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Changing the game

Husky women’s soccer standout Havana McElvaine, ’17, discovered at the UW that she gets just as fired up in the classroom as she does on the field.

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A pocket-size
research revolution

A breakthrough device called kidney-on-a-chip is giving new hope to patients suffering from kidney disease. Meet the team behind the project — and find out why the chip is heading to outer space.

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Creating communities
that care

Across Seattle, UW School of Social Work students and community leaders are working together to encourage healthy behaviors in young people — and set them up for success.

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A healthy future after kidney failure

Following a successful kidney transplant, Wade Washington resolved to become a transplant surgeon himself. Now he’s pursuing that dream at the UW.

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News & Events

UW alumnus stefan savage
Honors and Awards

Cyber-crime fighter Stefan Savage wins ‘Genius’ Award

The MacArthur Fellows Program celebrates exceptionally creative individuals whose track record of accomplishments indicates the potential to make significant advances through their future work.

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UW President Ana Mari Cauce
Campus Events

Annual President’s Address

In her annual address at the Intellectual House, President Ana Mari Cauce addressed how the UW is working to advance Washington and the world.

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Rendering of new Computer Science and Engineering building
On Campus

New building named for Bill and Melinda Gates

The facility will double the space for the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, enabling it to provide an unparalleled education and research experience for more students.

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Did you know?

UW ranked No. 4 among U.S. public institutions