UW Graduate School

UW Graduate School

The Dean's Message

Read Interim Dean Aanerud's thoughts on the role of the UW Graduate School.

U501: Flipping Grad School Orientation

Ready for graduate school? Get ready with U501, our self-guided online orientation.

Graduate School Announces Winners of Distinguished Thesis and Dissertation Awards

Read about our graduate students who have been recognized for exceptional scholarship and research.

Read profiles of UW graduate students, faculty and alumni

Our students study everything from HIV transmission to plasma physics to horror movies. And their personal stories are just as interesting...

Lauren Wiesebron, Fulbright winner, discusses application process

Hear from Lauren Wiesebron, MSc'15, about her journey to receiving a Fulbright Fellowship and how the Office of Fellowships helped her along the way.

10 UW Grad Students Accept Prestigious Fulbright Award

Read about these exceptional students and alumni, and the fascinating research they will conduct across the globe.

Core Programs: Reed's Story

Within a month of starting grad school, Reed Garber-Pearson realized that everyone was making friends. But Reed? Not so much. Then, the puppet maker discovered Core Programs. And things started to change.

UW Biostat student recognized for leadership and community outreach

UW Biostatistics PhD student Kelsey Grinde is the first recipient of the Dorothy (Dottie) L. Simpson Leadership Award presented by the Seattle Chapter of Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation.

UW Graduate School News

A record number of Graduate Program Advisors have been nominated for a Distinguished Staff Award! 

GPAs are a vital part of the Graduate School’s mission, and we congratulate everyone who’s been nominated! Read more >

Provost Richards senior author on study looking at how gender and race impact graduate students’ success in STEM

The study “strongly indicates that the onus should not fall on minority students to make changes to succeed in STEM settings.” Read more >

UW Ph.D. student wins $100,000 Schmidt Science Fellowship

Hal Homes, a doctoral candidate in Bioengineering, has been selected as an inaugural Schmidt Science Fellow, an incredible honor that includes a $100,000 stipend and participation in a global meeting series. Read more >

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