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Husky 100

The Husky 100 recognizes 100 UW undergraduate and graduate students who are making the most of their time at the UW.

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Unleashing the superpower of dogs

The UW’s Conservation Canines sniff out answers to pressing environmental questions.

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As the class of 2021 celebrates a hard-earned achievement, we celebrate what comes next — because the world needs these bold, compassionate and resilient Huskies.



Awards of Excellence

Meet the 2021 honorees: inspiring UW faculty, staff, students and alumni whose achievements exemplify the University’s mission.

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News & Events

The Pan-African flag marked its centennial in 2020

‘Unapologetic Black joy’: Juneteenth celebration

This week, President Biden signed a law making Juneteenth a national holiday. But there are myths and omissions surrounding the telling of this day and that period in history, according to LaTaSha Levy, an assistant professor of American ethnic studies at the UW, and it’s critical to understand the past and present need to fight for, and celebrate, Black freedom.

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Former Interior Secretary Sally Jewell named Fritzky Chair in Leadership

Established in 2002, this prestigious faculty position is designed to bring distinguished leaders to campus to share their expertise with faculty and students.

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UW announces COVID-19 vaccine requirement for all employees

The University of Washington will require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by autumn quarter. The UW recently announced that all students must also be vaccinated before fall classes begin.

Autumn Quarter info COVID-19 updates

Fast Facts


There are nearly 300 specialized research centers at the UW.

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7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize