National Newsletter

Husky National – Summer 2018

Featured Stories

Volunteers on Parade

SoCal Huskies volunteer at Cinco de MayoSoCal Huskies joined in Cinco de Mayo fun and gave back by volunteering with Valley Village, a nonprofit dedicated to caring for people with developmental disabilities, at their third annual day of service. See Them in Action


Call for Viewing Party Hosts

Husky Alumni at a hosting partyWe’re looking for enthusiastic volunteers who want to host football viewing parties during the 2018 season. Whether it’s a few dedicated Dawgs at the corner pub or a sports bar full of superfans, you can be a Husky Host.  Sign Up to Host


Value of Higher Education

Ana Mari CauceIs a college education still relevant today? In her spring address, President Ana Mari Cauce explores what UW is doing to ensure the relevance of higher education for our students and the world. Watch the Talk


Salmon in the Summer

DC Alumni BBQSummer is all about sunshine, food and — of course — Husky salmon BBQs! Our events in DC and New York brought together alumni and built connections. Wrap-Up and Photos


Grid by Grid

a UW student teaches the people in the village about electricity situationMonths after Hurricane Maria, thousands in Puerto Rico still lack electricity. UW researchers are there employing new technologies to help restore power. Explore the Story / Leer en Español



Portland Summer BashPortland Food Cart

Sat., July 7, 2018

We’re hosting a casual summer event at BG Food Cartel where hungry Huskies can buy treats from more than 30 vendors. Bring the whole Dawg pack for a family-friendly afternoon of food carts, festivities and fun! Chow Down!



LA/OC Salmon BBQHusky Alumni at LA Salmon BBQ

Sun., July 29, 2018
The SoCal Huskies head to the Huntington Library for an evening of purple pride. UW leaders will share insights about the current Husky experience, updates from campus and ways to connect. Get Your Salmon



Houston Salmon BBQHusky Alumni at Houston Salmon BBQ

Sat., Aug. 4, 2018
The Houston Huskies Salmon BBQ is back! The event returns to the Nassau Bay home of Anita Gale, ’73, where Huskies will celebrate summer with friends new and old. Fire Up the Grill



Chick-fil-A Kickoff GameAuburn University and UW game

Sat. Sept. 1, 2018
Be part of history as one of the most touted teams in Husky history travels to Atlanta to launch the season against SEC powerhouse Auburn. Join the Pack


Alumni Spotlight

Jeff’s Corner

Jeff Adams HeadshotGeographic Trustee, Jeff Adams, ’04, takes a look ahead at a summer full of Husky events from coast to coast and around the world. Read Jeff’s Letter



The World Needs Journalists

Katie UtehSince Katie Utehs, ’08, made her on-air debut, journalism has undergone a transformation. Thanks to the skills she learned at UW, she’s finding ways to adapt. Read All About It



Prestigious Fellowship for Alumna

Deanna KroetzDeanna Kroetz, PhD, ’90, was among the 396 new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Fellows are recognized for their significant contributions to the sciences. Learn More About Her Work


Did You Know?

UW has national Alumni Communities


Campus Connections

Learning From the Ground Up

students and professor are discussing the research in a desertWhile field camps are disappearing at other universities, the College of the Environment’s geology field camp allows students to hit the dirt for lessons you can’t find in a textbook. Dig Into the Story


The Legacy Continues

The old Shell House and the new Shell HouseHome to UW Crew, master racing-shell builder, George Pocock, and the hub of aquatic recreation for decades, the historic ASUW Shell House is getting an upgrade, thanks to a $10M campaign. Hit the Water


New Burke Needs “U”

New Burke Museum The new Burke won’t open until 2019 but the exterior construction is almost complete! All that is missing is the “U” in the Burke sign and you can help. Learn how and see what’s next for the museum. Take A Sneak Peek


Marching Around Campus

Marching Band Member plays trumpetThe Husky Marching Band is the soul of UW sporting events but rarely are the stories of individual band members told. Take a look behind the scenes in this photo essay. March On

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