March 1, 2023
The star of the HBO series “Hacks” scores yet another honor for playing acerbic Las Vegas comedian Deborah Vance – but couldn’t attend the show due to a heart issue.
February 26, 2023
Doctoral student Natalia Guayazán Palacios works to understand how plants and microorganisms coexist.
With scholarship support, Tony Nabors found a calling and a lifelong commitment to racial equity.
When Raymond Haug got out of prison, he was determined to end the cycle of crime and addiction. With the help of scholarships, he has transformed his life.
February 25, 2023
John Pariseau worked at the UW for more than 50 years and served as director of intramural sports.
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering was once the College of Mines. The name changed, but advancing technologies and research is stronger than ever.
Samantha Zwicker works to rehabilitate and reintroduce wildlife in the Amazon rainforest.
New Yorker cartoonist Olivia de Recat captures relationships in her book ‘Drawn Together.’
When Spain decided to allow Sephardic Jews to reclaim their citizenship, Doreen Alhadeff, ’72, jumped at the chance. She recently earned a knighthood for helping others do the same.
Vaccines show promise for treating addiction to oxycodone, heroin and other addictive substances.
The Foster School library put a time capsule from the 1990s on display to mark its anniversary.
“Body Language: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest,” submerses visitors in traditional tattooing practices and their modern expressions.
Landmark status will aid the drive to restore the ASUW Shell House.
February 23, 2023
Peter Bacho wrote a love letter to Seattle with “Uncle Rico's Encore,” a book he says he “had to write.”
February 15, 2023
Magical avocados, an (alleged) $1.5 million hairstyle and two Huskies-turned-Chiefs took over our TVs this weekend.
February 13, 2023
It took 36 years, but Don Coryell, the former Husky defensive back-turned-offensive genius in the NFL, gets the glory he long deserved.
January 27, 2023
Former New York Giants player Carl Fennema attended Husky football games for decades; his love for his alma mater never flagged despite age and injury.
The late Jerry Thornton was a great ballplayer and a real family man.
January 26, 2023
Margarethe "Grethe" Cammermeyer, '76, '91, served as an Army Nurse in Vietnam. She reflects on a return trip in 2019 with fellow UW veterans.
January 24, 2023
UW student veterans and Vietnam veterans travel to Vietnam to experience the duality of war and find the path to peace.
December 15, 2022
He's been in the wine business for decades, and he's only in his thirties. Andrew Januik (of Januik Winery and Andrew Januik Wines) was born to be a winemaker.
November 27, 2022
The UW team earned the EcoCAR Collaboration Award at last spring's Mobility Challenge.
An 18-year-old UW biology major is a legend in the world of fly casting.
The UW Graduate School will host an “Evening with Chuck D” for its public lecture series.
The MacArthur Foundation honors Yejin Choi, a professor who teaches human language to computers.
Gov. Jay Inslee, ’73, selected Professor Alexes Harris, ’97, to serve a three-year term on the University’s highest governing body.
Rick Redman was a star on both sides of the ball for the UW football team, playing guard and linebacker, and he shined on special teams as a punter.
On the 20th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Columbia tragedy, we remember astronaut Michael Anderson, ’81.
November 26, 2022
Two UW alumni lead separate projects to address some of the biggest social issues of our time.
With a foundation rooted in leadership, service and education, the Women’s University Club has served the community since 1914. This year, its headquarters turns 100.
Former Daily reporter turned Pulitzer Prize-winning editor Suki Dardarian was honored for her newspaper’s George Floyd coverage.
Bryn Nelson followed his love for animals and science to become both a microbiologist and the writer of a book on human feces.
In data and in the field, professor Briana Abrahms seeks ways for humans and wildlife to coexist as the climate changes.
When doctoral student Horacio Chacón Torrico looks at public-health data, he sees the ‘forgotten’ people he wants to help.
“She was a maverick, and she placed the most vulnerable and marginalized populations—primarily women and children—at the center of her work.”
November 23, 2022
In 1969, NASA launched Apollo 12, which took Richard F. Gordon, '51, to the moon and back.
November 17, 2022
From Anna Faris to Joel McHale, check out a few of our favorite performances from UW alumni on television.
November 9, 2022
John E. Kurnick, '67, climbed all 68 of the 14,000-foot peaks in the contiguous United States.
Anna Faris plays Savannah, a struggling business owner after her aunt's inheritance, in her latest silver screen effort.
November 4, 2022
The UW's new police chief, Craig Wilson, has served 26 years in the department.
Viewpoint Magazine highlights two new books from the UW community.
November 3, 2022
The UW seeks to make the Washington Park Arboretum and Center for Urban Horticulture more inclusive.
Poet Shin Yu Pai uses everyday objects to explore unique meaning in her new podcast "The Blue Suit."
The UW’s new law dean wants to infuse social justice and civil rights throughout the law school curriculum.
Studies show that students who feel a sense of belonging are more likely to thrive in college and experience better personal wellbeing.
Vern Harner led the effort to change University policy for names on diplomas. Now, trans students' diplomas can reflect their chosen names.
October 28, 2022
Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award recipient Michael Kilmer is now a leader in Veterans Affairs 20 years after being forced out of the Coast Guard.
September 20, 2022
History professor Margaret O'Mara explains how prior generations handled a pandemic and what we can learn from their mistakes.
Through the UW Fund and other unrestricted philanthropy, donors to the UW can make an immediate impact where it's needed most.
By supporting students, professors and research-based solutions to global problems, Leo Maddox Schneider's family is honoring his passion for learning and making a difference.
September 19, 2022
Alula Asfaw, '08, wants to help schoolchildren from disadvantaged backgrounds thrive. That's why he started the Dream Project.
September 16, 2022
The acclaimed Seattleite and actor wins her second consecutive Emmy Award on the day before her birthday.
The former Husky defensive back turned football upside down with his unstoppable “Air Coryell” passing attack.
On Oct. 6, all Husky players will wear number 19 warmup tops in memory of their teammate and to spread awareness of sudden cardiac arrest.
September 9, 2022
Quintard Taylor tells the stories of Seattle’s small, but influential Black community.
September 4, 2022
Joanne Montgomery, recipient of the 2022 Gates Volunteer Service Award, spent two decades as a nurse—and two more ensuring that the UW is at the forefront of the field.
As the UW’s Brotherhood Initiative grows—and welcomes a counterpart Sisterhood Initiative—students like senior Noah Stanigar continue to soar.
September 3, 2022
Willem Volkersz, ’65, will have an exhibit of his work, “The View From Here,” on display at the Boise Art Museum from Oct. 8 to Jan. 8.
Grace Funsten, ’17, ’22, studied ancient epitaphs in Rome as part of a select group of classics scholars.
Neurodiverse UW employees gather to share their stories at a seminar.
September 2, 2022
Audrey Quinn detoured from a life in science to become an award-winning storyteller.
Philanthropist Harriet Stimson Bullitt’s advocacy for Earth knew no bounds.
Collaborating with Will Smith and Dave Chappelle is all in a day’s work for one of TV’s leading women directors.
Thanks to a catalyzing donation, the ASUW Shell House—a location with a rich history—is on the way to being renovated for another century of service for campus and the community.
After an unprecedented Pacific Northwest heat wave, shellfish died at alarming rates. Tribal scientists and UW researchers figure out why.
September 1, 2022
Early each summer, the University organizes a statewide field trip to introduce new faculty and administrators to Washington.
Anastasiia Konovalova and her colleagues create normalcy for 350 Ukrainian schoolchildren living in Romania.
August 31, 2022
Ada Limón, the 24th poet laureate of the United States, gives UW Magazine a glimpse into her process.
There's a new head coach in town: Kalen DeBoer shares his insights on the upcoming season with editor Jon Marmor.
August 10, 2022
A “true leader,” Thaddeus Spratlen brought dignity, dedication and a scholarly approach to the Multicultural Alumni Partnership.
August 5, 2022
Once self-described as shy, the sociable Yvette Gunther, '45, now enjoys dance classes and public speaking. She recounts her time at the UW during World War II.
July 22, 2022
The 1998 drama graduate received the nation's highest honor in poetry.
July 21, 2022
Famed movie critic John Hartl had a thoughtful eye, an unusually high IQ and an encyclopedic knowledge of film.
June 15, 2022
They garden, they read, they cook and they dream of becoming dentists. Teachers: They're just like us! But these six are the cream of the crop.
May 30, 2022
A new nonprofit called the Husky Sailing Foundation aims to create a more stable future for a sports club that dates back to 1948.
School of Music Director JoAnn Taricani brought joy to her students and colleagues over more than four decades before her sudden death Feb. 1.
Linda Fagan will continue to put her UW master’s degree in marine affairs to good use in her new role leading the U.S. Coast Guard.
Wes Hurley has built a community of allies from his time at the UW, and it’s paying off.
NASA is going back to the moon and planning to land humans on Mars, thanks in part to Orion manager Howard Hu, ’91, ’94
Through public health crisis, nursing leader Pam Cipriano, ’81, has delivered doses of hope and advocacy. The 2022 Alumna Summa Laude Dignata award recognizes her service.
May 29, 2022
The story of the shocking theft, destruction and replacement of George Tsutakawa’s sculptural gates at the Washington Park Arboretum.
For the past 31 years, Jeff Bechthold has worked in sports information for the UW athletic department. He handles Husky football and crew.
Gary Lai, the lead architect of Blue Origin’s New Shepard program, heads to the heavens.
After 26 years leading Densho, a nonprofit organization committed to preserving and sharing Japanese American history, executive director Tom Ikeda, ’76, ’79, ’83, is retiring
The HUB has been home to a hair stylist since 1952. Now, salon operator Jane Snell hangs up her shears and closes the Scissor’s Edge.
For most people, camping season starts in early summer. For a few hardy UW students, it started in March.
May 25, 2022
Michael Verchot receives the 2022 UWAA Distinguished Service Award for his work on behalf of the UW Consulting and Business Development Center.
Ken Sirotnik's legacy remains strong nearly two decades after his death. The UWAA honors him with the 2022 Distinguished Teaching Legacy Award.
Jean Smart joins the growing list of UW legends whose names are engraved on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
For his dedication to the UW and Chicano/a/Latino/a communities, Erasmo Gamboa receives the 2022 Retiree Excellence in Community Service Award.
May 18, 2022
After the tragic and sudden loss of his friend, Adam Lang found a way to honor Daniel Phelps's memory.
May 17, 2022
A gifted actor and director—and one of "The Five Who Dared"—Harvy Blanks made history.
May 16, 2022
As the ECC celebrates 50 years of creating a space for diversity and inclusion, alumni share fond memories of the space.
Leonard Forsman, '87, is the UW's new regent. He tells Viewpoint his goals and priorities for his six-year term.
A new campus-wide effort led by Alexes Harris supports underrepresented groups and first-generation faculty.
May 5, 2022
UW-affiliated public radio stations KUOW and KEXP mark milestones in 2022.
May 4, 2022
College of Built Environments students help historically Black churches survive gentrification.
May 3, 2022
Frank Irigon, noted social and civil rights activist, will be honored with the 2022 Charles E. Odegaard award.
Meet the 2022 recipients of the Multicultural Alumni Partnership awards.