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Latest News


  • CEO of living wage collegiate apparel factory speaks on campus

    April 1, 2015

    Joe Bozich, founder and CEO of the world’s foremost collegiate apparel living wage factory speaks on campus today. In 2010, he opened a factory in the Dominican Republic that pays workers three times the minimum wage. Event details...


  • UW students and leaders connect with Ambassador Kennedy in Japan

    March 31, 2015

    Dr. Peter Moran, Director of UW International Programs & Exchanges, visited Tokyo to serve on an expert panel and connect with University of Washington and Waseda University students at an event celebrating the exchange of students between the United States and Japan. At the panel discussion, Dr. Moran discussed the UW’s long history of student…


  • Faculty lecture highlights importance of study abroad for underrepresented minority students

    March 18, 2015

    In this year's Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture, Dr. Shawn Wong from the Department of English will discuss his experiences leading study abroad programs and explore the importance of travel for undergraduate students. The free lecture will be held on Thursday, April 16 at 6pm in Alder Hall. Learn more and register to attend...


  • Treasured UW Sephardic document featured in PBS documentary

    March 13, 2015

    A precious document from the UW Sephardic Studies Program's Digital Library & Museum is featured in a new PBS documentary called The Jewish Journey: America.  Read more from the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies...


  • wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House will unite indigenous learning, research efforts

    March 12, 2015

    After 40 years of planning and hard work, wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House opens today on UW campus. The indigenous learning center will be a gathering place for the entire University community and a home base for Native students and a center for research. Read more from UW Today...