Office of the President

November 12, 2019

Visionary gift creates neuroscience research opportunities in partnership with UCSF and UC Berkeley

Ana Mari Cauce

Thanks to a visionary gift from the Weill Family Foundation, the UW today joins UC San Francisco and UC Berkeley to launch a new era of collaboration in the study of the human brain.


November 11, 2019

Our global alumni network lets us tackle big ideas all over the world

Ana Mari Cauce

Thanks to our global community, we have unique opportunities to share the quest for knowledge and discovery far beyond our campuses. This weekend, I was honored to take part in one such opportunity: Converge Taipei.


November 5, 2019

Come together to honor – and support – our veterans

Ana Mari Cauce

The University of Washington is proud to honor all veterans, especially the students, faculty, staff, alumni and parents who are part of our UW family. Throughout the week leading up to our annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony, we are hosting events to celebrate our veterans and help our community better understand how to support our friends and colleagues who have served.


November 1, 2019

The UW’s global reach creates opportunities for all

Ana Mari Cauce

Today, we officially launch the Center for International Relations & Cultural Leadership Exchange, or CIRCLE, to streamline and enhance support for international students, global education and opportunities for cross-cultural exchange. The launch of CIRCLE coincides with UW Global Month, a chance to celebrate our global impact and highlight the many opportunities for students, faculty and staff to experience and share the richly diverse cultures that shape our community.


October 17, 2019

New Burke Museum builds priceless connections to our people and our past

Ana Mari Cauce

Last week marked the opening of the new Burke Museum, a beautiful and innovative home for this priceless public resource, which is so integral to our campus and state. For a great public university like the UW, the Burke is a vital bridge connecting our core mission of education and discovery to the public.


October 15, 2019

2019 Annual President’s Address: The Public University’s Role in Tending Democracy

Ana Mari Cauce

Thank you to everyone who joined me for this year’s Annual President’s Address, whether in person or via livestream. Our great public university has a unique and essential part to play in advancing our democratic values.


October 10, 2019

New population health building named in honor of renowned data scientist Hans Rosling

Ana Mari Cauce

Photo of Hans Rosling with graphical plot projected behind him

Today, the Board of Regents voted to name the new population health building the Hans Rosling Center for Population Health. I am delighted that we have this opportunity to honor Dr. Rosling, a Swedish physician and pioneer in the use of data to address the world’s biggest health challenges.


October 3, 2019

University-wide climate survey needs your voice

Ana Mari Cauce

As I shared in April, next week we will launch a university-wide climate survey to examine the experiences of students, faculty and staff across the UW. This survey will be a powerful tool in our collective work to make our University a more equitable working and learning environment that allows everyone to reach their full…


September 23, 2019

Welcome to a new academic year!

Ana Mari Cauce

The start of a new academic year at the University of Washington is always an exciting season — a time for friends and colleagues to reunite, a fresh new page for returning students and a whole new chapter for those just beginning their UW experience. I’m grateful to be kicking off the UW’s 159th year with our whole community.


September 22, 2019

Welcome, New Huskies! The 2019 Convocation President’s Address

Ana Mari Cauce

President Ana Mari Cauce’s address to incoming students and their families at the 2019 Convocation ceremony, held in the Alaska Airlines Arena on Sunday, September 22, 2019. Remarks as prepared for delivery.


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