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Speaking up to save lives

Forefront, a UW-based organization, teams up with Facebook in the name of suicide prevention.

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The Next-Generation of
Breast Cancer Care

By applying PET technology to a standard mammography machine, UW startup PET/X hopes to streamline treatment for breast cancer patients, knocking out costs and side effects along the way.

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Advocating for hope

Thanks to scholarship support, Dashni Amin was able to draw inspiration from her parents’ sacrifices — and prepare herself for a future of helping others.

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A Spring Break
of Service

A first-generation student from a migrant farming family, Salvador Gomez is donating his spring break to the Pipeline Project, tutoring and mentoring children in rural Washington whose childhoods remind him of his own.

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Be Boundless

On Campus

Match Day 2015
UW Medicine

UW residency match sets record primary-care percentage

The majority of the 2015 UW medical school graduates chose to train in fields facing physician shortages.

Health Sciences

Mia Tuan
Leadership

Dean of the UW’s College of Education selected

Mia Tuan comes to the UW from the University of Oregon, where she has held a number of academic and leadership positions over the past 18 years.

UW Today

Cyclops submarine at MOHAI
Innovation

Applied Physics Lab unveils Cyclops 1 submarine

The UW and Everett-based company OceanGate showcased the first model of its joint project to build a new type of submarine for human research and exploration in the deep sea.

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