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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. 

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The MacArthur Foundation honors UW Professor Yejin Choi, who teaches human language to computers.

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Mechanical engineering Ph.D. candidate Malia Steward works to discover how solar cells can more efficiently convert light to electricity.

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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.

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Husky Basketball

UW advances to WNIT Fab 4

The Huskies are moving on in the WNIT after defeating Oregon 63-59 in the Great 8 on Sunday afternoon in Seattle. UW heads to Lawrence, Kan. to take on Kansas in the WNIT Fab 4 today at 4:30 p.m. PT/7:30 p.m. ET.

Tournament Central

University Faculty Lecture

Rocking the world of physics

Our best theory of how the universe works may be imperfect. Join UW Physics Professor David W. Hertzog today at 5:30 p.m. at the HUB for the 2023 University Faculty Lecture, where he will explore how scientists are using subatomic particles called muons to do some detective work.

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cherry blossoms in the UW quad
Cherry Blossom Watch

Quad cherry trees on track to reach peak bloom this weekend

A new visitor’s website has all of the updates and information needed, including a blossom tracker and details on transportation, activities, amenities and more.

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Fast Facts

Did you know?

There are nearly 300 specialized research centers at the UW.

Honors & Awards

7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize