Skipping class for an away game in the United States

UW student Qiao "Bridge" Hu immigrated from Beijing to the U.S. in 2014. Though he struggled to adapt at first, he says now that he doesn't regret coming.
Jul 22, 2019

STEM networks aim to diversify tech fields

Student and professional organizations push for corporate culture changes in the effort to diversify the science and technology fields.
Jun 19, 2019

A center of support for undocumented university students

Leadership Without Borders at the University of Washington shows how institutions can provide help that makes a difference to undocumented students.
Apr 17, 2019
Tibebu Proctor, 19, runs in the 5,000 meters at the Husky Classic for Washington on Feb. 8, 2019. Proctor earned All-American honors for the first time in his career in cross country last season after finishing 38th at the national meet.

Tibs Proctor’s unique run from Ethiopia to UW success

Tibebu "Tibs" Proctor, who immigrated from Ethiopia 10 years ago, has excelled at the University of Washington as a student and as a cross country athlete.
Apr 16, 2019

UW study: Anti-immigrant political discourse can hurt immigrant health

A University of Washington professor found that anti-immigrant political rhetoric and cultural division can lead to health issues for immigrants.
Apr 10, 2019
By Christine McManigal

How will we talk about Asian American athletes

Asian American sports professionals are increasingly hitting the big time, but sports commentators and analysts often resort to familiar racial stereotypes.
Mar 20, 2019

Join friends and neighbors at the Othello-UW Commons opening celebration

The open house and celebration for the new Othello-UW Commons will take place 4–7 p.m. on Jan. 16, 2019, with a brief program starting at 4:45 p.m.
Jan 7, 2019

The exciting and exhausting journey across an ocean

Tamara Benassuli is an International student from Switzerland. She visited the New York as a tourist a few times, but Benassuli only recently came over to live in Seattle as an exchange student.
Dec 25, 2018

From the first drive from LAX into a country reliant on cars

Jack Ma is a 21-year-old student at the University of Washington studying Computer Engineering. He came to the United States from Guangzhou, China, in 2012 at age 15 with his parents after middle school.
Dec 24, 2018

Local program leads charge to preserve Ladino language

It’s a language called Ladino. And what’s happening in this small office on the third floor of Thomson Hall at the University of Washington is an effort unlike any other currently to preserve a language and a culture that has been fading for the past hundred years.
Dec 3, 2018

Pitter Patter 5K

Announcing the PITTER PATTER 5k!  Taking BIG strides for LITTLE lives. Please join the Hudson David McNeel Foundation on October 7th for our annual fundraiser!  This family friendly, stroller friendly 5k event is open to anyone who is ready to take a step forward and join us in making a difference! When you participate in […]
Oct 7, 2018

Deaths of Thai students ruled murder-suicide

The women were identified as Kornkamon Leenawarat, 25, and Thiti-on Chotechuangsab, 32. Both were law students at the University of Washington.
Sep 7, 2018

Thai students found dead in apartment near University of Washington

A Seattle woman said her friend in Thailand had asked for help looking for one of the women the day before two women were found dead at a University District apartment.
Sep 6, 2018

First-generation college students pursue degrees despite obstacles

Each first-generation student’s story, by definition, begins with their parents’ stories. But being the first in your family to be on track to graduate with a four-year degree also comes with obstacles.
Jun 8, 2018

UW graduate students plan strike over pay, childcare, trans-inclusive healthcare

Among the issues, the University of Washington graduate student teachers and research assistants are calling for greater pay, more comprehensive transgender health coverage and increased childcare assistance.
May 11, 2018

Women’s rowing team pulls attention to massive garbage patch in Pacific

The crew will row 2,400 miles from California to Hawaii where they will pass a trash pile bigger than the size of the state they embark from.
Apr 30, 2018

An adoptee reflects after Ethiopia bans international adoptions

Ethiopia banned foreign adoptions this year, amid concerns about oversight. One woman considers how being adopted by a family in the U.S. changed her life.
Mar 13, 2018

Portraits of Resilience: University District

Karen Maniraho shows what resilience in the University District looks like.
Dec 11, 2017

3 things humanities international students should know while job hunting

Getting a job is hard for any recent graduate. International students in the humanities need to know their options.
Jun 12, 2017

Shiga’s Imports weathers a half century of changes on the Ave

The Shiga family's businesses endured through Japanese American incarceration, social change and nearby malls. But what about a proposed upzone on the Ave?
Jun 1, 2017