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Common Ground

Common Ground Summer Reading

UW Impact has curated five books that encourage us to find common ground this summer. Wherever you find yourself lounging during the warmer days, enjoy these summer reads as a way to engage with fellow Husky alums. Join us as we take a deeper dive into the red/blue and rural/urban themes we’ve been exploring through our Common Ground resource in 2018.

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Common Ground

Common Ground reaches over 1,000 students and alumni

Whether you vote red or blue, as UW alumni, together we represent Husky purple. That’s the principle behind Common Ground, the UWAA’s civic engagement effort. Led by UW Impact, the UWAA’s legislative advocacy organization, Common Ground featured perspectives from across the political spectrum and across the state.

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The PROSPER ACT- What is it, and how might it affect my student?

The Higher Education Act (HEA) is an expansive piece of federal legislation that is the foundational law for our nation’s colleges and universities. The HEA covers topics such as student financial aid (Pell Grants, Stafford and other loan programs, work-study programs), accreditation and oversight, and persistence and completion rates.

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