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Curating the future

At the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, curatorial interns get hands-on preparation for careers in the art world — and roles in the community.

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Clearing the air

Move over, air purifiers — civil and environmental engineers at the UW have modified a common houseplant to remove hazardous compounds from the air around it.

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No needles required

Dr. Sheena Hembrador, Res. ’17, combined UW Medicine and College of Engineering expertise to design a tiny device that can help find a patient’s artery without the help of needles.

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Reaching across generations

Building on a lifetime of connections with older adults, Melissa Krook, ’18, left a thriving fashion career to conduct research in geropsychology at the UW.

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News & Events

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Cherry Blossom Watch

Historic snowstorms not expected to slow down cherry blossoms

The Seattle area just endured record-setting snow and a string of unusual below-freezing temperatures, but Mother Nature will deliver on one important promise: The cherry blossoms are coming.

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Fall Campus scene on the quad
Honors and Awards

UW is a top producer of Fulbright recipients

Fifteen graduate and undergraduate students from the University were awarded Fulbright grants for 2018-2019 — among the leading research schools in the country and more than any other institution in the state.

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UW student Tey Anjulee

Introducing Equity Focus

Advancing the values of diversity, equity and inclusion is core to our mission at the University of Washington. Explore stories, news and events that highlight the great work happening across the UW.

Equity Focus

Fast Facts

Did you know?

UW ranked No. 4 among U.S. public institutions