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Citizen science
in action

From counting seabirds to collecting rare plants, UW professors and students are partnering with caring Washingtonians to research pressing environmental issues.

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Driven to discover

Drawn to the UW for its world-class medical and molecular biology training programs, graduate scientist Siva Kasinathan is on a quest to nail down cancer’s home address.

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Unlocking secrets
of the ocean

Students, scientists, engineers — and even some robots — join forces to build the world’s largest deep–sea ocean observatory off the coast of Washington and Oregon.

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Goodbye,
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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On Campus

veterans-day
Campus Events

Veterans Appreciation Week: Nov. 3-11

UW recognizes those who have served by hosting a number of special events on campus throughout the week leading up to Veterans Day.

Event Details

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New look, same spirit

Our passion for the purple and gold never rests. That’s why we’re rolling out a new UW brand identity that tells our Husky story, from the HUB to the homepage. (Give feedback)

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Huskies vs. ASU
Husky Football

UW and Colorado set for Saturday morning contest

The Washington football team travels to Boulder to face the Colorado Buffaloes at 10 a.m. PT. The game will air on Pac-12 Networks.

Game Info

Fast Facts
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The UW is top-ranked school in medical education for family, rural and primary care

Faculty Facts

MacArthur Fellows
15
National Book Award
2
Nobel Prize
6
Pulitzer Prize
2