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The big picture

In addition to securing microscopic evidence from the world’s chilliest climes, Brad Markle uses his artistic eye to capture photographs of vast landscapes.

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Center stage

After scoliosis surgery, Annie Morro, ’15, is pursuing her passion for performing as a member of the UW musical theater program’s inaugural graduating class.

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POWERING PROMISE

Combining a background in electrical engineering with the real-life business skills she’s learning with the UW Solar club, Shruti Misra is helping make solar power a reality at the UW and beyond.

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Hungry for change

Christine Tran, a Ph.D. student in the College of Education, is peeling back the complex issues surrounding hunger in our nation’s schools.

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News & Events

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In the News

25 things to know as UW Tacoma turns 25

The University of Washington Tacoma campus has taken flight, expanding from a two-year to a four-year institution and more than doubling its student body since 2006.

The News Tribune

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Health Sciences

UW leads huge clinical trial of mental health in rural U.S.

Rural health centers face substantial challenges to care for patients with post-traumatic stress disorder and bipolar disorder – namely the lack of mental-health specialists.

HS Newsbeat

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Honors & Awards

UW ‘best bang for the buck’ among universities in the west

For the second consecutive year, the University of Washington held the No. 7 spot in the nation in Washington Monthly’s annual College Guide, which rates universities on students’ social mobility, civic engagement and research.

UW Today

Fast Facts

At a glance

The UW has three campuses that offer more than 440 degree options across 280 programs

Academic milestones

87% of 467 patent applications filed by the UW in 2014 were contributed by students262 National Science Foundation fellows in 2014