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What is possible?

Associate professors of art Mark Zirpel and Amie McNeil ask what is possible when we unite scientific curiosity and artistic mastery.

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Slide to unlock

Today’s touch-screen world is leaving behind an entire segment of the population: those with motor impairments. iSchool Ph.D. candidate Martez Mott wants to change that.

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More livable cities

By partnering with a new city each year, UW faculty and students are helping to improve the health and sustainability of local communities — starting with Auburn and Tacoma.

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First generation

Through the University of Washington’s Dream Project, first-generation college student Aisha found a mentor — and a path to UW Tacoma.

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UW professor Franzi Roesner portrait
Honors and Awards

UW professor named one of world’s top innovators under 35

Professor Franziska Roesner’s research spans a number of projects related to privacy and security in emerging technologies.

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Archive photo of climbers ascending a mountain.
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A passion for the outdoors

In a time before trails, climbers found a way to trek the Pacific Northwest. UW alumni, faculty and staff have long been among the region’s most passionate outdoor enthusiasts.

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UW researchers study DNA security in lab

Using DNA for hacking

A new study from UW researchers that analyzed the security of common, open-source DNA processing programs finds evidence of poor computer security practices.

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Fast Facts


UW ranks No. 2 in Peace Corps volunteers in 2017.

Sustainability at the UW