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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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Investigating a medical mystery

At the UW Center for Innovations in Cancer & Transplant, Dr. Chris Blosser and team work to solve one of medicine’s vexing problems: when organ transplants lead to cancer.

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El Niño shows us the true face of climate change

Researchers with the UW College of the Environment explain how El Niño might give us a glimpse of what’s to come if climate change is not curtailed.

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A mission to mitigate methane

Former UW Vice Provost for Research Mary Lidstrom’s lab is working on a promising project to address global climate change by reducing methane emissions.

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News & Events

This photo illustration depicts a tobacco hawkmoth navigating to a flower amid air fouled by vehicle exhaust emissions.

Foul fumes pose pollinator problems

A team led by researchers at the University of Washington has discovered a major cause for a drop in nighttime pollinator activity — and people are largely to blame.

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Honors and Awards

The UW once again is a Fulbright top producer

Seven undergraduates or recent alumni and seven graduate-level students were selected this academic year, and three UW faculty were named Fulbright scholars.

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UW is among the top universities worldwide, ranked by reputation

The Times Higher Education annual reputation ranking lists the top 200 universities and is determined by a survey of academics who cast votes on the “most prestigious” schools, according to their reputation for research and teaching.

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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