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ShakeAlert, a new earthquake warning tool, provides valuable seconds to drop, cover and hold on.

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Standing tall

His journey took him from the UW to professional basketball and back. But it’s in the special education classroom that Anthony Washington, ’16, ’19, is making a lasting difference.

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Bridging the distance

When the UW returns to in-person learning this fall, faculty like Assistant Teaching Professor Rania Hussein will bring the creative methods they developed while teaching remotely.

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Building for

Doctoral student Nathalie Thelemaque is studying how civil engineers can center climate change and marginalized communities in their work.

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President Ana Mari Cauce
Virtual events

Safe return to campus: Please join us May 12 for a presidential town hall

On May 12 at 9 a.m. PDT, President Ana Mari Cauce will host a virtual town hall for the UW community of students, families, faculty and staff to discuss the safe return to in-person learning in the fall.

Town Hall

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UW announces COVID-19 vaccine requirement for students

The University of Washington will require students on all three campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before the start of the autumn quarter. Vaccinations are provided free of charge to individuals at UW Medicine hospitals as well as at mass vaccination sites in Seattle and in Pierce and Snohomish counties.

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Autumn quarter 2021

Huskies, we’re eager to see you on campus this autumn for a safe return to in-person instruction and activities. Get the latest information about autumn quarter.

Autumn Quarter info COVID-19 updates

Fast Facts


The UW was named the most innovative public university in the world by Reuters in 2019.

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7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize