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Providing a pandemic lifeline

Diabetes patients had access to mental health care when they needed it most, thanks to a donor-supported telemedicine program.

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CURIOSITY & CLAY

Sculptor and Bonderman Fellow George Rodriguez, ’09, explores stories of identity and humanity through his art.

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Unleashing the superpower of dogs

With philanthropic support from the community, the UW’s Conservation Canines sniff out answers to pressing environmental questions.

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#HuskyExperience

THE PACK IS BACK!

Welcome home, Huskies. Whether you’re brand-new to the UW or a returning Husky, celebrate the start of autumn quarter — and the joy of being together again.

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News & Events

Kelsie Abrams, the Burke Museum’s paleontology preparation laboratory manager, opens the field jacket of a theropod ilium.Timothy Kenney/Burke Museum/University of Washington
Science

New dinosaur discoveries

A team of paleontologists from the UW and its Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture excavated four dinosaurs in northeastern Montana this summer. All fossils will be brought back to the Burke Museum where the public can watch paleontologists remove the surrounding rock in the fossil preparation laboratory.

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Outline of a human brain being held by researcher
Rankings

UW among best in world for health and life sciences

The University of Washington is among the best universities in the world for the studies of health and life sciences, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2022.

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Quarter Quarter 2021 text
Autumn Quarter

A safe return to in-person learning

This autumn the UW is safely returning to in-person instruction and activities. The University requires requires masks indoors for all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, and also requires all students and personnel to be vaccinated.

Autumn Quarter info COVID-19 updates

Fast Facts

Did you know?

32% of incoming freshmen are the first in their families to attend college.

For Washington

All 39 counties in Washington state are represented by students at the UW.