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Targeting cancer, precisely

Unearthing solutions to tomorrow’s grand challenges is what drives us. The Institute for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine is one example of how investing in UW faculty and research can change — and save — lives worldwide.

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Transform the student experience

Ensuring access to excellence for all students is at the core of our public mission. Discover how supporting opportunities that enrich future leaders can champion the Husky Experience for students.

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Drive the public good

Our foundation is rooted in serving communities near and far. Explore how committing to initiatives that promote health, equity and well-being can unleash human potential in King County’s Road Map region — and beyond.

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Empower possibility through innovation

Creativity is embedded in our DNA. Learn how contributing to revolutionary people and programs can lead to inclusive innovation for the benefit of Jayna – and millions more.

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What is possible?

Associate professors of art Amie McNeil and Mark Zirpel ask what is possible when students and teachers become peers.

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Ezekiel Turner and Kevin King, UW football players
Husky Football

UW wins Pac-12 title

The Huskies were victorious against the Colorado Buffaloes, 41-10, during the Pac-12 championship game Friday night. The win marks the first conference title since 2000 for the Huskies.

Seattle Times

music notes

What makes Bach sound like Bach?

The composer Johann Sebastian Bach left behind an incomplete composition upon his death, either as an unfinished work or perhaps as a puzzle for future composers to solve. A computer could expertly finish the job thanks to a new machine learning dataset.

UW Today

grass species research lab

New grasses neutralize toxic pollution

UW engineers have developed grass that can eliminate a toxic compound widely used in explosives that contaminates military bases, battlegrounds and some drinking water wells.

UW Today

Fast Facts

Public service @ the UW

6,659 - Number of students who engaged in University­-sponsored public service, contributing a total of 854,104 hours.

Did you know?

No. 12 - The UW's ranking among universities in the nation for social mobility and civic engagement.