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Where the music matters

Pressing play on his iSchool education, KEXP librarian Dylan Flesch, ’08, ’14, is combining his love for music and information science to preserve decades of Seattle history.

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Boundless Stories

Browse stories of the people, places and programs that drive the University of Washington to work for a world of good.



China, revisited

Jane Yang, a UW sophomore who grew up in Shanghai, is teaching the UW men’s basketball team about her language and culture. Now, she’s looking at her home — and herself — with fresh eyes.

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They asked, she told

After being honorably discharged for disclosing her sexual orientation, retired Army Col. Grethe Cammermeyer, ’76, ’91, fought the decision — and won — paving the way for the next generation of LGBTQ military members. Now, the UW is recognizing her courage with the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award.

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Picturing hope

With a deep background in special education, UW graduate Ariane Gauvreau works to make the future brighter for children with special needs — and their families.

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Printing possibilities

Through 3-D printing, UW Bothell’s Ivan Owen is increasing access to prosthetics for children around the world with missing fingers — and inspiring the next generation of innovators along the way.

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News & Events

uw wifi power demonstration

‘Power Over Wi-Fi’ named one of the year’s game changers

University of Washington engineers have developed a novel technology that uses a Wi-Fi router — a source of ubiquitous but untapped energy in indoor environments — to power devices.

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Husky Football

Offense rules the day in Dawgs’ win over Beavers

The Huskies stomped on the gas from the outset and coasted to a 52-7 win over Oregon State Saturday in Corvallis. Washington can become bowl eligible with a win next Friday against Washington State.


puget sound

New climate report outlines Puget Sound’s future

The Puget Sound watershed faces rising seas, heavier downpours, larger and more frequent floods, more sediment in its rivers, less snow, and hotter, drier summer streams.

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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