Seattle Times | 1/3/2012
The Dream Project, started and run by undergraduates at the University of Washington, helps students from schools in high-poverty areas around Seattle apply for college and find scholarship money.
The Seattle Times | 10/22/11
On Saturday, 10/22/11, more than 150 area high-school seniors went to a workshop hosted by the UW’s Dream Project to get an edge in the application process for big, national scholarships.
The Daily | 10/19/11
The Dream Project is determined to reach out to more high-school juniors and seniors as it implements an innovative plan to aid the greatest number of students possible. The new approach, called “saturation” by Dream Project leaders, involves working with an entire graduating class.
UW 360 | April 2011
Learn about UAA’s Dream Project which pairs students with mentors to instill the dream of higher education in low-income high schools. Video.
The Daily | 1/25/11
The Dream Project received a $2,000 donation from Bonneville International and the Seattle Seahawks. The donation is part of a monthly appreciation program by Bonneville Seattle Radio to highlight charities in Seattle.
KIRO radio | 1/21/11
The University of Washington’s Dream Project is making college a reality for thousands of high school students who never thought it would be possible.
The Daily | 11/15/10
The UW Dream Project plans to expand its effort to join UW student mentors with high-school mentees threefold, after receiving a nearly $1 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation this summer. The Dream Project pairs about 300 UW student mentors with high-school juniors and seniors to help guide them through the college application process.
U Week | 8/5/10
Profile of Jenee Myers Twitchell, undergraduate adviser for the minor in Education, Learning and Society, a doctoral student in the College of Education’s Educational Leadership and Policy Studies as well as co-founder of the Dream Project.
U Week | 3/4/10
The UW has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. The UW is the only public, four-year institution in Washington state to receive the recognition this year.
The Daily | 3/11/10
Senior Angel Corral is one of the almost 6,000 UW students who participated in volunteer work and service learning during the 2008-09 academic year and helped earn the university a place on the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
The Daily | 2/24/10
While many students at the UW learn about other countries in a classroom setting, students in a Task Force class from the Jackson School of International Studies were given the unique opportunity to apply their studies firsthand on a trip to Guatemala this month. Honors student Geoffrey Morgan and Dream Project member and Honors student Sam Lim are quoted.
The Daily | 2/19/10
An update on the progress of the Dream Project, a UW student-initiated high-school outreach program, was presented to the Board of Regents yesterday.
The Daily | 11/16/09
The Dream Project’s fourth annual Admissions Weekend Workshop hosted more than 300 students — known as “Dream Scholars” — for two days of intense work on their college applications.
The Daily | 2.9.09
For students trying to find a way to pay for college, recent news has been bleak: state funding for the UW will be cut, tuition will likely increase, endowment funds are losing money. But thanks to the UW Dream Project, incoming students can get the help they need when it comes to achieving the dream of attending college.
Seattle PI | 05/09/08
Sam Lim collects scholarships like some students amass parking tickets.
University Week | 02/21/08
The UW Seattle has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for exemplary service efforts and service to disadvantaged youth. The Corporation for National and Community Services bestows the honor.
The Seattle Times | 02/14/08
The University of Washington’s Seattle campus has been chosen by the Corporation for National and Community Services for a President’s Higher Education Community Service award for programs that aid disadvantaged youths.
The Chronicle of Higher Education | 12/14/07
Chunda Zeng expected to study for a career in chemistry and physics. But then the freshman at the University of Washington signed up for the Dream Project.
The Daily | 04/10/07
Last week, UW senior Alula Asfaw was named a 2007 Harry S. Truman Scholarship recipient. The scholarship, worth $30,000, has a long application process, which Asfaw began last year.