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Growing careers in
eastern Washington

The UW Foster School’s Business Certificate Program plants seeds of career growth and leadership for workers in eastern Washington’s tree fruit industry and beyond.

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Keeping track of access

When station elevators break down, so does equal access for train riders with mobility challenges. UW researchers have created a web tool that gives crucial real-time details about urban rail accessibility.

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Pedal power

As an engineering Ph.D. student and president of the Husky Cycling Club, Dan McCabe combines academic work with a love of biking to optimize deliveries from food banks to people with food insecurity.

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The UW’s award-winning Regional Initiatives in Dental Education program trains students to be dentists and leaders in Washington’s rural and underserved communities, increasing access to dental care.

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News & Events

Ship bow in foreground in arctic water

Arctic cyclone leads to surprising loss of sea ice

The strongest Arctic cyclone ever observed struck in January 2022 northeast of Greenland. A new analysis led by the UW shows that while weather forecasts accurately predicted the storm, ice models seriously underestimated its impact on the region’s sea ice.

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We > Me

Donate with Bloodworks Northwest

With so much to do this winter, make sure you take an hour to save a life too! Consider donating blood this winter at the UW Ethnic Cultural Center, the IMA, UW Tower or Paccar Hall.

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Portrait of Rashida Love

Supporting young women of color through the Sisterhood Initiative

Starting college is full of unknowns: Can I handle my classes? Will I find friends? Will I feel at home here? Am I ready for this? For nearly four dozen young women of color starting at the UW this fall, Rashida Love wants to assure them: Yes.

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Fast Facts

Did you know?

32% of incoming freshmen are the first in their families to attend college.

Honors & Awards

7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize