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Believe the hype

MaKayla Woods came to the UW to be accepted for who she was. What she found was a place where she could become her best self.

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As the Iñupiaq people face rapid climate change in the Arctic, UW Professor Anne Beaudreau studies how their traditional values and practices are informing policy and building resilience.

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Air disparities

Historical patterns of redlining — systemic racism in housing practices — correlates strongly with present-day air pollution harming people of color, a new study has found.

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Sidewalk equity

UW engineering and computer science researchers are making digital wayfinding more accessible and equitable for people with mobility challenges.

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UW Tacoma

Under Construction

Tacoma native Lorne Arnold has always loved building things, now he’s helping build the civil engineering program at UW Tacoma.


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Honors and Awards

UW announces 2022 Awards of Excellence recipients

The Awards of Excellence recognize achievements in teaching, mentoring, public service and staff support. The recipients will be honored on June 9 at the Meany Center for the Performing Arts. The UW community and the general public are encouraged to attend.

Award recipients

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Video: New face mask guidance for spring quarter

With the start of spring quarter, face masks became optional — but still recommended — inside most UW facilities.

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Fast Facts

Undergrad research

8000+ undergraduate students participate in at least one quarter of research.

For Washington

All 39 counties in Washington state are represented by students at the UW.