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Investigating a medical mystery

At the UW Center for Innovations in Cancer & Transplant, Dr. Chris Blosser and team work to solve one of medicine’s vexing problems: when organ transplants lead to cancer.

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El Niño shows us the true face of climate change

Researchers with the UW College of the Environment explain how El Niño might give us a glimpse of what’s to come if climate change is not curtailed.

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A mission to mitigate methane

Former UW Vice Provost for Research Mary Lidstrom’s lab is working on a promising project to address global climate change by reducing methane emissions.

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Forest recovery faster than expected

Research from the UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences shows promising recovery from severe fires west of the Cascades.

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Admitted students to the UW now have until June 1 to commit, a result of FAFSA delays

The University of Washington is extending the confirmation date for newly admitted first-year freshman undergraduate students from May 1 to June 1 for the 2024-25 academic year. June 1 is now the date when admitted students must confirm their acceptance and place a deposit to hold their spot in the fall 2024 entering class.

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This photo illustration depicts a tobacco hawkmoth navigating to a flower amid air fouled by vehicle exhaust emissions.

Foul fumes pose pollinator problems

A team led by researchers at the University of Washington has discovered a major cause for a drop in nighttime pollinator activity — and people are largely to blame.

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Honors and Awards

The UW once again is a Fulbright top producer

Seven undergraduates or recent alumni and seven graduate-level students were selected this academic year, and three UW faculty were named Fulbright scholars.

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Fast Facts

Undergrad research

8000+ undergraduate students participate in at least one quarter of research.

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