Discover the impact of student service and leadership at the Spring Celebration

Picture of Hanna Dinh volunteering with young student

UW students have a zeal for community service and activism. In 2012-13, more than 7,000 students engaged in academic service-learning, volunteering a staggering 465,000 hours with organizations such as Girls on the Run and the National Alliance on Mental Illness.  That’s the equivalent of 53 years of service. In recognition of this extraordinary accomplishment, the… Read More


Leadership: Beyond the yellow brick road

Ackerly Foundation representatives and students

Transforming the world of Oz was a team effort by Dorothy, the Tin Man, Cowardly Lion, and Scarecrow. What was their secret to success? How did they lead? Here at the University of Washington, we know that successful leadership begins with learning to lead and includes meaningful—and multiple—ways to practice and sharpen those skills. The… Read More