UW Impact

March 9, 2017

March 22: Husky Caucus Day

On Wednesday, March 22 UW Impact is headed down to Olympia to recognize all the UW alumni who are currently serving in the Legislature. We have UW alums on both sides of the aisle, and from all types of educational backgrounds. From degrees in nursing to social work, pharmacy to electrical engineering, all of these Huskies have found themselves in

January 31, 2017

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. James represents graduate and professional students in both

October 10, 2016

Husky on the Hill: Spotlight on Sen. Steve Hobbs, ’94,’11

State senator and self-proclaimed nerd, Sen. Steve Hobbs of Lake Stevens says he owes his career to a love of learning nurtured by the University of Washington (UW). Earning a degree from the UW was a life-long goal, Hobbs says, but it was one he thought he’d never attain. After working through high school to help support his family, Hobbs