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A global citizen

Thanks to scholarship support, UW resident adviser Louie Vital is forging her passion for academics, leadership and study abroad — from Spain to the Philippines.

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Taking notes
from nature

A U.S. Air Force–funded center on campus is studying the navigation of winged animals to help build a better aircraft.

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Exploring Earth’s
final frontier

With the ability to explore the deepest reaches of the ocean, the UW’s Deepglider is poised to unlock the secrets of climate change in the briny deep.

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Saving lives 
with smartphones

Saloni Parikh took her passion for global health and her knack for computer science halfway across the world, playing a key role in HIV-fighting research.

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Be Boundless

On Campus

Discovery Days
Campus Events

Engineering Discovery Days celebrates 100 years

The two-day event features nearly 100 interactive exhibits that demonstrate basic science concepts for children, expose prospective students to cutting-edge UW research and engage the public in engineering innovation.

UW Today

UW Earth Day
Campus Events

Celebrate Earth Day this Wednesday on Red Square

Learn about the environmental and sustainability efforts across our campuses. Community groups will share information about their mission, educate others about their area of environmental focus and encourage others to get involved.

Ana Mari Cauce
Race and Equity Initiative

We the People: Diversity, Equity and Difference at the UW

Interim President Ana Mari Cauce announced a wide-ranging initiative to combat racism and inequity during a campus dialogue with students. Cauce spoke from the heart about racism and what we can do to combat it.


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