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Helen C. White Hall, with a ViewSummer 2019

Helen C. White Hall opened in 1971 with “135,000 books, a view, and a chance to be alone,” the alumni magazine stated at the time. The three-story section used for undergraduate studying and the book collection is known today as College Library, which stays open 24 hours on…

Campus History

The Rise and Fall of Ladies HallSummer 2019

No men allowed: a group of 1960s female students relaxes in the Elizabeth Waters Residence Hall courtyard. The dorm would be the last on campus to remain segregated by gender. UW Archives 2018s00424 By 2005, Elizabeth Waters Residence Hall was the last standing gender-segregated dorm on…

Student Life

A Laboratory for Financial AidSummer 2019

Mackenzie Straub x’22 (pictured) was one of 796 incoming students during the 2018–19 academic year receiving free tuition through Bucky’s Tuition Promise. Jeff Miller The first brainchild of the UW’s new Student Success Through Applied Research (SSTAR) Lab, Bucky’s Tuition Promise, has provided financial…


Discover Alumni Park

Bryce Richter October 6 Grand opening, 6 p.m.; includes exhibits unveiling, artisan demonstrations, UW Marching Band, and appearances by alumni who are featured in park exhibits October 7–8 Opening celebrations continue with tours, exhibits, and family- friendly art activities October 13 Day of…