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August 19, 2016

UW maintains 15th in the world ranking

The University of Washington was again ranked No. 15 on the Academic Ranking of World Universities list released by Shanghai Jiao Tong University researchers. The UW also remained 13th among U.S. universities and fourth among public institutions worldwide. Read more from UW Today.  

August 8, 2016

UW faculty elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences

The Washington State Academy of Sciences announced that twelve UW scientists and engineers have been elected to the academy. According to a statement released by the organization, the new members were selected for “their outstanding record of scientific achievement and willingness to work on behalf of the academy in bringing the best available science to…

August 4, 2016

New from UW 360: UW Libraries conservation of rare books

The 13 libraries on the UW Seattle campus contain more knowledge, books and archives than many city libraries. Their books are handled and read each and every day, year after year. What happens when some of those precious books need repairs? In this UW 360 story, meet the skilled staff in the UW Libraries Conservation…

June 23, 2016

Learn more about the UW’s DO-IT Center

Learn more about the work of the UW’s DO-IT Center and how they are empowering students with all sorts of disabilities. Watch the UW  360 story here.  

June 22, 2016

UW’s Thompson research vessel gets a midlife overhaul

The UW’s largest research vessel, the R/V Thomas G. Thompson, is getting a midlife overhaul. The ship recently began a yearlong stay near Seattle’s Harbor Island for a complete overhaul of its propulsion system, navigation and man core engineering systems. Read more from UW Today.

June 13, 2016

New from UW 360 – reuniting families in El Salvador

The UW Center for Human Rights is helping to reunited families separated during the civil war in El Salvador. Learn more about those efforts and the families the UW is helping from UW 360.

June 9, 2016

New from UW 360 – innovations in solar energy

Solar energy is a clean energy source that, even in the Pacific Northwest, is abundant and renewable. Learn how researchers at the UW’s Clean Energy Institute are developing the technology to make solar panels thinner, lighter and more affordable than ever. Watch the UW 360 story UW 360: Solar Innovations.

May 27, 2016

UW women’s golf takes first national championship

The Huskies defeated second-seeded Stanford to win their first NCAA national title on Wednesday! Read more at

May 26, 2016

Jennifer Cohen announced as new athletic director

UW President Ana Mari Cauce announced Tuesday that Jennifer Cohen, senior associate athletic director at the University of Washington, will be the UW’s new athletic director, effective June 1. Read more from UW Today. 

May 4, 2016

UW announces the Husky 100

The UW announced the class of students in the inaugural Husky 100. The program recognizes 100 UW undergraduate and graduate students from Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma in all areas of study who are making the most of their time at the UW. Learn more about the program and take a look at the list of…

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