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May 14, 2018

Affordable Housing Week at the University of Washington

Along with Seattle University, Seattle Pacific University and Highline College, the University of Washington has issued a proclamation declaring this week, May 14–May 18, as Affordable Housing Week. View President Cauce’s proclamation here and read more here about the combined efforts of the participating institutions and host organization, the Housing Development Consortium of Seattle-King County.


April 27, 2018

Dream Project Visit

On April 19, President Cauce visited Evergreen High School in the Highline School District to visit with University of Washington students who are mentors in the UW Dream Project. The UW Dream Project is a service learning course and post-secondary planning/college access program housed out of two UW departments: Undergraduate Academic Affairs and the College…


December 5, 2017

UW, community partners launch Doorway Project to help homeless youth

Seattle’s crisis in unsheltered homelessness is evident most days in the University District as too many young people find themselves without shelter, jobs and other support. Thanks to Washington State House Speaker Frank Chopp, committed community partners, passionate students and innovative faculty, UW launched a new effort this past Sunday to get more homeless young…


September 20, 2017

Affordable Housing Partnership

We’re pleased to share news of a joint partnership that will yield additional affordable housing units in the U District. Here’s the story from the UW News office: September 5, 2017 UW, Seattle Housing Authority plan to build affordable housing in the U District UW News staff The University of Washington and the Seattle Housing…


June 18, 2015

Study reveals surprising truths about caregivers

A study lead by Emilio Zagheni, a UW assistant professor of sociology is believed to be the first to break down unpaid caregiving in the United States by age and gender of caregivers and those they care for and reveals some surprising truths about caregiving in America. The study found that almost one-third of the…



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