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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

Jerry Baldasty
Leadership

Jerry Baldasty named interim provost of the UW

Provost and Executive Vice President Ana Mari Cauce has selected Jerry Baldasty to serve as interim provost, effective March 3, when Cauce assumes the role of interim president. Baldasty has served as senior vice provost for academic and student affairs since 2012.

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Undergrad president medalists
Honors & Awards

President’s medalists announced

The awards honor undergraduate students of the highest caliber whose academic pursuits demonstrate interdisciplinary interests.

Peace Corps flag at the UW
In the News

University of Washington leads the nation in Peace Corps volunteers

The University of Washington produced the most Peace Corps volunteers for 2015, reclaiming the top spot with 72 alumni currently in service.

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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