Local News

November 30, 2023

Good eats

Find out which seven alumni-owned restaurants are getting national attention.

November 9, 2023

A requiem for Burgermaster

A hotspot for UW rowers and other community members, Burgermaster's flagship location has an uncertain future.

November 27, 2022

Solidarity forever

After three decades, the UW Bridges Center continues to grow, as does union membership nationwide.

Genius at work

The MacArthur Foundation honors Yejin Choi, a professor who teaches human language to computers.

A medical emergency

The UW struggles to enroll Black medical students—a trend that is playing out across the nation.

September 4, 2021

AAPI stories

A website highlights Asian American and Pacific Islander voices from our community.

March 20, 2020

We need to talk about vehicle residency

Criminalizing a form of shelter causes undue and disproportionate harm to vulnerable people.

March 12, 2019


How UW research convinced our state's highest court to toss out the death penalty.

March 7, 2019

Keep it Moovn

Foster grad wants to change how Seattle moves with a homegrown ride-sharing app.

December 1, 2018

Signs of success

To recognize Tom Foley and Alan Sugiyama for their drive to make life better, two roadways were named in their honor.

March 24, 2017

A legacy of access

Celebrating 50 years of the 1967 Community College Act.

June 1, 2015

Welcome to wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ

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

December 1, 1995

Hard times on the Ave

Set up by Seattle's pioneers as the city's second main street before the turn of the century, University Way NE today sadly bears little resemblance to its old self.

March 1, 1995

Gains for women

Since the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, women—both black and white—have made the greatest gains in the job market, says UW Sociology Professor Paul Burstein.