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Innovation for healthier waters

As a graduate student in civil and environmental engineering, Maxwell Armenta worked with UW engineers to develop a wastewater treatment system to keep Puget Sound healthy — and reduce costs.

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Faster testing, vaccine research, comprehensive patient care, combating misinformation — health professionals and researchers across the UW are working to slow COVID-19.

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Learning apart,

Social-distancing measures are in full effect, but UW faculty and students are harnessing the power of technology to teach and learn — together.

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Connecting students
near and far

When the UW announced an all-remote spring quarter, the Student Technology Loan Program jumped into action, finding new ways to get laptops and other equipment to students in need — locally and across the country.

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Spring quarter starts this week

The UW’s spring quarter will be held remotely as we support efforts to promote public health. Guides, resources and services are available to help students be successful in their spring courses.

Spring quarter FAQ Coronavirus Updates/FAQ

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Together We Will

Learn how you can support the response to COVID-19

Courage. Kindness. Creativity. Innovation. Since 1861, these Husky values have seen us through good times and bad — times of triumph and times of fear and uncertainty. And these values will help us overcome together the challenges we face today in the COVID-19 pandemic.

How you can help

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UW graduate and professional disciplines ranked highly by US News & World Report

The UW’s graduate and professional degree programs were widely recognized as among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Graduate School rankings.

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Fast Facts


There are nearly 300 specialized research centers at the UW.


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