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A twist of fate

The life of engineering alumna Ayan Hassan, ’12, ’16, was changed by the UW’s Making Connections program. But she didn’t expect it to be saved by one of the program’s founders.

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A body in motion

When Louis Maliyam, ’21, came to the U.S. to study computer science, he never expected that he’d find a second passion — dance. He now brings its lessons of vulnerability and freedom into his work teaching others.

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In Memoriam

Remembering Bill Gates Sr.

With his unparalleled history of service to the University of Washington, Bill Gates Sr. made an enduring impact on our community, state and world.

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Putting health care
in your hands

UW faculty and students are developing smartphone apps to improve health and save lives.

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Be Boundless

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Prioritize your health — get your flu shot

Whether it’s at your doctor’s office, pharmacy or a special flu vaccination clinic at the UW, it’s more important than ever to get your flu vaccine this year. Register to get your flu shot at various locations at the UW.


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New Student Convocation

The University of Washington welcomes new students, their friends and families this Sunday. The virtual event will feature advice and encouragement from UW leadership as new Huskies begin navigating student life and get started on their path to academic success.

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Enroll in the UW Husky Coronavirus Testing program

Students and employees at all three UW campuses can now sign up for Husky Coronavirus Testing. Any UW community member who will be on campus, or who is living with several other people in neighborhoods near campus, is strongly encouraged to enroll.

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Fast Facts


The UW was named the most innovative public university in the world by Reuters in 2019.

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