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Living with fire
Combining UW expertise and solutions from Indigenous practices, towns and agencies in eastern Washington are fighting wildfires by learning how to set the spark and fan the flames.
Learn how College of Engineering and College of Arts & Sciences researchers are helping to establish the UW as a global leader of the coming quantum age.
GENIUS AT WORK
The MacArthur Foundation honors UW Professor Yejin Choi, who teaches human language to computers.
Mechanical engineering Ph.D. candidate Malia Steward works to discover how solar cells can more efficiently convert light to electricity.
News & Events
Dr. Michael S. Spencer selected as next dean of the School of Social Work
Michael S. Spencer, who’s served as the interim dean since Jan. 1, has been appointed the Ballmer Endowed Dean of the School of Social Work beginning July 1 pending approval by the UW Board of Regents.
Rocking the world of physics
Our best theory of how the universe works may be imperfect. Join UW Physics Professor David W. Hertzog on March 29 for the 2023 University Faculty Lecture, where he will explore how scientists are using subatomic particles called muons to do some detective work.
Cherry blossoms on track for early April peak bloom
This year’s colder-than-usual spring delays the peak bloom slightly with blossoms set to emerge the week of March 20, according to the UW campus arborist. A new visitor’s website will have all of the updates an information needed, including a blossom tracker and details on transportation, activities, amenities and more.