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#UWinnovates

ENERGIZED FOR CHANGE

After living through the devastation of hurricanes in Puerto Rico, grad student Miguel González-Montijo is working on clean energy innovations for the future.

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#ThisIsUW

JOURNEY OF THE SPIRIT

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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#ThisIsUW

HUSKY 100

Meet the Husky 100: Remarkable undergraduate and graduate students who are making the most of their time at the UW.

Student profiles

#UWdiscovers

A haven for research

On the tropical atoll of Tetiaroa, UW researchers study marine life to better understand and protect ocean ecosystems.

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Be Boundless

News & Events

Group photo of faculty that participated in the tour this year.
UW and the Community

New faculty’s thousand-mile tour of Washington

The UW Faculty Field Tour — a bus trip spanning five days and more than 1,000 miles — allows new UW faculty members to share their unique perspectives and connect with Washington state’s diverse communities, natural wonders and vital heritage.

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Madeleine Lucas, a doctoral candidate in Earth and Space Sciences and co-author of the new study works at a computer terminal during the 2021 research cruise that collected data for the map.
Research

Cascadia Subduction Zone comes into sharper focus

Scientists have long been working to understand the subterranean structures of the the 600-mile-long fault where two tectonic plates meet along the coasts of southern British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and northern California.

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In a bioengineering lab, Kelly Stevens (left), Colleen O'Connor and Eileen Brady (right) talk about biomaterials research.
Health and Medicine

Biomaterials center funds new ideas, fights inequity

The Humanity Unlocking Biomaterials (HUB) center, led by the University of Michigan and University of Washington, is designed to spur the development of biomaterials solutions that have potential in medical treatments.

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Fast Facts

For Washington

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

Honors & Awards

7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize