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Journey of the spirit

In its inaugural paddle, the UW Shell House Canoe Family joined the annual Tribal Canoe Journey, where tribal and First Nations communities reconnect and celebrate their shared heritage.

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Meet the Husky 100: Remarkable undergraduate and graduate students who are making the most of their time at the UW.

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In cities around the globe, stormwater runoff leads to water pollution. UW researchers are developing an innovative solution based on recycled coffee grounds.

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After living through the devastation of hurricanes in Puerto Rico, grad student Miguel González-Montijo is working on clean energy innovations for the future.

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News & Events

Graduate in cap with tassel. The words You did it. Husky grads! are displayed on the photo.

Congratulations, class of ’24!

It’s your time to shine, Husky grads! You’ve worked hard to earn your UW degree, and now the world is waiting. It’s your moment to celebrate all you’ve accomplished and everyone who helped you along the way.

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Earth’s limb was taken Feb. 12, 2020, from the International Space Station. The central dark band is smoke from summer wildfires in Australia. The smoke layer has reached the stratosphere, at 25 to 30 kilometers elevation, lofted to record heights during the wildfires by pyrocumulus clouds.

UW-led project a finalist for NASA’s next generation of Earth-observing satellites

The research project seeks to better understand the troposphere that we inhabit and the stratosphere above it, where the ozone layer is, as well as the interface where these two layers meet.

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Overhead view of trees in snow

Research aims to improve Western snowfall, drought forecasts

A scientific expedition this coming winter in Colorado’s Yampa Valley will improve forecasts of snowfall and estimates of how climate change will impact snowpack and water availability in mountainous regions of the West.

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Fast Facts

Undergrad research

8000+ undergraduate students participate in at least one quarter of research.

Honors & Awards

7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize