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Preventing a crustacean invasion

Volunteers from the UW College of the Environment are on a mission to protect the Salish Sea from European green crabs, one of the world’s worst invasive species.

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Husky 100

Each year, the UW honors 100 exemplary students from across the University who are making the most of their Husky Experience.

Student profiles


Redefining reality

At the UW’s CoMotion Labs, Lacey Leavitt, ’03, and Joe Jacobs of Electric Dream Factory are helping shape an inclusive future for the VR industry.

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A week in the wild

Students and professors from the College of the Environment made a classroom out of one of the world’s most closely monitored ecosystems: Yellowstone National Park.

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Honors and Awards

UW named Tree Campus USA for 9th year

The honor recognizes the UW for its tree advisory committee, campus tree-care plan, dedicated annual expenditures, Arbor Day observance and student service-learning projects. Learn nine fun facts about trees on campus.

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Honors and Awards

Samuel Wasser wins prestigious Albert Schweitzer Medal

The UW professor and director of the Center for Conservation Biology was recognized for his work on developing noninvasive tools for monitoring human impacts on wildlife.

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UW and the Community

2018 Earth Week

UW Earth Week activities bring students, faculty, staff and community members together to learn about sustainability efforts across the University.

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Sustainability at the UW