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Join us on campus, online and in the community for W Day, our celebration of the UW’s birthday and Homecoming. Enjoy festivities on Red Square from 10-2 tomorrow.

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Citizen science
in action

From counting seabirds to collecting rare plants, UW professors and students are partnering with caring Washingtonians to research pressing environmental issues.

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Unlocking secrets
of the ocean

Students, scientists, engineers — and even some robots — join forces to build the world’s largest deep–sea ocean observatory off the coast of Washington and Oregon.

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Driven to discover

Drawn to the UW for its world-class medical and molecular biology training programs, graduate scientist Siva Kasinathan is on a quest to nail down cancer’s home address.

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Engineering the car
of the future

Sixty UW undergrads from schools across campus are teaming up for a national competition to re-engineer the fuel-hungry Chevy Camaro into the hybrid-electric car of tomorrow.

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Be Boundless

On Campus

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Campus Events

Boundless Celebration on W Day

Celebrate the UW’s 153rd birthday and keep the purple and gold tradition alive by giving back. Join your fellow Huskies on campus, online and in the community this Friday!

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New look, same spirit

Our passion for the purple and gold never rests. That’s why we’re rolling out a new UW brand identity that tells our Husky story, from the HUB to the homepage. (Give feedback     )

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UW homecoming
Gameday Central

UW hosts ASU for Homecoming on Saturday Night

The Washington football team returns to Seattle for a game vs. Arizona State in the Dawgs’ lone October home game of the season.

Game Info

Fast Facts

The UW is top-ranked school in medical education for family, rural and primary care

Faculty Facts

MacArthur Fellows
National Book Award
Nobel Prize
Pulitzer Prize