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Is the air getting cleaner during COVID-19?

While stay-at-home orders may have led to a decrease in some pollutants, a new study by UW researchers suggests that fewer cars on the road doesn’t necessarily mean cleaner air.

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Quantum edge

“Quantum everything” is the focus of QuantumX, a UW initiative to study quantum computing and beyond. UW faculty members are among the experts working with industry partners to shape the coming quantum age.

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Radical listening

Anti-racism doesn’t always require immediate action, says Professor Ralina Joseph. Sometimes you can start by listening without judgment.

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Encouraging young
readers in Washington

When schools went online last spring, Real Dawgs Read, the UW’s K–8 reading program, kicked into high gear — with more than 3,200 kids taking the challenge.

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Generous gift bolsters effort to diversify the education workforce

The gift to the UW’s College of Education will expand financial support for and recruitment of teacher candidates from diverse backgrounds, a key driver in ultimate K-12 student success.

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Together we will

Courage. Creativity. Innovation. Respect. These Husky values see us through all kinds of challenges — from facing hard times to righting wrongs and helping to solve problems. Every day, we find tremendous hope in how the UW community pulls together to listen, learn, take action and improve the world.

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Face coverings are an important tool to fight COVID-19

Washington requires masks to be worn in public. Get information about using face coverings, including what kinds of masks are appropriate to wear and how they protect people.

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Did you know?

32% of incoming freshmen are the first in their families to attend college.

For Washington

All 39 counties in Washington state are represented by students at the UW.