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A Heart for
Health Care

Taylor Boyd, a proud second-generation Husky, is committed to giving back to the community and to providing health services to underserved populations.

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Protecting the
Puget Sound

Tim Dardis is helping protect the Puget Sound’s wildlife by reducing the harmful noise pollution of aquatic construction projects.

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Creating a world of good

Take a closer look at the UW’s new statewide Economic Impact Report. Plus, see what that impact means right in your own backyard.

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'Beast Quakes' offer test
of seismic network

UW seismologists detected the biggest vibrations ever recorded at CenturyLink Field during the NFC Championship game.

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Be Boundless

On Campus


Introducing UW CoMotion

As one of the world’s preeminent universities, the UW’s impact is profound both globally and locally. CoMotion is the collaborative hub that will deliver tools and connections that the UW community needs to accelerate the impact of their innovations.

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Jermaine Kearse
Husky YouTube Channel

Seahawks wide receiver shares his UW experience

Over the summer, we invited UW alum and Seahawks wide receiver Jermaine Kearse back to campus to share his memories of Husky football, being a UW student and what it meant to him to earn his degree in sociology. Follow him as he takes a trip down memory lane.


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Arts Roundup

Arts Roundup: Music, lectures, ‘Twelfth Night’

The School of Drama’s production of “Twelfth Night” sets Shakespeare in The Roaring Twenties, the School of Music offers a variety of performances including the Modern Music Ensemble and a Student Chamber Concert, and the UW World Series presents Ukranian pianist Vadym Kholodenko.

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Fast Facts

Campus Life

  • 14 Libraries
  • 4Markets
  • 3Food Trucks
  • 16Coffee Shops
  • 11Residence Halls
  • 15Restaurants

UW statewide impact

$12.5 billion economic impact in the stateOne out of every 48 jobs in the state is attributable to the UW