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January 14, 2016

Remembering King: Students’ voices push arc toward justice – and we should listen

Ed Taylor

Portrait of Vice Provost and Dean Ed Taylor

Some 48 years after his death, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day will undoubtedly bring protests to college campuses around the country, including here at the University of Washington. The students will march peacefully and forcefully. They will ask how long it will take to create a climate that welcomes every student. They will ask how we, as a university, plan to address “economic colonialism“ and how administrators plan to create a true multiracial campus that will serve as prelude to a “multiracial nation where all groups are dependent on each other.”


April 23, 2014

Undergraduate creates device to help diagnose cancer

Jacob Christensen

Video still of Chris Burfeind

Chris Burfeind is a senior studying mechanical engineering and researching microfluidic devices in Eric Seibel’s lab. With the help of the lab, Chris has created a credit card-sized device that can analyze biopsy tissues and help diagnose pancreatic cancer in minutes.


April 14, 2014

Photos, video, and stories from Justice Sotomayor’s UW visit

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Photo of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor visited the University of Washington earlier this year. Provost Ana Mari Cauce interviewed Justice Sotomayor, asking questions submitted by students. The audience learned about the Justice’s formative experiences that shaped her into who she is today. Relive the event through video, photos, and links to media stories.


February 12, 2014

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to visit UW in March

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Portrait of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

On March 10, 2014, United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will visit Seattle to talk about My Beloved World, her memoir chronicling her journey from a housing project in the Bronx to her service as a federal judge in New York and ultimately as a Supreme Court Justice.