Campus 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.


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.


Newsprint

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


February 24, 2017

John Lewis, civil rights

Luminary Lewis

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


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.


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.


December 1, 2011

Purple power

As anyone worth their purple and gold will tell you, the beloved “W” can be found everywhere. The UW Trademarks and Licensing Office oversees it all.


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.


March 1, 2009

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.


December 1, 2008

House of knowledge

The UW Seattle campus bears many Native American street names, but no place that really signifies the Native presence. That will change in 2011, when construction is slated to begin on the House of Knowledge.


Special gift

For nearly 30 years, Norris Haring led efforts to address learning challenges and develop strategies to help young people. Now, through a major planned gift, he is ensuring that this essential work will continue at the UW for years to come.


March 1, 2008

Progress on stadium

State lawmakers are considering a plan to help finance the renovation of Husky Stadium by tapping funds currently used to pay for professional stadiums in King County. A decision is expected before they adjourn March 12.