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Increasing coastal resilience

A new research hub, led by the UW and Oregon State University,
will support coastal communities facing mounting environmental pressures.

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BUILDING BETTER
HEALTH CARE

By learning together, students across the UW’s
health sciences schools are preparing to work together
for better patient care.

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Confronting a
mental health crisis

Washington state suffers from a severe shortage of mental health services. The UW is working to bridge the gap.

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A CALL TO ACTION

Associate Professor Wendy Barrington brings a passion for equity to the UW’s new Center for Anti-racism and Community Health.

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News & Events

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Academics

New fall census for UW

The University of Washington’s newest class of undergraduate students is robust and diverse, according to the finalized fall 2021 census of enrolled students. The Seattle campus enrolled its largest freshman class, 7,249, including 4,520 Washington residents — also a new high — and a record number of underrepresented minority students.

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Rankings

UW among best in world for education, social sciences, business and law

The University of Washington is among the best universities in the world for the studies of education, social sciences, business and law, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2022.

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Coronavirus

WA Notify app alerts you to potential COVID-19 exposure

Help protect yourself and your loved ones by downloading WA Notify. It’s a smartphone app that lets you know when you’ve potentially been exposed to COVID-19. WA Notify is free, completely private, and does not track your activity or identity.

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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