What does it mean to be a Husky UW?

What does it mean to be a Husky UW?

The Husky 100 award recognizes 100 students each year who exemplify the Husky Experience — and inspires entering students to make the most of their time at UW. Ongoing collaborations to improve retention and graduation—and a significant increase in the 4yr graduation rate.

What are the 6 values at UW?


  • Collaboration. Active, intentional partnerships are foundational to our work toward common goals.
  • Compassion. Our success as a community depends on creating a culture that promotes the well-being of oneself and others.
  • Curiosity.
  • Equity.
  • Integrity.
  • Transformative learning.

What is UW culture?

Our culture at UW-IT is defined by collaboration, innovation and service to our entire University. We work together and with countless others throughout the UW to advance important work — whether that’s world-class research, advancing the teaching and learning experience or streamlining business processes.

What is the mascot of University of Washington?

Harry the Husky
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Can I get a full ride to University of Washington?

If students are admitted to the UW and qualify for the Husky Promise, we promise to pay their tuition. The Husky Promise guarantees full tuition and standard fees will be covered by grant or scholarship support for eligible Washington state students.

What makes University of Washington special?

Ranked the 10th best global university,* the UW is home to a renowned medical center and top-ranked programs in medicine, engineering, nursing, law, business and social work. The UW is the country’s top public research institution and one of the oldest universities on the West Coast.

What is University of Washington looking for?

In this process, the first thing we look at is academics. The UW’s curriculum is rigorous, and Admissions screens every applicant to make sure that he or she will be academically successful. To do this, we consider the courses a student has taken, the grades he or she earned and SAT/ACT scores.

What makes University of Washington unique?

The UW offers students unique opportunities, rooted in our world-class faculty, to make discoveries, think in new ways and create knowledge. Rather than simply learning existing knowledge, UW students are supported in making associations and exploring new ideas, and they benefit by becoming influential thinkers.

Why is UW mascot a Husky?

At a basketball game in early February 1922, the Husky was officially introduced as the new mascot. The Husky was favored because it was easy to cartoon, a fitting name for an athletic team, and is short and easy to use in newspaper headlines.

Why is the UW mascot a Malamute?

The live Husky mascot at the University of Washington has traditionally been a malamute since the Husky mascot appeared thirteen doggie generations ago. The University’s stance is that malamutes are a large type of husky and they chose to use the breed because it is the largest and strongest of the huskies.

How do you get a Purple and gold scholarship at University of Washington?

How to Apply: If you are considering applying for the award, you need to take admission at UW Academy. Admission Requirements: As a part of the application, students are required to take either the SAT or the ACT Exam for applying UW Academy. Register for the ACT here or register for the SAT here.

How can I go to college for free in Seattle?

Seattle Promise offers two years of tuition-free community college to Seattle public high-school graduates, funded by taxpayers through the voter-approved Families, Education, Preschool and Promise Levy.

What celebrities went to University of Washington?

46 famous (and infamous) University of Washington graduates and one-time students

  • Ken Jennings. While born in Edmonds, Jennings attended UW during his freshman year before heading off to Brigham Young University.
  • Rainn Wilson.
  • Hope Solo.
  • Kenny G.
  • Frances Farmer.
  • Jay Inslee.
  • Anna Faris.
  • Kyle MacLachlan.

Is dubs a boy or a girl?

Davina Gruenstein has three kids, and only one of them is a dog. Not just any dog, either. It’s Dubs II, a 2-year-old Alaskan malamute and the University of Washington’s 14th live mascot. It’s a good boy who gives out woo woos — or husky hellos — like they’re high fives at a football game.