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Unleashing the superpower of dogs

The UW’s Conservation Canines sniff out answers to pressing environmental questions.

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As the class of 2021 celebrates a hard-earned achievement, we celebrate what comes next — because the world needs these bold, compassionate and resilient Huskies.



Awards of Excellence

Meet the 2021 honorees: inspiring UW faculty, staff, students and alumni whose achievements exemplify the University’s mission.

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Native Knowledge

Native American art deserves more thoughtful curation and appreciation as fine art. UW iSchool assistant professor Miranda Belarde-Lewis is helping reclaim how it’s presented to the world.

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Provost names interim deans

UW Provost Mark Richards has announced interim deans for both the College of the Environment and University Libraries. Dennis Hartmann will serve as interim dean in the College of the Environment. At the University Libraries, Lauren Pressley and Denise Pan will share the duties of dean.

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Blue Whale

Songs from endangered blue whales

Research from the UW shows that endangered blue whales are present and singing off the southwest coast of India. The results suggest that conservation measures should include this region, which is considering expanding tourism.

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UW announces COVID-19 vaccine requirement for all employees

The University of Washington will require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by autumn quarter. The UW recently announced that all students must also be vaccinated before fall classes begin.

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Fast Facts


There are nearly 300 specialized research centers at the UW.

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7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize