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Providing a pandemic lifeline

Diabetes patients had access to mental health care when they needed it most, thanks to a donor-supported telemedicine program.

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Sculptor and Bonderman Fellow George Rodriguez, ’09, explores stories of identity and humanity through his art.

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Unleashing the superpower of dogs

With philanthropic support from the community, the UW’s Conservation Canines sniff out answers to pressing environmental questions.

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Welcome home, Huskies. Whether you’re brand-new to the UW or a returning Husky, celebrate the start of autumn quarter — and the joy of being together again.

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On Campus

New Student Convocation opens UW’s academic year

University of Washington Associate Professor Wendy Barrington will be the featured speaker at the university’s 38th annual New Student Convocation this afternoon. This year’s hybrid ceremony — which will be streamed live — is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. today on Rainier Vista.

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Social Science

Feeling anxious about in-person work, school? Here’s how to ease the transition

The return to in-person campus life may prompt some anxiety, but a few tips from University of Washington psychology professor Jane Simoni can help.

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Autumn Quarter

A safe return to in-person learning

This autumn the UW is safely returning to in-person instruction and activities. The University requires requires masks indoors for all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, and also requires all students and personnel to be vaccinated.

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