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In its inaugural paddle, the UW Shell House Canoe Family joined the annual Tribal Canoe Journey, where tribal and First Nations communities reconnect and celebrate their shared heritage.

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Meet the Husky 100: Remarkable undergraduate and graduate students who are making the most of their time at the UW.

Student profiles


A haven for research

On the tropical atoll of Tetiaroa, UW researchers study marine life to better understand and protect ocean ecosystems.

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How mosquitoes
find their mark

UW mosquito researcher and biology professor Jeff Riffell homes in on the scents, colors and behaviors that make us a tempting target for bites.

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News & Events

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Wildfire threats to oil and gas wells

More than 100,000 oil and gas wells across the western U.S. are in areas wildfires have burned in recent decades, according to a new study by researchers from the UW and seven other institutions.

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Muscular dystrophy gene therapy researchers Jeffrey Chamberlain (left) and Hichem Tasfaout in their lab.

New gene therapy for muscular dystrophy offers hope

A novel delivery system shows promise of not only arresting the decline of the muscles of those affected by the inherited genetic disease, but perhaps, in the future, repairing those muscles.

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UW Medicine

Making testing available at home improves Alzheimer’s vision study

A team led by researchers at the UW School of Medicine found that home-testing expanded the number of study participants, providing more in-depth information about the relationship between the eyes and the brain.

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Fast Facts

For Washington

All 39 counties in Washington state are represented by students at the UW.

Honors & Awards

7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize