Informed Advocates of the University of Washington

Huskies on the Hill

Spotlight on UW Student Lobbyists

The “Husky experience” includes something different for every UW student. Some students spend time abroad, others dedicate their student life to sports, or maybe lab work and research. For James Moschella and Alex Wirth, their Husky experience includes many months and long hours representing student issues in the state and federal capitol.

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In the news

Operating Budget: How Did Your Issues Fare?

Late on Friday, June 30, Governor Inslee signed the 2017-19 biennial operating budget into law. The UW and the higher education sector fared quite well, even as lawmakers focused on meeting their paramount obligation of funding K-12 education. We’re pleased to see investment in the entire spectrum of education reflected in the state’s operating budget. But how did UW Impact's key issues fare?

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Blog

Legislature: #investinme

Every alum has a unique story to tell when it comes to his or her Husky experience. That's why we created a social media campaign where alumni can shout out the program, school or campus that is most important to them.

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UW Impact is a program of the UW Alumni Association (UWAA), an independent 501 (c )(3) organization. The UWAA’s mission is to support the UW and higher education in the state of Washington.