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March 26, 2024

University of Washington appoints Pat Chun as Director of Athletics

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The University of Washington has appointed Pat Chun to serve as its 17th Director of Athletics, UW President Ana Mari Cauce announced today. He will begin his duties Wednesday, March 27.

January 9, 2024

Video: UW football fans grateful for ‘amazing’ season

Cheering woman shakes purple pompom in stadium crowd

At Monday’s CFP National Championship Game in Houston, Husky Nation turned out, proud in purple and gold, and cheering on a UW team that was undefeated this season. Tens of thousands of fans packed NRG Stadium – some fresh off the Huskies’ Sugar Bowl win in New Orleans – and stayed to the end. Though…

January 5, 2024

Husky football players take their skills from the field to the classroom and beyond

Holly Barker, a University of Washington teaching professor of anthropology, and three current members of the UW football team — Ulumoo Ale, Makell Esteen and Faatui Tuitele — are studying how the skills they develop to maximize their chances of victory on the field have applications outside the stadium. Their work, which is ongoing, is showing that the research methods and analytical abilities of student-athletes are applicable in academic and research settings, as well as jobs in a variety of fields.

December 27, 2023

Husky walk-on turned All-American sets sights on career in pediatrics

Edefuan Ulofoshio on a football field without a helmet, screaming into the camera.

Edefuan Ulofoshio, who started his University of Washington football career as a walk-on, was named a second-team All-American and received first-team All-Pac-12 recognition this season.

October 7, 2023

University of Washington appoints Troy Dannen as Director of Athletics

Troy Dannen

The University of Washington has appointed Troy Dannen to serve as its 16th Director of Athletics, UW President Ana Mari Cauce announced today. Dannen most recently served as the Director of Athletics at Tulane University, where during his eight-year tenure the Green Wave had 49 All-Americans and 21 conference champions, and made 41 postseason appearances,…

August 4, 2023

University of Washington will join the Big Ten Conference in 2024

The University of Washington will join the Big Ten Conference, leaving the Pac-12 Conference, effective in August 2024, UW President Ana Mari Cauce announced Friday.

June 13, 2023

UW welcomes PepsiCo as official partner beginning July 1

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The University of Washington today announced that PepsiCo will become its official beverage partner beginning July 1.