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Keeping track of access

When station elevators break down, so does equal access for train riders with mobility challenges. UW researchers have created a web tool that gives crucial real-time details about urban rail accessibility.

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Pedal power

As an engineering Ph.D. student and president of the Husky Cycling Club, Dan McCabe combines academic work with a love of biking to optimize deliveries from food banks to people with food insecurity.

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The UW’s award-winning Regional Initiatives in Dental Education program trains students to be dentists and leaders in Washington’s rural and underserved communities, increasing access to dental care.

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Growing careers in
eastern Washington

The UW Foster School’s Business Certificate Program plants seeds of career growth and leadership for workers in eastern Washington’s tree fruit industry and beyond.

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Be Boundless

News & Events

Wanda Herndon receives the 100,000th COVID-19 vaccine administered by UW Medicine.
Health and Medicine

COVID vaccine ideas may have better variant resilience

Results from a new molecular study provide a framework to guide engineering of future SARS-CoV-2 vaccines. The international research team was co-led by David Veesler, associate professor of biochemistry at the UW.

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Box in red wrapping paper with bow

The economic value of gift giving

Everyone has received a gift they didn’t want: the ugly sweater, the ceramic statue, the vase. Items stuffed into the back of a closet, donated or tossed in the trash. All a waste, right? Not entirely, says Anthony Gill, professor of political science at the UW.

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Husky Football

Washington takes on Texas in Valero Alamo Bowl

Let’s rally together and cheer on our Huskies as they face Texas at the Valero Alamo Bowl in San Antonio, TX on December 29.

Bowl Game Central
Tickets, travel, viewing parties

Fast Facts

Did you know?

32% of incoming freshmen are the first in their families to attend college.

Honors & Awards

7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize