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

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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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Be Boundless

News & Events

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

Construction worker

UW program brings legal aid to longtime prisoners sentenced as minors

Longtime prisoners who received life and long sentences as minors benefit from the Juvenile Parole Program that pairs students and lawyers.

UW Magazine

Winter Quarter

Increased flexibility for January classes

In light of disruptions caused by the Omicron variant, instructors have additional flexibility on teaching format through Jan. 28. Campus services and facilities will be open during this time

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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.