May 28, 2023
"How wonderful to return to campus and see that the arc of Black history, despite ongoing struggles, still bends toward justice," Audrey Edwards writes.
May 19, 2023
As UW mourns the loss of a beloved artist, we talk with a fellow Husky who saw first-hand how much the acclaimed painter cared about our campus and community.
May 18, 2023
Emma Cortes Ellendt explains her journey from business to aeronautics to Instagram in a Q&A with Aleenah Ansari.
April 27, 2023
Preston Wadley explores new truths in old objects through "Abstract Truth" at the Bellevue Arts Museum.
April 21, 2023
Sherri Berdine supports and strengthens the University’s relationships with nearly 40 tribal nations in the Pacific Northwest.
April 13, 2023
Mike Blowers and Shannon Drayer continue to bring baseball action to fans over the airwaves.
April 11, 2023
Look out for Lioness in Phinney Ridge this summer. Renee Erickson's latest restaurant will focus on shared plates and Italian wine.
March 23, 2023
Anna Dong, '21, uses her UW degree in neuroscience to create products that make people happier.
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
With scholarship support, Tony Nabors found a calling and a lifelong commitment to racial equity.
February 25, 2023
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.
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
Gov. Jay Inslee, ’73, selected Professor Alexes Harris, ’97, to serve a three-year term on the University’s highest governing body.
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.
“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
Poet Shin Yu Pai uses everyday objects to explore unique meaning in her new podcast "The Blue Suit."
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 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 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.
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.
September 2, 2022
Audrey Quinn detoured from a life in science to become an award-winning storyteller.
Collaborating with Will Smith and Dave Chappelle is all in a day’s work for one of TV’s leading women directors.
September 1, 2022
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Leonard Forsman, '87, is the UW's new regent. He tells Viewpoint his goals and priorities for his six-year term.
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.
March 11, 2022
Twenty years ago, the human rights leader delivered a message of hope to Seattle.
George Tramountanas, '93, turned personal tragedy to big-screen comedy in his new feature film about a unique incentive for weight loss.
March 5, 2022
Ally Ang is a 2021 graduate of the UW Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing, with a focus on poetry.
Software developer Tom Love’s innovative programming language became the backbone of every Mac, iPhone and iPad.
While working on her doctorate, Monica De La Torre, ’16, studied the Yakima Valley's Radio Cadena. She shares their stories in “Feminista Frequencies."
March 4, 2022
Actor Mickey Rowe's book chronicles his journey from a legally blind self-described outcast to the hero of his own story.
Evalynn Fae Taganna Romano, ’10, ’21, leads an effort recognize an often overlooked group in the pandemic: campus custodians.
Carlton Olson, ’61, overcame Type 1 diabetes to play 4 years of Husky baseball.
Versatility has been Jean Smart’s strength since her UW days. Now, the Emmy-winning actor’s star is shining brighter than ever.
As a UW regent, Leonard Forsman plans to help represent Indigenous people.
March 1, 2022
Judy Frater, '87, put her UW museology degree to good use by seeking out and empowering local Indian artisans.
February 14, 2022
An El Paso native's journey to UW leads to a key position as the White House Deputy Cabinet Secretary — and a piece of political power.
January 31, 2022
Player-turned-agent Ryan Minkoff’s second book, “Nora’s Hockey Dream,” pays homage to his sister and all the girls who love hockey.
December 4, 2021
‘Down the Ave,’ a card game developed by business students, is full of UW and Seattle references.
For a teacher in a time of COVID-19, the challenge is to bring the world to students.
Junior Coffey, who passed away recently, overcame traumatic experiences to become a Husky football star and racehorse trainer.
Imogen Cunningham was an innovative and influential fine art photographer. A retrospective features nearly 200 of her works.
A new book finally shines a spotlight on Paul Hayden Kirk, ’37, who set the standard for Northwest modernist architecture.
Longtime prisoners who received life and long sentences as minors benefit from a UW program that sends students and lawyers to help.
Twelve former student-athletes from five sports receive the highest honor in UW Athletics.
Alfredo Arreguin has painted the official portraits for three justices on the Washington State Supreme Court. At 86, the master of Mexican-American art remains a source of colorful ideas and vivid canvases.
November 19, 2021
One of Seattle’s few Black nurses in the 1940s, Rachel Suggs Pitts helped create a network of support for her colleagues and nursing students.
Enoka Herat works with law enforcement leaders and the families of people who have died from police violence to change practices in Washington.
A Japanese American UW grad turned businessman, Harry Kawabe was a humanitarian who built economies in two U.S. cities and dedicated his life to building community.
Poet Jane Wong isn’t afraid to lay her emotions bare as she explores ways beyond the written page to reach audiences.
October 30, 2021
Dave Stone, ’68, is recognized for his lifetime of service—military, public and volunteer—with the Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award.
October 21, 2021
Margaret Towolawi, ’10, adopts a new model for health care that promotes closer doctor-patient relationships.
September 11, 2021
“Fly Your Own Thing,” a celebration of the late Alden Mason, ’42, ’47, is on exhibit at the Bellevue Arts Museum.
September 8, 2021
Through the interplay of light with her creations, artist Barbara Earl Thomas creates ‘ordinary magic.’ Her extraordinary work explores childhood, race and religion.
September 4, 2021
Two decades after Tom Stockley and his wife, Peggy, perished in a plane crash, their daughters curate a new book of his eating pleasures.
James G. Anderson, '66, will receive the 2021 Dreyfus Prize in the Chemical Sciences.
Former Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, ’78, was appointed to the Edward V. Fritzky Endowed Chair in Leadership for the 2021-2022 school year.
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