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Mind games

UW researchers have created technology that allows people to send and receive information over the internet — using only their minds.

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Changing oceans, innovative solutions

Driven by rising carbon dioxide emissions, ocean acidification is already affecting our food web — from salmon to shellfish and beyond. UW researchers are helping business and community partners find solutions to a growing problem.

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Safeguarding an
essential food

UW graduate student Yasmine Farhat is part of a team working to understand how rice — Cambodia’s most important crop — will be affected by hydropower dams along the Mekong River.

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Building healthier,
happier cities

Interacting with nature has been shown to improve mental health. A team led by the UW and Stanford University will help city planners create urban environments that benefit the people who live there.

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Campus Events

Dawg Daze

Join the annual tradition of welcoming new and returning students to campus. Become a part of the UW community and start building your Husky experience!


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Honors and Awards

UW is a ‘Great College to Work For,’ according to new survey

The University of Washington was specifically recognized in four categories: job satisfaction; work/life balance; tenure clarity and process; and teaching environment.

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On Campus

New Student Convocation

The UW welcomes new students this Sunday at Alaska Airlines Arena. Following the event, President Ana Mari Cauce will host the President’s Picnic on Rainier Vista.

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Fast Facts

Did you know?

The UW was named the most innovative public university in the world by Reuters in 2018