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Mix masters

At the Construction Methods and Concrete Materials Lab, UW students are testing ways to bring concrete into a sustainable future.

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In rural areas in eastern and central Washington, the UW’s RIDE program gives dental students practical training experience — and gives underserved communities access to essential dental care.

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As an undergraduate researcher, Abby Burtner’s “why” questions have led to groundbreaking scientific developments with a global impact.

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Raised on a dairy farm in Idaho, Wyatt Bowles is harnessing unique UW programs to learn rural medicine and become a hometown doctor.

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US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced a new innovation partnership between the UW and the University of Tsukuba supported by Amazon and NVIDIA at a ceremony Tuesday in Washington, D.C. From left to right, Raimondo, Amazon Senior Vice President David Zapolsky, UW Provost Tricia Serio, University of Tsukuba President Dr. Kyosuke Nagata, NVIDIA Vice President Ned Finkle, and Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Moriyama Masahito. The partnership is aimed at furthering research, entrepreneurship, human resource development and social implementation in the field of artificial intelligence.

UW joins $110M cross-Pacific effort to advance AI

The University of Washington and the University of Tsukuba in Japan have entered an innovation partnership with NVIDIA and Amazon aimed at furthering research, training and entrepreneurship in artificial intelligence.

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Particulate emissions from ships produce bright tracks in clouds over the Pacific Ocean.

Marine Cloud Brightening Program studies pathways to reduce climate risks

Global climate change is about more than just greenhouse gas emissions. Clouds also play a powerful role in the climate system. UW researchers are part of an international scientific initiative working to better how changes to atmospheric particles affect clouds.

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Suzzallo Library exterior at night lit by purple lights

UW recognized among the best universities in the world

The University of Washington has been named one of the world’s top universities, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject. Forty five programs were ranked in the top 100 and five subjects in the top 10.

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Fast Facts

Undergrad research

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

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