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Husky 100

The Husky 100 recognizes 100 UW undergraduate and graduate students who are making the most of their time at the UW.

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Unleashing the superpower of dogs

The UW’s Conservation Canines sniff out answers to pressing environmental questions.

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As the class of 2021 celebrates a hard-earned achievement, we celebrate what comes next — because the world needs these bold, compassionate and resilient Huskies.



Awards of Excellence

Meet the 2021 honorees: inspiring UW faculty, staff, students and alumni whose achievements exemplify the University’s mission.

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Simon Neame named dean of UW Libraries

Currently the dean of Libraries at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Neame will lead a network of 16 academic research libraries across all three UW campuses, and the UW Press.

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Maya Tolstoy named dean of the UW College of the Environment

Currently a professor at Columbia University’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Tolstoy is a marine geophysicist specializing in seafloor earthquakes and volcanoes.

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UW announces COVID-19 vaccine requirement for all employees

The University of Washington will require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by autumn quarter. The UW recently announced that all students must also be vaccinated before fall classes begin.

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Fast Facts


There are nearly 300 specialized research centers at the UW.

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7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize