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Setting the pace

Hallie Jensen was a standout athlete in high school, but she had never rowed. Now she’s competing on the UW’s Division I crew team, thanks to the Hometown Huskies program.

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Caring for every child

Gareth Sunderland and his family were changed forever by the UW’s groundbreaking support for children with autism. Now they want to help other families access the same opportunities.

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Native Knowledge

Iisaaksiichaa Ross Braine, UW tribal liaison and director of wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House, plays many roles — from ambassador and information manager to powerful advocate for the rights of indigenous peoples.

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Seeing glaciers through
the cloud

Professor David Shean is using a “glacier time machine” to track how ice is disappearing from the Earth — and help communities prepare for the profound changes to come.

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Be Boundless

News & Events

Las Vegas Bowl logo and Husky football player
Husky Football

We win together: Huskies are bowl-bound

Cheer your Huskies to victory as they face Boise State at the Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl on Dec. 21. Don’t miss Chris Petersen’s historic final game as head coach. Get tickets for the game and the official pregame party at Bowl Central.


Four male polar bears standing on a floating whale carcass shortly after it drifted to shore on the island of Svalbard.Daniel J. Cox/Arctic Documentary Project
Climate Change

Outlook for the polar regions in a 2 degrees warmer world

With 2019 on pace as one of the warmest years on record, a new international study reveals how rapidly the Arctic is warming and examines global consequences of continued polar warming.

UW News

Panelists (from left) Kate Starbird, Chris Coward, Emma Spiro, Ryan Calo and Mike Caulfield, along with moderator Anind Dey.
Center for an Informed Public

UW launches center and partners with WSU to fight misinformation

The Center for an Informed Public brings together diverse voices in pursuit of ambitious goals: resisting strategic misinformation, promoting an informed society and strengthening democratic discourse.

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Fast Facts


The UW was named the most innovative public university in the world by Reuters in 2019.

Did you know?

7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize