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Creating communities
that care

Across Seattle, UW School of Social Work students and community leaders are working together to encourage healthy behaviors in young people — and set them up for success.

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A week in the wild

Students and professors from the College of the Environment made a classroom out of one of the world’s most closely monitored ecosystems: Yellowstone National Park.

Story Sights & Sounds


The global impact of modern medicine

Augustine Ajuogu grew up in Nigeria, where diseases like malaria took lives in his community. Today, thanks to scholarships from the UW School of Medicine, he’s pursuing his dream of becoming a doctor.

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The Lunch Guy

One tray at a time, a Seattle dad helps erase school lunch debt around the state.

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Be Boundless

News & Events

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The President’s Circle

Nearly 50 years ago, a small group of people joined together in a commitment to support the UW. Today, our circle has grown to more than 13,000 strong. Learn more about The President’s Circle, which includes complimentary annual membership in the UW Alumni Association.

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Campus Events

University Faculty Lecture

Find out how Professor Michael Gelb is improving newborn screenings and saving lives. The lecture on Tuesday is free and begins at 7:30 p.m. in Kane Hall.

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Health and Medicine

Study: Using big data to help fight a deadly cancer

UW researchers — spanning medicine, computer science and engineering, and genome sciences — have built an algorithm to discern which drugs might best combat patients’ individual cases of acute myeloid leukemia.

Health Sciences

Fast Facts

Peace Corps ranking

UW ranked No. 2 in Peace Corps volunteers in 2017.

Countries represented