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Faster testing, vaccine research, comprehensive patient care, combating misinformation — health professionals and researchers across the UW are working to slow COVID-19.

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Learning apart,

Social-distancing measures are in full effect, but UW faculty and students are harnessing the power of technology to teach and learn — together.

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Connecting students
near and far

When the UW announced an all-remote spring quarter, the Student Technology Loan Program jumped into action, finding new ways to get laptops and other equipment to students in need — locally and across the country.

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Fighting COVID-19 misinformation

From debunking myths on social media to investigating how users react to fake content, UW researchers hope to slow the viral spread of the COVID-19 ‘infodemic.’

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Be Boundless

News & Events

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Honors and Awards

Three UW students selected as 2020 Goldwater Scholars

The program supports undergraduates who “show exceptional promise of becoming this nation’s next generation of research leaders” in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

UW News

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Spring quarter is underway

The UW’s spring quarter is being held remotely as we support efforts to promote public health. Guides, resources and services are available to help students be successful in their spring courses.

Spring quarter FAQ Coronavirus Updates/FAQ

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Together We Will

Learn how you can support the response to COVID-19

Courage. Kindness. Creativity. Innovation. Since 1861, these Husky values have seen us through good times and bad — times of triumph and times of fear and uncertainty. And these values will help us overcome together the challenges we face today in the COVID-19 pandemic.

How you can help

Fast Facts

Did you know?

32% of incoming freshmen are the first in their families to attend college.

For Washington

All 39 counties in Washington state are represented by students at the UW.