Second-graders surprise PAWS with donation on Giving Tuesday

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Jennie Warmouth (PhD ‘17) and her students from Lynnwood Elementary made a donation to support PAWS of Lynnwood on Giving Tuesday. For more than a decade, Warmouth's students have written bios for furry friends looking for adoption.


Joy Williamson-Lott honored for book on civil rights, higher education in South

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Professor Joy Williamson-Lott recently received the annual Frederic W. Ness Book Award for outstanding contributions to the understanding and improvement of liberal education from the Association of American Colleges and Universities. Williamson-Lott was honored for her book “Jim Crow Campus: Higher Education and the Struggle for a New Southern Social Order.”

Grant awarded to develop literacy intervention for students with intellectual disabilities

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Professors Roxanne Hudson, Carly Roberts and Elizabeth Sanders have been awarded a $1.4 million grant from the National Center for Special Education Research for a study to identify “malleable” reading factors — such as phonological awareness and letter sounds — among elementary students with intellectual disabilities, with the long-term aim of developing effective literacy interventions.

UW professor has most read paper on human rights education

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Professor Emeritus Walter Parker’s article "Human rights education's curriculum problem" is the most-read article of 2019 in the journal Human Rights Education Review. 

UW dean Mia Tuan educates future leaders on diversity and inclusion

Monday, December 2, 2019

Dean Mia Tuan, recently named to the 2019 Women of Influence list of the Puget Sound Business Journal, discusses her work to advance equity and access in education and more (subscription required).

I climb up the ladder

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

The journey of Auston Jimmicum, a member of the first cohort of the Brotherhood Initiative — a program created to help men of color succeed at the UW, is featured.

UW drives $15.7 billion of state’s economy

Monday, November 25, 2019

The work of the College of Education's Cultivate Learning to support Washington's early learning and care providers is cited in the UW's recently released Economic Impact Report (page 9).

INTERVIEW: The College Or Bust Message

Monday, November 25, 2019

Thomas Halverson, director of the UW Master's in Education Policy program, discusses his recent opinion column arguing for high schools to provide students with a greater variety pathways to postsecondary and career options.

We must rethink what a ‘student athlete’ is and teach entrepreneurial skills

Sunday, November 24, 2019

In an op-ed, Professor Jennifer Hoffman argues for reshaping what the college curriculum should look like for athletes who want to be compensated for their name, image and likeness.

The college-or-bust message leaves a majority of our students behind

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Tom Halverson, director of the UW Master's in Education Policy program, writes about why high schools need to provide students with a variety of unrestricted, intertwined pathways to a multitude of postsecondary and/or career options.