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Starting up

Temo Ojeda came to the University of Washington with a passion for startups, and thanks to the Lavin Entrepreneurship Program, the most valuable lessons he’s learned have been outside the classroom.

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Climate clues

By investigating ancient Antarctic ice, UW researchers are unlocking climate clues from the earth’s deepest reaches.

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Thanks to a groundbreaking study linking some common medications to an increased risk of dementia in older adults, pharmacy Professor Shelly Gray’s impact has gone global.

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The Poetry

A whiz with words, UW senior Jack Chelgren is on a mission to make poetry present and relevant on campus and around the community.

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Be Boundless

News & Events

A group from the department of Department of Computer Science & Engineering pose with the national award.

Excellence in recruiting

The University of Washington’s Department of Computer Science & Engineering won a national award for promoting women’s participation in undergraduate computing.

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UW Medicine

The Next Mission: MEDEX and the military

In honor of Memorial Day, MEDEX Northwest has produced a new video about veteran physician assistants. MEDEX graduated its first class of PAs from the UW in 1969.

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UW Graduation

Former Gov. Christine Gregoire to be commencement speaker

Christine Gregoire, who served as Washington’s 22nd governor from 2005 to 2013, will be the featured speaker at the University of Washington’s Commencement June 13 at Husky Stadium.

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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