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Powering possibility

Raised as a shepherd in Ghana, Francis Abugbilla saw his first computer when he was 17. Today he’s a doctoral student in international studies — and with the help of a scholarship, he’s bringing solar power to his home village.

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Changing oceans, innovative solutions

Driven by rising carbon dioxide emissions, ocean acidification is already affecting our food web — from salmon to shellfish and beyond. UW researchers are helping business and community partners find solutions to a growing problem.

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Safeguarding an
essential food

UW graduate student Yasmine Farhat is part of a team working to understand how rice — Cambodia’s most important crop — will be affected by hydropower dams along the Mekong River.

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Building healthier,
happier cities

Interacting with nature has been shown to improve mental health. A team led by the UW and Stanford University will help city planners create urban environments that benefit the people who live there.

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Be Boundless

News & Events

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UW at No. 26 in the world, fourth among U.S. public institutions

“We are honored to be recognized for the growing impact of the outstanding teaching and discovery taking place at the University of Washington,” UW President Ana Mari Cauce said.

UW News

Husky quarterback Jacob Eason throws a pass against Hawaii.
Husky Football

Eason throws 3 TDs, Huskies beat Rainbow Warriors

Jacob Eason threw a 47-yard touchdown pass to Hunter Bryant on the third play of the game and added two more as Washington rebounded from a loss with a 52-20 romp over Hawaii on Saturday night.


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Medical Education

Preparing the next generation of doctors and health care professionals in Spokane

The UW School of Medicine-Gonzaga University Regional Health Partnership announced a new facility that will feature state-of-the-art classrooms, research labs and innovation centers.

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Fast Facts

Did you know?

The UW was named the most innovative public university in the world by Reuters in 2018