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Planet protectors

How five UW alums’ diverse career paths are
helping improve our environment.

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Three cheers for three years

Classes of ’20, ’21 and ’22, you are bold. Brave. Resilient. Now is the time to come together and celebrate your graduation — and all who helped you get there.



Awards of Excellence

Meet the 2022 honorees: inspiring UW faculty, staff, students and alumni whose achievements exemplify the University’s mission.



Discoveries in
dino country

On a pivotal excavation in Montana, UW paleontologists, students and volunteers uncovered clues that shine light on the age of the dinosaurs.

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News & Events

Foster School of Business

Foster Insights

We spend half—if not more—of our waking hours at work. So we all have a vested interest in improving the environment in which we spend all those precious hours. The UW Foster School of Business does, too. And this very topic was at the heart of Foster Insights, a special public event that the school presented at Town Hall Seattle in May.

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Snow on trees in a Colorado forest

Citizen science helps unpack snow’s effect on summer water supplies

In a citizen science project created by UW researchers, participants viewed time-lapse photos from Colorado and Washington and labeled photos taken when trees had snow in their branches.

UW News

People wearing face masks walk outdoors on campus

Video: New face mask guidance for spring quarter

With the start of spring quarter, face masks became optional — but still recommended — inside most UW facilities.

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Fast Facts

Undergrad research

8000+ undergraduate students participate in at least one quarter of research.

For Washington

All 39 counties in Washington state are represented by students at the UW.