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Through testimonios and portraits, UW geography grad student Olivia Orosco is shining light on the challenges faced during COVID by in-home caregivers from the Latinx community.

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New wave
of research

With the Pacific Northwest at elevated risk for tsunami events, UW Civil & Environmental Engineering researchers work to understand the chaotic nature of tsunami debris.

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Changing the law

Guided by a commitment to racial equity, UW Law alum Enoka Herat, ’10, helped power police-reform bills that were recently signed into law.

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How five UW alums’ diverse career paths are
helping improve our environment.

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News & Events

Closeup of wolf

Bringing a justice lens to wildlife management

A team of researchers led by the UW drew upon the field of environmental justice — which primarily has focused on harms to people and public health — and applied its concepts to wildlife management, considering forms of injustice that people, communities and animal groups might experience.

UW News

Center for an Informed Public

An infodemic runs amok

Twisted facts, fake news and social media spoofs can turn society upside down. One UW team is working to help us through the infodemic.

UW Magazine

Winter Quarter

Returning to largely in-person classes and experiences Jan. 31

The improving public health situation and the resulting reduction in coronavirus-related disruptions allows us to follow through with our plans to return to largely in-person classes and learning experiences.

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Fast Facts

An economic driver

The UW supports 100k jobs sustaining one out of every 37 jobs in Washington state.


70+ startups have been produced over the last five years

Undergrad research

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