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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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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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Teaming up for philanthropy

A third-generation Husky, Michael Kneip is living his childhood dream to be a Husky football player, while working hard to establish a legacy of giving.

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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

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