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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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Curbing Concussions

With a little help from the NFL, UW startup VICIS is bringing together the latest in engineering and medicine to create a football helmet for the modern age.

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Making waves in
marine energy

Monitoring the briny depths, the aptly named Millennium Falcon robot serves as the eyes and ears for scientists studying the effects of tidal- and wave-energy projects on marine life.

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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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Be Boundless

On Campus

Cherry tree watch
2015 UW cherry tree watch

Flowers on all trees, full bloom by mid-March

The cherry trees in the Quad at the UW are starting to flower and are expected to reach full bloom between the second and third week of March, according to Sara Shores, the UW arborist.

UW Today

David Horsey
In the News

David Horsey discusses Charlie Hebdo, editorial cartooning in volatile times

The UW alumnus and two-time Pulitzer prize-winning editorial cartoonist started out at the Daily, then worked for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer for 30 years before joining the LA Times.

UW Today

Selma Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage honors civil-rights struggle

Students, faculty and community members embark on a civil rights pilgrimage across the southern United States led by David Domke, professor and chair of the UW Department of Communication.

Seattle Times

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