Students

June 5, 2018

Leading roles

All four of the 2017-18 UW student body presidents were people of color, and each of them saw race, equity and social justice as central to their position.


Three-minute thesis

Five students stood out in this year’s Three-Minute Thesis competition, an annual event sponsored by the Graduate School.


April 5, 2018

International problem solvers

Outside of the classroom, UW engineering students solve problems around the world.


November 15, 2017

Students of nature

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation is changing the faces—and future—of conservation.


October 19, 2017

Painting labor

Arely Morales, '17, took inspiration from Latino artists and a poet in developing her style.


September 1, 2015

Band life

Senior physics major Carlo Torrella joined the UW’s 240-member marching band in 2011. It has been one of the most demanding experiences of his life. But “I’m so glad I did it,” he says.


June 1, 2015

Give Me 5: Dan Kingma

Despite scholarship offers from other schools, Dan Kingma was certain that he was a Husky, even if that meant joining the program as a walk-on.


June 1, 2012

Green light

More than 40 UW students from a variety of disciplines are building a car for the future as part of the EcoCAR 2 competition.


Brand-new Lander

The new Lander Hall will be a leading-edge residence, part of the UW’s effort to transform west campus into a vibrant community where students feel at home.


December 1, 2008

Students to the rescue

A charitable group set up by two UW students after the May 12 earthquake in China’s Sichuan Province has been as no-nonsense as its name, raising $65,000 for children in the disaster zone and winning a prestigious award


September 1, 2007

First freshman

Surviving your first year of college is always an experience — especially if you are in the first freshman class ever admitted to your campus.


Commendations flow

Shortly before 1 a.m. on March 15, 2006, Edward Marsette woke to a loud crash outside his Auburn home. Within minutes, he was pulling people from a fiery, overturned car.


June 1, 2007

$100,000 for memorial

Students, alumni and friends of the UW have raised more than $100,000 for a memorial to former UW students who have received the Medal of Honor, ASUW President Cullen White announced April 9.


September 1, 2005

Common ground

The determination of two exceptional students brings a monument to diversity to the UW campus.


Student leader

A graduate of Tacoma’s Lincoln High School, Anthony Rose came to the UW in 2001. He is the current president of the Black Student Union, a former member of the Higher Education Coordinating Board and a volunteer helping prepare students for college. 


March 1, 2004

One for the books

In second grade they told her that she read too much, but today Allyssa Lamb is one of only 32 U.S. students to win a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford.


March 1, 2003

Faces of the millennium

Over the last three years, the University of Washington has been able to attract 90 Gates Millennium Scholars. Here are the stories of five recipients.