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The booming Mars Hill Church recently bought University Baptist's building for $2.5 million, underscoring a surprising trend away from liberal congregations in Seattle.READ MORE 12 COMMENTS
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UW students launch lifestyle website
Hiibye is geared toward those looking for movie, music and book recommendations, says UW junior and founder Matt Staff.
Higher education more accessible for low-income students at UW
UW has promised to increase acceptance and graduation rates among low-income students in response to President Obama's call for nationwide universities to pledge more support to low-income students.
Amanda Knox returns to UW to finish degree
Knox is continuing to pursue higher education at the UW until Italy's Supreme Court decision.
UW Tacoma Chancellor dies at 58
UWT Chancellor Debra Friedman died Sunday following treatment for lung cancer.
UW recognized as StormReady university
The University of Washington has become the first college in the state to be recognized by the National Weather Service for its preparedness for potential severe weather events.
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