HFS discusses proposed north campus housing design

Students currently living in the north campus residence halls will inevitably face higher housing costs within the next few years, according to the current north campus housing plan.

Sean D. Sullivan becomes the new Dean of the School of Pharmacy

Sean D. Sullivan was appointed by the UW Board of Regents as the new Dean of the School of Pharmacy, effective Sept. 15.

UW community responds to Ferguson verdict

The HUB elevator bells rang repeatedly amid the silence that took over the rest of the building’s atrium. For more than four minutes, students, faculty, staff, and community members remained quiet.


‘Biggest game of the year’

Bragging rights on the line as Huskies visit Cougars

Senior night matchup brings nation’s No. 1 team to Hec Ed

On Wednesday night, seniors Krista Vansant and Kaleigh Nelson will play in their final regular season home game for the Washington indoor volleyball team.

Huskies to spend Thanksgiving in Cancun

While many students, athletes included, head home to celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family, the Washington women’s basketball team will embark on a multiple day trip to Cancun, Mexico, where it will play three games on three consecutive days beginning with a matchup against the Florida State Seminoles on Thursday at 3:30 p.m.


Will’s word of the week: hospitality

In honor of Thanksgiving, I wanted to highlight a word associated with giving and gratitude. I was inspired by my friend Casey Karbowski, who very generously made me feel welcome and cared for during a recent trip to Chicago. Casey was hospitable, that is, he practiced the art of “hospitality.”

Table for one

Being in public alone isn’t as scary as it seems

Take a trip down memory lane

Why nostalgia is good in moderation

Arts & Leisure

Thanksgiving in Seattle

Seattle restaurants offering Thanksgiving dinner

Forty-six years and counting

A UW librarian finds her calling in Special Collections

Film review: ‘Horrible Bosses 2,’ dir. Sean Anders

This kind of stupidity should be criminal


English immersion

Students from Japan visit the UW through a yearlong international studies program

Carbon battle

Non-partisan grassroots group Carbon Washington (Carbon WA) aims to bring progressive environmental legislation to the 2016 state ballot — and it’s in the midst of making strides on the UW campus.

Brick tricks

A cover of darkness means it’s go time for a brick bandit. A person scouring the Quad and Red Square for a keepsake usually flits through the shadows of a cloudy Seattle night instead of risking a daytime raid.

And the theft is often a crime of opportunity. To the prowler, the dark rust-red bricks are easy targets to swoop without the nuisance of planning or foresight.


Campus Pulse

UW and Fred Hutch researchers study bandage contact lenses’ effect on graft-versus-host disease symptoms

Researchers from the UW and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have teamed up to study a special contact lens that acts as a bandage for patients with debilitating symptoms of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD).

Learning to LAUGH: Using art to reduce stress

For a few seconds, the canvas remains blank. Then a thin line appears, followed by another, and slowly, a shape begins to form. Quiet music rises in the background and in the distance, the lull of waves swell to the surface. Blue paint splashes across the surface, tinged with the white churning of sea foam. A child laughs, a colorful beach ball appears. In a few minutes, an invisible hand has transformed the blank canvas into an idyllic beach. All from a TV screen in a patient waiting room.

UW students provide personal healthcare to locals in Nicaragua

The slogan, “Students empowering communities, communities empowering students,” is a reminder of the impact a handful of individuals from the UW School of Pharmacy made upon arriving to Nicaragua. 

This past June, 43 UW School of Pharmacy students and physicians from the Seattle area teamed up with Global Brigades, the largest student-led global health organization in the world, to deliver health care services to indigent people in a rural village in Nicaragua.

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