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With a passion for equity, sophomore Joshua Dawson is advocating for — and empowering — underrepresented
pre-med students.

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Brewing up apps

In a city where coffee and technology are king, iSchool graduate Stephen Ramirez, ’15, has found his niche as a developer at Starbucks — with help from the Husky Promise.

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A promise to the public

Second-year law student Raz Barnea has always believed in paying it forward, playing his part in public service through a two-year Peace Corps post in Jamaica.

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Compassion for community

One four-legged friend at a time, Ph.D. student Dr. Heather Fowler is giving back to the community as a volunteer veterinarian for the pets of low-income and homeless Seattleites.

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Be Boundless

News & Events

Ana Mari Cauce speaks at the Intellectual House

Annual President’s Address

Interim President Ana Mari Cauce discusses topics of interest to the campus community, followed by a Q&A and reception on Wednesday at the Intellectual House.

Office of the President

Husky Stadium
Campus Events

Husky Homecoming Weekend

We’re bringing all the fall traditions together — Husky football, W Day, Dawg Dash and more — as we unite our passion for the purple and gold.

Homecoming Details


UW remains fifth in ranking of scientific research papers

The new ranking follows several other notable placements for the UW, which jumped to No. 11 in U.S. News & World Report’s Global University Rankings.

UW Today

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