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

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In cities around the globe, stormwater runoff leads to water pollution. UW researchers are developing an innovative solution based on recycled coffee grounds.

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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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Honors and Awards

UW announces 2024 Awards of Excellence recipients

The recipients of the 54th annual UW Awards of Excellence will be honored at a ceremony in Meany Hall on June 6. The awards honor outstanding alumni, faculty, staff, students and retirees who contribute to the richness and diversity of the university community.

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Announcing the 2024 Husky Sustainability Award recipients

The Husky Sustainability Awards recognize students, faculty and staff from the Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma campuses who show impact, initiative, leadership and dedication around sustainability.

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Health and Medicine

New center opens to address behavioral health care needs

Gov. Jay Inslee, UW President Ana Mari Cauce and UW Medicine leaders gathered to celebrate the opening of UW Medicine’s Center for Behavioral Health and Learning. The six-story facility will help address the state’s need for increased patient care and workforce training in behavioral health care.

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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