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Meal Matchup

Human Centered Design & Engineering students are reducing food waste and serving the community with a website that connects UW dining halls to local homeless shelters.

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Garden cities

College of Built Environments students and alumni like David de la Cruz, ’17, are partnering with vulnerable communities in the fight for environmental justice.

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With an innovative new app, iSchool students are helping connect emergency responders to mission-critical data in the field.

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Celebrating 100 years
of nursing

As the UW School of Nursing marks 100 years, learn more about the trailblazing alumni and faculty who have transformed the field.

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New Student Convocation welcomes largest-ever class

The University of Washington in Seattle welcomed its largest-ever incoming class — about 7,050 freshmen — in ceremonies on Sunday.

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DNA testing links illegal ivory shipments

An international team led by scientists at the UW developed a method to identify tusk pairs that had been separated and shipped to different destinations around the world.

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Join the annual tradition of welcoming new and returning students to campus. Become a part of the UW community and start building your Husky experience!


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