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January 3, 2019

The Tournament of the Roses tradition continues to live up to expectations

Ana Mari Cauce

Rose Bowl Game Day Guide, game ticket and Purple Reign Tailgate Ticket

This past Tuesday, students, alumni, coaches and fans of the University of Washington joined people all across America in one of the oldest and most beloved New Year’s Day traditions – the annual Tournament of Roses and the Rose Bowl Game. The opportunity to participate in “America’s New Year’s Celebration,” watched by millions across the…

December 27, 2017

UW student-athletes make us proud on and off the field

Ana Mari Cauce

This Saturday, the Huskies will face the Penn State Nittany Lions at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, AZ, capping an exciting, 10-2 season for our football team. I’m proud of the team, and proud of all the UW’s student-athletes, who demonstrate again and again how sportsmanship, athleticism, teamwork and drive contribute to their inspiring and outstanding Husky experiences.

October 20, 2013

President Young’s statement on the death of Don James

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Don James was a larger-than-life figure for generations of Husky fans and all of us at the university are saddened by his death. Our hearts go out to his wife Carol and his family as we mourn his passing. He was a special kind of leader who generated immense loyalty and affection among his players…

March 8, 2012

Sports Illustrated Q&A with UW President Michael Young

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UW President Michael Young shares his thoughts on the the cost-of-attendance stipend proposal for student athletes, the college bowl system and more. Read the Q&A on

October 7, 2010

Impacts of the home football game on Thursday, Nov. 18


Dear Members of the UW Community: On Thursday, Nov. 18, starting at 5 p.m., the University will play its final home football game of the season against UCLA in Husky Stadium. A mid-week game is highly unusual and results from the University accepting an invitation last April from ESPN to televise the contest to a…

March 26, 2010

Congrats to our men’s basketball team!


Congratulations to Coach Lorenzo Romar and the UW men’s basketball team for an exciting run in the NCAA tournament. While the loss to West Virginia in the round of 16 was bittersweet, our coaches and players should be very proud of their nine-game winning streak, Pac-10 Tournament championship and two NCAA tournament victories. I know…

March 15, 2010

Huskies are Pac-10 champs!


Congratulations to Coach Romar and the UW men’s basketball team for winning the Pac-10 tournament with a thrilling 79-75 victory over Cal on Saturday! Please join me in wishing the Huskies continued success when they take on Marquette in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday in San Jose. You can keep up…