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Keisha Credit, ’11, ’18, is one of a new generation of entrepreneurs who are turning their ideas into business success, thanks in part to the startup culture and mentoring they experienced at UW.

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Awards of Excellence

For 50 years, the UW Awards of Excellence have celebrated outstanding faculty, staff, students and alumni whose achievements exemplify the University’s mission.

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Who you are is Enough

For years, the Q Center has been advocating for the queer community at the UW — and it has made all the difference in students’ lives.

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Reinventing internships during COVID-19

When the pandemic halted in-person research and internships, UW faculty and staff got creative — finding new ways to offer meaningful remote work for students.

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UW School of Oceanography holds No. 1 global ranking; more than two dozen areas in top 50

Nine University of Washington subjects ranked in the top 10 and the UW School of Oceanography held its position as No. 1 in the world on the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects list for 2020.

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Back-to-School Town Hall

The University of Washington recognizes that our community has questions about how the pandemic will affect autumn quarter. President Ana Mari Cauce hosted a virtual town hall on Friday, July 10, with a panel of UW leaders to address these questions and offer a preview of what back-to-school will mean for the UW community.

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Hillary Godwin, dean of the UW School of Public Health, wears a facemask

Wear a face mask to help protect yourself and others during the pandemic

Washington requires masks to be worn in public. Hilary Godwin, dean of the UW School of Public Health, shares information about using face coverings, including what kinds of masks are appropriate to wear and how they protect people.

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Fast Facts


The UW was named the most innovative public university in the world by Reuters in 2019.

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7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize