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Boundless Stories

Browse stories of the people, places and programs that drive the University of Washington to work for a world of good.



The unsinkable Concrete Canoe Team

United by a passion for problem-solving, a group of UW undergrads are putting their minds — and paddles — together to build and race a canoe made out of concrete.

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Meet the Husky 100

The Husky 100 is a new award recognizing 100 UW undergraduate and graduate students who exemplify the Husky Experience. Leaders, innovators, activists, teachers, change agents – get to know these outstanding students.


Race & Equity Initiative

The UW is taking action to create a more inclusive campus. Learn about current and developing projects, leadership workshops and how you can get involved.

Race & Equity Initiative Viewpoint article


Celebrating the U-District, dramatically

UW School of Drama students are turning their stories of working with local community organizations into a Jones Playhouse production through the year-long Skies Over Seattle project.

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Alternative Spring Break

Spring break can be an eye-opening experience for UW undergrads who spend the week teaching in underserved areas of the state. In this special feature, hear their compelling stories and meet some of their eager students.


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News & Events

A baby drinks from a new breastfeeding cup designed at the UW.
Health Sciences

Designed in Seattle, this $1 cup could save millions of babies

Inventors from PATH, the UW and Seattle Children’s designed a feeding cup that could help prevent starvation in premature and high-risk babies in developing countries.

Seattle Times

uw golf ncaa title
Husky Athletics

Huskies capture first women’s golf NCAA championship

UW won the women’s national title for the first time in program history with a 3-2 victory over Stanford. The final was so close that it came down to two matches that went to overtime.

Women’s Golf

Jennifer Cohen
Husky Athletics

Jennifer Cohen appointed athletic director at the UW

After a four-month national search, Jennifer Cohen, who has been serving as the interim athletic director since January, has been named the UW’s new athletic director.

UW Today

Fast Facts

Undergraduate milestones

Research Symposium 1,100+ students Internships 354,133 hours

Public service @ the UW

Public service @ the UW: 6,659 students / 854,104 hours in 2015