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In its inaugural paddle, the UW Shell House Canoe Family joined the annual Tribal Canoe Journey, where tribal and First Nations communities reconnect and celebrate their shared heritage.

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Secrets of the stars

How UW astronomers, the world’s largest survey telescope and a revolutionary new view of space will upend what we thought we knew about the universe.

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Huskies win as one

The Dawgs are heading to the College Football Playoffs! Cheer on the No. 2 Huskies as they take on the Texas Longhorns in the semifinal matchup at the Allstate Sugar Bowl in New Orleans on Jan. 1. Get all of the details for the game including information on tickets, travel and fan activities at Bowl Central.

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A year in review

See how the UW’s collective creativity, passion and innovation made a difference across campus, throughout the state and around the globe in 2023.

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Be Boundless

News & Events

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Husky Football

Penix Jr., DeBoer take home honors

Washington quarterback Michael Penix Jr. selected as the Maxwell Award winner, while head coach Kalen DeBoer was named the Home Depot Coach of the Year during the Home Depot College Football Awards Show.

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Breathing highway air increases blood pressure, UW research finds

A new study from the UW found that unfiltered air from rush-hour traffic significantly increased passengers’ blood pressure, both while in the car and up to 24 hours later.

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Together We Will

Pull together

The values of the ’36 “Boys in the Boat” UW varsity crew are the same values that unite us today. We — Huskies, Washingtonians, Pacific Northwesterners — have always come together to pursue bold accomplishments. Today we again have the opportunity to reach for greatness in the spirit of unity and service. Join us as we show the world what we can do when we pull together.

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Fast Facts

Did you know?

27% of incoming freshmen are the first in their families to attend college.

Honors & Awards

7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize