National Newsletter

Husky National – Spring 2018

Featured Stories

Nationwide Member Benefits

Dubs standing in front of the quadYou don’t have to live in Seattle to enjoy the benefits of a UWAA membership. No matter where they are, UWAA members can take advantage of perks like online discounts on Husky gear, access to academic journals and much more.  View Online Benefits


Dawg Days Shines Again

Dawg Days in the Desert Group PhotoDawg Days in the Desert returned for another great year of events in the Palm Springs area. Relive all the fun by heading to our website and checking out our recap. Take A Look


Laborers in the Limelight

a picture of Arely MoralesTexas Husky, Arely Morales, ’17 MFA, tells the stories of Latino Laborers through her paintbrush. She hopes her striking portraits add visibility to people who are often overlooked. Be a Mentor


Inspiring Future Engineers

Gabriella Tosado in a LabGabriella Tosado, a Chemical Engineering graduate student from Miami, is committed to inspiring underrepresented students in the pursuit of STEM disciplines and careers.  Follow Her Journey


Justice for the Wrongfully Convicted

a group picture David Owens with two of the studentsChicago attorney David Owens, ’04, fights wrongful convictions. He recently helped free Patrick Prince, who spent 26 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit. Read About His Work



Baseball in CaliforniaUW Men Baseball player wield baseball bat

Mar. 29, 2018 – Apr. 2, 2018

Husky Men’s Baseball will take on USC and San Diego State University in March and April. UW alumni in SoCal are planning to attend and cheer them on. Contact Kendra Hall at for more information.



Portland Lunch and LearnA headshot of Sean Sullivan

Wed., May 9, 2018
Sean Sullivan, Dean of the School of Pharmacy, will travel to Portland to meet with alumni in May. Huskies will have a chance to chat and learn about addressing the high cost of prescription drugs. Invites are coming soon.



Portland Career TrekStudents see a worker operate professional softwares

June 10, 2018 – June 13, 2018
Twelve students will head to Portland in June to meet with alumni and visit the places they work. Students will get an inside view into prominent Portland businesses like Nike and Columbia. For more information, visit the Career Treks page.



New York Salmon BBQNew York Salmon BBQ

Sat. June 16, 2018
The date is set for the 45th Annual New York Salmon BBQ. Mark your calendar for the Husky summer kickoff!




DC Salmon BBQDC Salmon BBQ

Sun. June 17, 2018
The date is set for the 45th Annual New York Salmon BBQ. Mark your calendar for the Husky summer kickoff!




DC Summer Softball and Soccer LeaguesSoccer shoes are hanging on the wall

Interested in teaming up with the Huskies for co-ed sports this summer? Email Elle Carne for information about soccer or Kyle Harbaugh for more information about softball.


Alumni Spotlight

Jeff’s Corner

Jeff Adams HeadshotGeographic Trustee, Jeff Adams, ’04, reflects on a winter full of Husky excitement and looks forward to more events and opportunities in the spring. Read Jeff’s Letter



Let Your Husky Spirit Fly

Three volunteers hold UW flagsJoin UWAA by March 31 and you’ll receive a free spirit flag. With more than 56,000 members, you’ll become a part of one of the most loyal and connected alumni communities in the nation. Be A Member Today



International Out and About

logo of UWAA Common GroundIt’s been a busy quarter for UW alumni, students and supporters around the world. From prestigious appointments to generous gifts and musical premiers to undersea dives, we’ve got tons of Husky news to share. Be Thoughtful


Did You Know?

UW has more than 160,000 donors in states outside of WA


Campus Connections

Are You Ready to Join the Circle?

A couple walks out of a President's Circle eventThe President’s Club a group of donnors recognized for their generous contributions to the University is now The President’s Circle. The new name is more inclusive of our broad community of supporters. Read The Announcement


Classics & Catapults

two students are making catapultA popular course combines building catapults and other ancient technologies with the study of ancient philosophers. Read The Story



Keep Connected to UW!