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U Lead We Lead 2014 is coming! Register for this inspiring event today!

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Portrait of Professor Victoria Lawson

Professor Victoria Lawson

The University Honors Program welcomes its new director!

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The big W

Thousands of new students form a gigantic W on Husky Field.

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Ed Taylor, Vice Provost and Dean

Ed Taylor receives College of Education's 2014 Distinguished Graduate Award.

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Featured Stories

  • Portrait of Professor Victoria Lawson

    September 30, 2014

    New director maps social justice to Honors Program landscape

    This fall, the University Honors Program welcomed a new director, Victoria Lawson, professor of geography, internationally-recognized scholar on global poverty and co-founder of the Relational Poverty Network. Victoria Lawson, professor of geography, is the new director of the University Honors Program. “Honors is amazing. It drew me in because of what it does,” says Lawson.…

  • Photo of students in W formation

    September 22, 2014

    "W" stands for welcome!

    On September 21, 2014, thousands of new University of Washington freshmen and transfer students formed a gigantic W on the field at Husky Stadium and had their class photo taken. The big "W" Entering students stand together to form a giant W on Husky Field.   The W photo tradition began in 2005 as a…

  • Picture of students talking on the grass

    August 19, 2014

    Summer is for undergraduate research at the UW

    For most, campus life is a little quieter during the summer but undergraduates continue to pursue research in a range of disciplines, from STEM fields to the humanities. They’re preparing to show their summer projects to a broader audience as well. Undergraduates participating in one of several summer research opportunities at the University of Washington…

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