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Medicine for a changing planet

Environmental change affects human health — and marginalized communities face the greatest impact. Researchers at the UW and Stanford are partnering to help health providers care for patients living with climate change.

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In its inaugural paddle, the UW Shell House Canoe Family joined the annual Tribal Canoe Journey, where tribal and First Nations communities reconnect and celebrate their shared heritage.

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Secrets of the stars

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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Huskies win as one

The Dawgs are heading to the College Football Playoffs! Cheer on the No. 2 Huskies as they take on the Texas Longhorns in the semifinal matchup at the Allstate Sugar Bowl in New Orleans on Jan. 1. Get all of the details for the game including information on tickets, travel and fan activities at Bowl Central.

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Quarterback Michael Penix raises a trophy at the PAC-12 championship game.
Husky Football

Michael Penix Jr. named Heisman Trophy finalist

UW quarterback Michael Penix Jr. has been voted as one of four finalists for the Heisman Trophy, the award presented annually to college football’s most outstanding player. The winner will be announced on Saturday evening.

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Breathing highway air increases blood pressure, UW research finds

A new study from the UW found that unfiltered air from rush-hour traffic significantly increased passengers’ blood pressure, both while in the car and up to 24 hours later.

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Campus in bloom in spring

More than 40 UW experts on Highly Cited Researchers 2023 List

The annual list identifies researchers who demonstrated significant influence in their chosen field or fields through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade.

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Fast Facts

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