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Browse stories of the people, places and programs that drive the University of Washington to work for a world of good.



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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From the Paralympics to Husky crew, blind student
athlete Eleni Englert continues to blaze her own trail.

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Digging into the past

Prehistory, meet Professor Donald Grayson. As featured speaker for this year’s University Faculty Lecture, he digs into the mystery surrounding mass extinctions at the end of the last Ice Age.

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Meet the Husky 100

The Husky 100 is a new award recognizing 100 UW undergraduate and graduate students who exemplify the Husky Experience. Leaders, innovators, activists, teachers, change agents – get to know these outstanding students.


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News & Events

Ana Mari Cauce
Population Health

Improving health around the world

President Ana Mari Cauce outlines the development of a 25-year vision to advance the health and well-being of people around the world.

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Jacob Wobbrock

Why every innovation can’t be the next iPhone

Is “innovation” an unquestionable good? We should measure innovation by its ability to improve people’s lives, says UW Information School professor Jacob Wobbrock.

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Paws-on Science: Husky Weekend

The Pacific Science Center welcomes Huskies of all ages for three days of interactive activities, featuring hands-on science experiments for the whole family, May 6-8.

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Fast Facts

Undergraduate milestones

Research Symposium1,100+ studentsInternships354,133 hours

Public service @ the UW

Public service @ the UW: 6,659 students / 854,104 hours in 2015