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Congratulations, graduates!

The class of 2020 is strong, compassionate and resilient. So while you celebrate your monumental achievement, we celebrate what comes next. Because the world needs Huskies like you.

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Big wig

Keisha Credit, ’11, ’18, is one of a new generation of entrepreneurs who are turning their ideas into business success, thanks in part to the startup culture and mentoring they experienced at UW.

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Awards of Excellence

For 50 years, the UW Awards of Excellence have celebrated outstanding faculty, staff, students and alumni whose achievements exemplify the University’s mission.

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Who you are is Enough

For years, the Q Center has been advocating for the queer community at the UW — and it has made all the difference in students’ lives.

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Be Boundless

News & Events

Hillary Godwin, dean of the UW School of Public Health, wears a facemask

Wear a face mask to help protect yourself and others during the pandemic

Washington requires masks to be worn in public. Hilary Godwin, dean of the UW School of Public Health, shares information about using face coverings, including what kinds of masks are appropriate to wear and how they protect people.

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Population Health

Study looking at food security, access during pandemic, economic downturn

A new online survey for Washington state residents has launched to gather data on how the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic downturn have affected food access and economic security.

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Participants in the Real Dawgs Read program
UW and the Community

Record numbers for UW’s K-8 reading program

When schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, parents had to think fast about how to keep their kids engaged in learning. Real Dawgs Read, a UW program that typically asks kids to read 30 minutes a day over 30 separate days during the summer, was there to help fill the gap.

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Fast Facts


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

Did you know?

7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize