Tuition 101

Twenty years of decreasing state funding has led to an increasing reliance on tuition. But did you know that the UW has one of the lowest tuitions among its peer institutions? Or that increased tuition has resulted in a 45% increase in financial aid for low and middle income families? A tuition fact sheet from… Read More

New art & literary journal debuts

Stratus, showcasing the work of graduates from UW Professional  and Continuing Education, will begin accepting submissions for its second issue in May 2012, with publication expected in July. The new 100-page journal includes novel excerpts, short stories, children’s literature, narrative nonfiction and memoir, as well as drawings, paintings and photographs.

CUCAC Meeting Notice

The University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will meet on Tuesday January 10,  at UW Tower. Items on the agenda will include amendments to the University Master Plan associated with the West Campus Student Housing Projects, and an update to the RFQ/C process for Building 9 at Magnuson Park. For more details, please refer… Read More

Seasons Greetings!

The Office of Regional Relations extends warmest holiday wishes to all of our friends and neighbors and invites you to view a special seasonal greeting from UW President Michael Young. Classes at the UW will resume January 3. Suzzallo & Allen Libraries will generally remain open Monday – Friday, but please check schedules.

Vintage children’s books in library display


Looking for something charming (and free) to entertain holiday company? Take them to Special Collections in the Allen Library (downstairs) where about 150 pieces of pop-up and moveable children’s books, some dating to the 17th century, are now on display as part of a new exhibit  called Merry Company: Pop-ups, Movables & Toy Books.  Suzzallo… Read More

Holiday Trees 101

If putting up a holiday  tree is on your weekend agenda, you may want to check the on-line Elisabeth C. Miller Library at UW Botanic Gardens for tips on introducing a living tree to your home. The site also offers suggestions about using cut trees in your garden when the holidays are over. Not interested… Read More

CUCAC Meeting Notice

The University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will hold its 114th meeting on Tuesday December 13, 7:00 – 8:30 PM at UW Tower. Items on the agenda will include an update on UW sustainability efforts and a presentation on UW Police Department potential building sites. Both powerpoints in pdf format are posted below. Dec2011_Environmental_Stewardship_Sustainability_at_the_UW… Read More

Facts about UW affordability and access

As the state funding crisis continues with recent news about the Governor’s 2012 supplemental budget and with the state legislature now in special session, many rumors have surfaced about access to the University. A new fact sheet from the Office of External Affairs addresses concerns over the number of undergraduates from Washington state (80%); the… Read More

Law School clinics serve students and the public


Since 1979, the UW School of Law has offered students the opportunity to represent real clients or mediate real cases by working with faculty members through the Clinical Law Program, part of the School’s mission to provide “generous public service.” The Innocence Project Northwest (IPNW) Clinic grew out of a volunteer effort aimed at freeing… Read More

Intensive diabetes therapy can prevent kidney disease

A two-decade study by UW Medicine physician Dr. Ian de Boer and other researchers reinforced  the importance of early, intensive control of blood sugar levels in type 1 diabetes.