UW Impact

March 15, 2019

Your 2019 Town Hall Meetings

Legislators from across the state are heading home in the next few weeks to hear directly from constituents about the issues they care about most. Attend, wear your Husky purple, and speak out on behalf of the UW and public higher education! Now is the time to make your voice heard to your legislators. Please check out our interactive Town

March 11, 2019

Husky Caucus Day 2019!

On Thursday, March 14th, the UW Impact team, along with members of the UW Alumni Association Board of Trustees and other supporters of the University, will be headed to Olympia to deliver UW Impact-themed trinkets to our alumni currently serving in our State Legislature. Looking for a meaningful way to get engaged with the University and to advocate for higher

December 18, 2018

2019 Legislative Preview — College IS for Everyone: Making the Case for Higher Ed

Thurs. Jan. 10, 2019      7–8:30 p.m. HUB Lyceum Higher education is the surest path to opportunity. That’s why the UW and Washington’s other public institutions are working hard to help more students get to college, graduate and do great things. Over the course of the evening, two panel discussions will examine public perception of higher education and its value proposition —

January 2, 2018

Husky Caucus Day- SAVE THE DATE, February 22

On February 22, members of the UW Alumni Association Board of Trustees will be heading to Olympia to deliver fun, UW-themed trinkets to Huskies serving in our State Legislature. Want to amplify our message of state support for public higher education? On February 22, contact your own legislators (Huskies or not!) and remind them of the legions of higher education

December 8, 2017

Join Us: UW Impact 2018 Legislative Preview

The current political climate has highlighted diverse political and philosophical perspectives between people living in rural and urban environments. Some research suggests that higher education may be falling out of favor with conservatives, many of whom live in Washington’s rural areas. How do the UW and other higher education institutions play a role in finding common ground? UW Impact and

December 28, 2016

The Role of Higher Education in a Changing Economy

UW Impact’s 2017 Legislative Preview Thurs. Jan 5, 2017, 7 p.m.   University of Washington, HUB Lyceum 4001 E Stevens Way NE  Seattle, Washington, 98105 Register HERE, Admission is FREE   Jobs and anxieties over a changing economy were some of the issues voters had on their minds when they went to the ballot box in November. New technologies are

November 9, 2016

Join us! Advocacy Camp

The election is over, but the real work has yet to get started. Time to channel those post-election emotions into action as Washington State heads into an important budget session beginning January 9. Whether you’re worried about tuition, passionate about transportation or inspired by social justice issues, taking action gives you the power to effect change, and we can help