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A Heart for
Health Care

Taylor Boyd, a proud second-generation Husky, is committed to giving back to the community and to providing health services to underserved populations.

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Protecting the
Puget Sound

Tim Dardis is helping protect the Puget Sound’s wildlife by reducing the harmful noise pollution of aquatic construction projects.

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Creating a world of good

Take a closer look at the UW’s new statewide Economic Impact Report. Plus, see what that impact means right in your own backyard.

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'Beast Quakes' offer test
of seismic network

UW seismologists detected the biggest vibrations ever recorded at CenturyLink Field during the NFC Championship game.

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Be Boundless

On Campus


The Whole U attempts world record today

In celebration of National Fun at Work Day, 2,000 UW faculty, staff, students and retirees will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Umbrella Dance. The event will take place at noon at beautiful Husky Stadium.

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Jermaine Kearse
Husky YouTube Channel

Seahawks wide receiver shares his UW experience

Over the summer, we invited UW alum and Seahawks wide receiver Jermaine Kearse back to campus to share his memories of Husky football, being a UW student and what it meant to him to earn his degree in sociology. Follow him as he takes a trip down memory lane.


Twelfth Night
Arts Roundup

Music, drama – and the Dance Faculty Concert

It’s an exciting week in the arts as various units ramp up their winter events. For drama fans, there’s the Undergraduate Theater Society’s production of “Yellow Face” and the School of Drama’s take on “Twelfth Night.”

Arts UW

Fast Facts

Campus Life

  • 14 Libraries
  • 4Markets
  • 3Food Trucks
  • 16Coffee Shops
  • 11Residence Halls
  • 15Restaurants

UW statewide impact

$12.5 billion economic impact in the stateOne out of every 48 jobs in the state is attributable to the UW