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Treating mind and body

Jennifer Velloza’s research highlights the vital role of mental-health care in global HIV prevention — work that was supported in part by the UW Magnuson Scholarship.

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A natural cure for cavities

Drawing inspiration from the body’s natural tooth-forming proteins, Dr. Mehmet Sarikaya and a team of researchers have developed a way to rebuild tooth enamel.

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Caring for every child

Gareth Sunderland and his family were changed forever by the UW’s groundbreaking support for children with autism. Now they want to help other families access the same opportunities.

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Native Knowledge

Iisaaksiichaa Ross Braine, UW tribal liaison and director of wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House, plays many roles — from ambassador and information manager to powerful advocate for the rights of indigenous peoples.

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Be Boundless

News & Events

Panelists (from left) Kate Starbird, Chris Coward, Emma Spiro, Ryan Calo and Mike Caulfield, along with moderator Anind Dey.
Center for an Informed Public

UW launches center and partners with WSU to fight misinformation

The Center for an Informed Public brings together diverse voices in pursuit of ambitious goals: resisting strategic misinformation, promoting an informed society and strengthening democratic discourse.

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William Ruckelshaus portrait
In Memoriam

Remembering civic and environmental leader William Ruckelshaus

William Ruckelshaus was the first head of the Environmental Protection Agency and founder of the William D. Ruckelshaus Center, a joint effort of the UW and WSU.

President’s blog

Graphic with UW football coaches Chris Petersen and Jimmy Lake on a purple background with the words A new reign between them.
Husky Football

Petersen to step down, Lake named Huskies’ new head coach

Chris Petersen will step down as UW head football coach following the Huskies’ bowl game. Defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake will be named the new head coach. Petersen will transition into a leadership advisory role.

Husky Athletics

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