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Column: Huskies didn’t succumb to nerves at College World Series, they succumbed to lack of key hit

One of the curiosities of this College World Series was to see how Washington, the wide-eyed newcomers in a field of Omaha veterans, would handle what coach Lindsay Meggs referred …


A UW student found success, and answers about her father’s addiction

Mackenzie Andrews, who is about to graduate from the University of Washington, began a quest to understand her father and why her family fell apart after his arrest.


UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 2:05 p.m.

Washington’s 5-run eighth tops UConn 7-1 in NCAA baseball opener

Levi Jordan and AJ Graffanino had three hits apiece, including RBI singles in a five-run eighth inning, to lift third-seeded Washington over No. 2 seed UConn to start the NCAA …


1 person bitten by rabid bat at University of Washington

Health officials say at least one person was bitten by a rabid bat at University of Washington and that multiple people were likely exposed to it.


UW grad students hold one-day strike over pay and health coverage

The University of Washington’s graduate students who teach, tutor and do research went on a one-day strike Tuesday.


University of Washington agrees to improve parking access

The University of Washington has agreed to improve its parking access for people with mobility impairments in response to a federal lawsuit.


UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 9:03 p.m.

Ex-UW women’s crew member to row across ocean for environmental awareness

As a member of the University of Washington’s elite women’s varsity crew, Eliza Dawson honed her athletic skills on the sometimes-choppy waters of Lake Washington. This summer, she’ll test her …


UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 9:08 p.m.

$1 million federal grant will help study of transgender kids

The first large-scale, national study of transgender children, including some as young as 3, is poised to expand thanks to a five-year, $1 million grant awarded Thursday by the National …


UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018, 9:22 p.m.

UW research links brain injuries with dementia

People with even a single concussion are more likely to develop dementia than people with no history of brain injuries, according to a University of Washington study


UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018, 3:14 p.m.

University of Washington agrees to a 10-year, $119 million deal with Adidas

The Huskies’ new apparel deal with Adidas ends a 20-year partnership with Nike and will rank among the top-10 most valuable in college athletics.


University athletic budgets could get more scrutiny under Washington House bill

State universities would have to be more public about their athletic spending under a bill sponsored by Sen. Andy Billig.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 5:22 p.m.

Several arrests follow skirmishes at UW Patriot Prayer rally

Police took into custody several people at a student Republican event at the University of Washington on Saturday that drew counter-protesters.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 9:04 p.m.

Local student named Miss India USA for 2017

University of Washington’s Shree Saini was crowned Miss India USA at a pageant held in Fords, New Jersey. The competition, which is just one of many to crown Miss Indias …


For these UW medical students Gonzaga is home, too

The UW and Gonzaga medical school partnership is teaching students from around the state with a focus on rural health care.


Outside View: Tax plan unfairly hits grad students

If the goal of the tax package is to make the United States more economically competitive, penalizing students and higher education is not the way to do it.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 3:54 p.m.

Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon sued for sexual harassment

Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon has been accused of sexual harassment by an assistant for his sports marketing firm, according to a California lawsuit.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 10:03 p.m.

We can brighten clouds to reflect heat and reduce global warming. But should we?

WASHINGTON – Ever-higher temperatures are melting the ice sheets faster than projected. Sea level is rising. International efforts to reduce greenhouse gases are taking longer than expected. It’s a nightmare …


From military intelligence to medical school, UW student pursues her passions

Over an eleven-year career as an Air Force intelligence analyst, Kristel Hallsson worked on bases in South Korea, Iraq, Italy and Afghanistan. Now, the Snohomish native is back in her …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 9:51 p.m.

Scientists say recent quake swarm at Mount Rainier is not unusual

Nearly two dozen small earthquakes have rattled Mount Rainier over the past week, but seismologists say there’s no cause for worry.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 7:31 a.m.

State study says it will cost $125,000 a year to educate WSU medical students

Comparing costs of education at Washington’s two medical schools isn’t really possible, state auditors said.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 11:10 p.m.

100 years after legislators barred WSU from starting medical school, WSU’s first class of medical students start work in Spokane

Medical students who start the first class of Washington State University’s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine benefit from the political wars and warriors who made it happen.


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 11:02 a.m.

UW President recalls 1979 death of brother

The violence in Charlottesville this past weekend struck a deeply personal and painful cord for the president of the University of Washington.


Area North Korea experts agree: Rhetoric is not policy

Despite the recent escalation in tensions between North Korea and the United States, Pacific Northwest experts on the Asian nation agree both parties are likely to confine themselves to lobbing …


Esteemed Ebola researcher at UW fired for sexual harassment

A University of Washington researcher has been fired at the conclusion of a sexual harassment investigation against him.


UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 6:18 p.m.

UW medical school in Spokane won’t get bigger classes

For now, at least, the University of Washington’s medical school in Spokane will have classes of just 60 students.


UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017, 9:32 p.m.

UW, WWU win women’s NCAA rowing titles; Huskies in softball WS

Washington and Western Washington won women’s NCAA rowing championships with the Huskies sweeping Sunday’s Division I grand finals.


UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 6:53 p.m.

Coeur d’Alene quarterback Colson Yankoff to have knee surgery

University of Washington-bound Coeur d’Alene quarterback Colson Yankoff has suffered a meniscus injury.


UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 7:11 p.m.

Students in WSU medical school’s inaugural class all hail from Washington

The students accepted into Washington State University’s new Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine are all from Washington. Students in the inaugural class start their studies this fall.


UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 9:32 p.m.

Seattle husband and wife plead not guilty in shooting during Milo Yiannopoulos speech

A Seattle couple pleaded not guilty Wednesday to assault charges in the Jan. 20 shooting of a protester outside a speech at the University of Washington by former Breitbart editor …


Day after sister’s death, Isaiah Thomas plays for Celtics

Isaiah Thomas took the floor to a deafening cheer for the Boston Celtics’ playoff opener against the Chicago Bulls on Sunday night, just a day after his sister was killed …