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greenhouse gases

A groundbreaking concept for a fusion reactor called the “dynomak” could reduce our carbon footprint and change the energy game — all on a budget — courtesy of graduate student Derek Sutherland.

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Commencement 2015

Congratulations to the class of 2015! Thousands of graduates across all three campuses turned the tassel in Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma. Share your Husky moments using #uwgrad15.

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UW partners with Tsinghua University, with support from Microsoft, to educate the next generation of innovators.

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Treating cancer
with the cloud

By combining a groundbreaking clinical trial with the power of cloud technology, Dr. Tony Blau is changing what we know about treating cancer, one patient at a time.

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Be Boundless

News & Events

UW Spokane Center Grand Opening
In the News

UW Spokane Center officially opens

In the heart of Spokane’s University District, the UW Spokane Center will serve as a hub for the Eastern Washington UW community to develop meaningful connections.

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I AM exhibit

Inspirational exhibit — I AM — highlights the healing power of art

A bold collection reflecting the lives, struggles and hopes of Path with Art students is now on exhibit at the UW School of Social Work first floor Gallery.

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Juan Felipe Herrera
Honors & Awards

UW professor named U.S. Poet Laureate

Juan Felipe Herrera, visiting professor of ethnic studies, is the first Latino honored since the U.S. Consultant in Poetry program began in 1937.

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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