University Of Washington
Featured Story Slideshow
To learn about retreating glaciers, Assistant Professor David Shean’s engineering students hike to Mount Baker’s Easton Glacier for hands-on practice gathering highly precise data about ice melt.
At every age, cleaner air means better health
Tiny pollution particles can mean big health problems for people of all ages. UW research shows how to minimize the risk.
Facing gentrification, some Seattle Black churches are partnering with the UW’s Nehemiah Studio, featuring College of Built Environments faculty and students, to help the organizations thrive into the future.
A TLINGIT LEADER IN THE MAKING
Diving into subjects from climate change to Indigenous languages, fisheries management to cultural artifacts, Stephanie Masterman, ’22, earned a B.A. in American Indian Studies and emerged as a tribal leader.
News & Events
6 ways communities can prepare for wildfire season
In a new report from a team of UW researchers, the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation and the Okanogan River Airshed Partnership communities share hard-earned wisdom about communicating the risks of wildfire smoke.
Mapping Washington’s health disparities
A new version of Washington state’s Environmental Health Disparities Map has launched with the help of the UW. This open-access, interactive tool ranks Washington’s nearly 1,500 U.S. census tracts by health risks due to environmental degradation and economic and health disparities.
Safely gathering for summer quarter classes and experiences
Summer quarter classes, experiences and services are being offered largely in person as we continue to stay vigilant to the continued presence of COVID-19. The University strongly recommends wearing a high-quality mask, due to higher case rates in the region.