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You did it, Husky grads! With your UW diploma in hand, you’re ready to change the world — and we can’t wait to see what you’ll do next. Let’s celebrate your hard work and everyone who helped you get here.

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With the UW Climate Impacts Group’s new interactive tool, we can see how climate change is projected to affect any Washington county — up to the year 2100.

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To improve quality of life for people with below-the-knee amputation, Bioengineering Professor Joan Sanders and team are creating a new type of prosthetic leg: one that adjusts its fit automatically.

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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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UW and the Community

Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies creates an ecosystem of support

The center’s work involves creating pathways for Native students into and through the University of Washington, providing supportive connections for students and faculty, and building partnerships across the region.

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Honors and Awards

From Botswana to Taiwan, a dozen UW students receive Fulbright exchange awards

Twelve UW students and recent alumni were awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships this year, joining about 2,000 students and recent graduates from around the country to study and teach abroad.

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Honors and Awards

2023 Awards of Excellence

Join the UW community as we recognize this year’s recipients at a ceremony on June 8 in Meany Hall. The awards honor outstanding alumni, faculty, staff, students and retirees who contribute to the richness and diversity of our University community.

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Fast Facts

Did you know?

There are nearly 300 specialized research centers at the UW.

Honors & Awards

7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize