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More than games

Video game creators at UW Bothell are free to be themselves while building professional-quality games. Their work culture challenges the norms of the high-tech industry.

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Archiving History

From historical manuscripts to rare photographs, University Libraries’ Special Collections offers countless opportunities to discover the past from a first-person perspective. Explore some of the archives.

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A new face in Washington state politics

Dulce Gutiérrez, ’14, is making history as one of Eastern Washington’s first Latina city council members.

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Improving one-third of our days

We spend 33 percent of our days at work. Google consultant Vy Tran, ’16, who grew up working at a factory with her mother, is dedicated to making everyone’s workplaces safer and healthier.

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Tom Rochat 2.0

Five years ago, Tom Rochat, ’13, was foraging for mushrooms and struggling to pay rent. Today, he’s on the fast track to senior-level management at a global IT company — and he gives UW Tacoma credit for his transformation.

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Campus Events

Conversations after the election

Explore how the tools of philosophy can help us to grapple in productive ways with important social issues that have gained renewed attention following the 2016 national election cycle.

Department of Philosophy


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Climate Change

Listen to the Earth smash another global temperature record

Federal science agencies announced that 2016 was the warmest year on record, beating the previous record of global temperature set in 2015, which had beat the previous record set in 2014.

UW Today

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Health Sciences

UW Medicine heart-transplant outcomes are among best in US

People who undergo a heart transplant at UW Medical Center in Seattle have the best likelihood in the nation of a favorable outcome.

HS Newsbeat

Fast Facts

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UW ranked No. 4 among U.S. public institutions

Public service @ the UW

6,659 - Number of students who engaged in University­-sponsored public service, contributing a total of 854,104 hours.