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More than games

Video game creators at UW Bothell are free to be themselves while building professional-quality games. Their work culture challenges the norms of the high-tech industry.

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Archiving History

From historical manuscripts to rare photographs, University Libraries’ Special Collections offers countless opportunities to discover the past from a first-person perspective. Explore some of the archives.

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A new face in Washington state politics

Dulce Gutiérrez, ’14, is making history as one of Eastern Washington’s first Latina city council members.

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Improving one-third of our days

We spend 33 percent of our days at work. Google consultant Vy Tran, ’16, who grew up working at a factory with her mother, is dedicated to making everyone’s workplaces safer and healthier.

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Tom Rochat 2.0

Five years ago, Tom Rochat, ’13, was foraging for mushrooms and struggling to pay rent. Today, he’s on the fast track to senior-level management at a global IT company — and he gives UW Tacoma credit for his transformation.

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Big data to help homelessness

Using big data to address human services ― including health, foster care and the challenges of homelessness ― will be the focus of a workshop at Seattle City Hall hosted by the University of Washington and City of Seattle.

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Rendering of new Computer Science and Engineering building

$5 million pledged for new UW Computer Science & Engineering building

Zillow Group’s gift toward the building will allow the UW to double the number of CSE degrees it awards each year and reduce the number of qualified students who are turned away from the program.

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Campus Events

MLK Week 2017

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s memory and the contributions of all people — past and present — who stand for justice by participating in the UW’s MLK Week events.


Fast Facts

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UW ranked No. 4 among U.S. public institutions

Public service @ the UW

6,659 - Number of students who engaged in University­-sponsored public service, contributing a total of 854,104 hours.