UW Graduate School

Student Spotlight

February 25, 2019

A+ Teacher

The College of Education features doctoral student Polo DeCano in this video about his role as a teacher, leader and scholar. 

February 11, 2019

Climate Game Jam

UW doctoral students Will Chen, Rob Thompson and Zuoming Shi all won prizes in the national Climate Game Jam challenge. 

January 14, 2019


STEM graduate students talk about impact of student group SANCAS, which will receive this year’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award.

July 20, 2016

Diversity Efforts Awarded

Macarena Aloi, a doctoral student in pathology, has been selected for the prestigious Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study, given out by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The fellowships provide full support to promising doctoral students from groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences. Each fellow will receive an annual award totaling $46,000, which includes a stipend, a…

June 2, 2016

How to Collar a Snow Leopard

UW graduate student Shannon Kachel recounts effort to collar snow leopard in Kyrgyzstan.

April 21, 2016

DNA as Storage

UW team including graduate students James Bornholt and Randoplh Lopez stores digital images in DNA — and then retrieves them! Wut?

April 7, 2016

By Veterans, For Veterans

Graduate student and veteran Lindsay Zike wanted to help others make the transition from soldier to student. The Office of Student Veteran Life, recently established with her help, is doing just that.

March 24, 2016

Passive Wifi

Grist.org recognizes that graduate students are “behind almost all scientific and technological advances.” In this case, Vamsi Talla and Bryce Kellogg in particular. 

March 10, 2016

Crow About It

Graduate students Loma Pendergraft and Kaeli Swift‘s research on crows with John Marzluff is the feature story in Audubon. 

January 2, 2016

Bats’ Bachelor Pad

Biology doctoral student Rochelle Kelly thinks she’s found a “bachelor pad” of bats. Are bat man-caves just called bat caves, then? 

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