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Viewpoint is a publication in partnership with the diversity community of the University of Washington and the UW Alumni Association.

Published twice a year, Viewpoint tells stories and profiles UW students, faculty and alumni who are making a difference.

Current Issue


  • Viewpoint - Spring 2013
    Spring 2013
    Lead Dawgs
    Thanks to their UW education, Huskies from underrepresented backgrounds are making their mark as leaders in a variety of fields--and blazing trails for alumni of color.

Past Issues


  • Viewpoint - Fall 2012
    Fall 2012
    Science Project
    Getting students of color to blossom in STEM fields.
  • Viewpoints - Spring 2012
    Spring 2012
    We Mean Business
    Alumni of color like Kingfish Cafe owners Lauren and Leslie Coaston are making their mark in the business world, thanks to their UW education.
  • Viewpoints - Fall 2011
    Fall 2011
    A World of Learning
    Studying abroad gives students a chance to broaden their horizons and become the creative thinkers our world needs. The UW is working to give students of color the chance to see how travel can enrich their lives.
  • Viewpoints - Spring 2011
    Spring 2011
    Caring in Action
    Inspired by Roberto Maestas, Tsuguo Ikeda and others, alumni of color like Gregory Alex created and run social service agencies taht serve Seattle's less fortunate.

    Also in this issue: Jay Maebori, Diankha Linear and a historic day for UW and Northwest Tribes.
  • Viewpoints - Fall 2010
    Fall 2010
    Celebrating GO-MAP's 40th Anniverary
    Over the past four decades, the UW's graduate opportunities and minority achievement program helped pave the way to success for thousands of graduate students like Tracy Hilliard.

    Also in this issue: Shaquita Bell, Ray Acevedo and a spotlight on Kim Hunter's big anniversary.
  • Viewpoints - Spring 2010
    Spring 2010
    New Faces, New Ideas, New Success
    The UW's commitment to bring in—and retaining—young faculty of color is paying dividends.

    Also in this issue: Phyllis Byrdwell, Herb Tsuchiya and a spotlight on Native American knowledge.
  • Viewpoints - Fall 2009
    Fall 2009
    Famliar Faces Transform a Familiar Space
    Former ECC students lead the project to rebuild the Ethnic Cultural Center.

    Also in this issue: Bob Charlo, Donna Lou and a spotlight on The Tavon Center.
  • Viewpoints - Spring 2009
    Spring 2009
    40 to Watch
    Honoring 40 emerging leaders who are making a difference.

    Also in this issue: The Martinez Foundation and the Shrine of Remembrance.
  • Viewpoints - Fall 2008
    Fall 2008
    Focus On: Native American Issues
    UW's house of knowledge to becomea a reality.

    Also in this issue: Chief Leschi School's revival and bioenergy's big picture.
  • Viewpoints - Spring 2008
    Spring 2008
    Focus On: Celebrating 40 Years of Diversity
    1968 protestes spur UW to become a leader in diversity.

    Also in this issue: Erasmo Gamboa's path to success and the UW mentor program.
  • Viewpoints - Fall 2007
    Fall 2007
    Focus On: Eastern Washington
    GEAR UP: Giving students a way up.

    Also in this issue: Minority youth in dentistry and an alternative spring break.
  • Viewpoints - Spring 2007
    Spring 2007
    Focus On: Sexual Orientation
    The light of hope: the story of Leoulie Goshu.

    Also in this issue: The Q Center and music in schools.

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