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UW Alumnus Benjamnin Lee Selected as Carnegie Junior Fellow

Carnegie junior fellows work alongside the endowment's more senior associates. He will be part of the Asia Studies division, working on issues of US-China security. Congratulations Benjamin!

UW student and alumna named Gates Cambridge Scholars

Congratulations Krittika D’Silva and Miriam Alvarado! The UW is one of only five universities globally to have both international and U.S. scholars.


  • Daniel S. Feetham named director of Undergraduate Academic Affairs Advising

    November 21, 2016

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs is pleased to welcome Daniel S. Feetham to his new appointment as director of Undergraduate Academic Affairs Advising. Feetham previously served as director of Advising and Student Engagement at the College of Engineering. In that role, he oversaw an award-winning advising staff that served more than 2,000 students annually. He began his…


  • Student draws on her past to inspire the future

    October 27, 2016

    Christina Chan

    Christina Chan, ’16, knows first-hand the adversity surrounding college entrance for many high school students, especially for low-income students like herself. When she entered her junior year at Franklin High School, college loomed before her, looking more and more like an unattainable goal. College application forms and personal essays were complicated requirements that she didn’t…


  • One big Husky family

    September 30, 2016

    Students come from all across Washington state, the country and the world, but when they come here, they are all part of the same Husky family. Watch as they come together in one gigantic W. (Video)

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In the Headlines

What it’s like to spend 9 days in PNW backcountry: ‘A reset for the human spirit’
The Seattle Times | 7/29/16

Undergraduate Research Symposium to highlight students' efforts
The Daily | 5/19/16

UW sophomores work to increase access for underrepresented pre-med students
The Daily | 10/18/15

UW-led network seeks to reframe poverty locally and globally
UW Today | 5/20/15

Colleges strive to meet demand for a more hands-on education
The Chronicle of Higher Education | 5/15/15

'Telling Our Stories' in Neah Bay
The Daily | 3/11/15

The best bang for your tuition buck? University of Washington
Puget Sound Business Journal | 3/5/15