UW Graduate School

UW Graduate School

Why I Changed My Life: Acting, Astronomy, and a One-of-a-Kind Career

Aowama Shields, UW Ph.D. graduate in astrobiology and astronomy, tells Glamour magazine about her life and what pushed her to finish her degree.

Chistopher Brown (master's in social work, 2016) finished his last tour of duty in 2008. He then set himself on a path that would lead him to co-found Growing Veterans, a nonprofit that helps veterans reconnect.

Graduate students were very well represented among the Husky 100, an honor awarded to 100 UW students who are making the most of their time at the UW. Read about four students from The Graduate School's interdisciplinary programs.

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.

Meet the Nobels

Julieta Gruszko, by virtue of being a doctoral student in physics, regularly interacts with world-class faculty and scientists. And soon, she’ll be mingling with Nobel laureates.

UW Graduate School in the News

UW grad student from Uganda gets $100,000 Bullitt Environmental Prize

Carol Bogezi is focusing her University of Washington doctoral work on human-animal conflicts in the Pacific Northwest, such as wolves repopulating the Cascades and Kettle Range. Read more >

Sandra Silberstein wins the 2016 Landolt Distinguished Mentor Award

Sandy is a well-regarded professor of English and director of the master’s in teaching English to speakers of other languages (MATESOL) program for two decades. Read more >

How to Pinpoint the Right Graduate Program for You

It’s a big commitment — financially, professionally and personally. How do you make the right choice? The Seattle Times’ Advance Course, an advertising special, talks to the experts. Read more >

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