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April 15, 2019

The U District

Seattle is a world-class city with more than 40 different neighborhoods, each with its own distinct charm. The University of Washington has called the U District neighborhood its home since 1893. An eclectic neighborhood of family-owned restaurants, as well as beautiful waterfront views and tree-lined streets, the U District is the neighborhood that many faculty…


April 5, 2019

Alumni Profile: Charles Duze

Alumni Profile: Charles Duze Undergraduate: Syracuse University Part-Time Student, Class of 2019 Current Employer: Zillow Tell us about a bit yourself. I was born in Benin City, Nigeria. At about 11 years old, I left home for the first time to go to a boarding school four hours away. Although extremely challenging at first, they…


February 25, 2019

Five Things to do in Seattle on a Rainy Day

Seattle is known for many things – the Space Needle, coffee, evergreens, and rain in the winter. However, in a city that embraces its notorious weather, there are plenty of ways you can explore the city, even when it is a little wet outside. Here are our five favorite things to do on a rainy…


November 6, 2018

First-Generation Graduate Students

Bronze W sculpture with blue skies and green trees in the background.

Every student who begins graduate school for the first time is faced with challenges. They encounter a new community of people and rigorous academic expectations. For first-generation graduate students, there are often added challenges and struggles. A first-generation graduate student is someone who is in the first generation of their family to earn a bachelor’s…