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Center stage

After scoliosis surgery, Annie Morro, ’15, is pursuing her passion for performing as a member of the UW musical theater program’s inaugural graduating class.

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Combining a background in electrical engineering with the real-life business skills she’s learning with the UW Solar club, Shruti Misra is helping make solar power a reality at the UW and beyond.

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Hungry for change

Christine Tran, a Ph.D. student in the College of Education, is peeling back the complex issues surrounding hunger in our nation’s schools.

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Teaming up for philanthropy

A third-generation Husky, Michael Kneip is living his childhood dream to be a Husky football player, while working hard to establish a legacy of giving.

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Be Boundless

News & Events


Rare nautilus sighted for the first time in three decades

Biologist Peter Ward returned from the South Pacific with news that he encountered one of the world’s rarest animals, often called a “living fossil.”

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Be A World of Good

UW students put data science skills to use for social good

This summer the eScience Institute launched the UW’s Data Science for Social Good program to reduce homelessness, foster community well-being and map better sidewalk routes for people with mobility challenges.

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Husky Football

Huskies open 2015 season this Friday at Boise State

UW makes its first-ever trip to BSU to take on the 23rd-ranked Broncos. The game will air live on ESPN.

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Fast Facts

At a glance

The UW has three campuses that offer more than 440 degree options across 280 programs

Academic milestones

87% of 467 patent applications filed by the UW in 2014 were contributed by students262 National Science Foundation fellows in 2014