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Targeting cancer, precisely

Unearthing solutions to tomorrow’s grand challenges is what drives us. The Institute for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine is one example of how investing in UW faculty and research can change — and save — lives worldwide.

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Transform the student experience

Ensuring access to excellence for all students is at the core of our public mission. Discover how supporting opportunities that enrich future leaders can champion the Husky Experience for students.

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Drive the public good

Our foundation is rooted in serving communities near and far. Explore how committing to initiatives that promote health, equity and well-being can unleash human potential in King County’s Road Map region — and beyond.

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Empower possibility through innovation

Creativity is embedded in our DNA. Learn how contributing to revolutionary people and programs can lead to inclusive innovation for the benefit of Jayna – and millions more.

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Huskies are playoff bound

Washington will face Alabama Dec. 31 in Atlanta as the No. 4 seed in the college football semifinals.

Seattle Times


What is possible?

Associate professors of art Mark Zirpel and Amie McNeel ask what is possible when scientific curiosity and artistic mastery are given room to coexist.

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Chris Petersen, UW Huskies Football coach
Husky Football

Huskies’ Chris Petersen finalist for Coach of the Year

Petersen led the Huskies to a 12-1 record, the Pac-12 championship and a trip to the College Football Playoff. The winner of the Eddie Robinson coaching award will be revealed Dec. 15.


Huskies football players with arms raised in victory
Husky Football

Dawgs vs. Alabama in college football semifinal

Washington is seeded No. 4 in the playoff game in the Peach Bowl on New Year’s Eve. Check out our tweets, photos, videos and more at Bowl Central.


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What makes Bach sound like Bach?

The composer Johann Sebastian Bach left behind an incomplete composition upon his death, either as an unfinished work or perhaps as a puzzle for future composers to solve. A computer could expertly finish the job thanks to a new machine learning dataset.

UW Today

Fast Facts

Public service @ the UW

6,659 - Number of students who engaged in University­-sponsored public service, contributing a total of 854,104 hours.

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No. 12 - The UW's ranking among universities in the nation for social mobility and civic engagement.