Last summer, high up in a Bellevue office building’s bright conference room, leaders from the UW, Microsoft Corp., and China’s Tsinghua University announced a novel partnership. They will train a new generation of innovative scientists, technicians and entrepreneurs.


It all starts here

Fluke Hall provides a base for innovators to develop their products and look for investors.


Innovation in action

Innovation at the UW occurs across disciplines, as well as in how the institution is run and how students are educated. Here are a few examples of innovation in action.


The CoMotion Commitment

While the UW is known for its groundbreaking research, it has not been perceived as spry or supportive in leveraging the expertise of its faculty. Vikram Jandhyala has set out to change that.


UW Press at 100

The University of Washington's press dates back to Edmond Meany's 1915 book on the governors of the state and territory.


The new mindset

Turning research into better living is the goal of UW's innovation imperative.


June 1, 2015

Welcome to wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ

wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – the Intellectual House – is a place the UW Native American community can call home.


March 1, 2015

Gerberding's legacy

Though the longest-serving president in UW history (from 1979 to 1995) is no longer with us—the North Dakota native died Dec. 27 at the age of 85 after suffering a stroke—his imprint on the University is indelible.


Grade upgrade

Sure, it’s a national model of academic support; but the UW’s Instructional Center is way more than that—it’s a family for students who need a boost.


June 1, 2014

Spokane solution

Expanding medical education in Eastern Washington’s largest city will address a key problem: increasing the number of primary care physicians in rural and underserved areas.


March 1, 2013

Top cop

Jim Pugel, ’81, keeps mementos from the sometimes-grueling adventures he completes each year with his former University of Washington crew teammates.


September 1, 2012

Highest honors

Two alumni were among 13 people receiving the highest honor given to an American civilian—the Presidential Medal of Freedom.


March 1, 2010

Huskies in Haiti

In the aftermath of a massive earthquake, numerous UW Medicine and Health Sciences faculty, students and health professionals went to Haiti to treat the injured and sick and care for the displaced.


June 1, 2009

Teachers of the year, 2009

The seven recipients of this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards represent the broadest range of disciplines, from English to maxillofacial surgery. But they all have one thing in common: the ability to hold their students spellbound.


Going to bat

Last year, Seattle Mariners legend Edgar Martinez and his wife, Holli, ‘08, launched the Martinez Foundation to help students of color through scholarships and grants.


Rucker to lead UWAA

Paul Rucker, ’95, ’02, who oversaw the expansion of the University of Washington Alumni Association’s programming efforts over the past five years, has been named executive director of the 120-year-old organization.


Bitter budget

For the first time in its history, the UW will be getting more money from tuition than from the state of Washington.


March 1, 2009

UW feels the crunch

Gov. Chris Gregoire, '69, '71, warned that her 2009-11 state budget would contain "something ... for everybody not to like," and the University of Washington proved to be no exception.


Tribal counsel

Since Mark Emmert’s arrival as president, the UW has renewed its focus on recruiting and retaining more Native American students, faculty and staff.