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Racing against a pandemic
Last winter, King County became the nation’s COVID-19 epicenter. The UW’s quick response was months, even years, in the making.
A new age of fires
As wildfires grow in severity, UW researchers are helping our region create a path forward — for the health of our forests and all who live here.
How can we recover from a health crisis during a climate crisis? Five UW experts weigh in.
Portraits of the
With courage, compassion and commitment, workers at UW Medicine care for our communities in the time of COVID-19.
News & Events
50 changemakers of public health
To celebrate the UW School of Public Health’s 50 years of impact, the school is recognizing 50 alumni from around the world who are leaders, trailblazers, educators, innovators, influencers and health equity heroes.
Seattle Campus Safety & Policing Town Hall
As our city and nation seek to make reforms that improve public safety for ALL people, the UW is undertaking changes to Seattle campus safety protocols, including changes to the UW Police Department and developing non-police responses to welfare checks and campus safety concerns. Please join President Ana Mari Cauce, Vice President for Student Life Denzil Suite and SafeCampus Manager Gillian Wickwire on Friday, Oct. 30 for a virtual town hall.
CDC advisory committee hones in on vaccine rollout recommendations
When a vaccine to fight COVID-19 has been approved by the FDA for distribution, it’s unlikely that at first there will be enough doses for everyone. Consequently, the United States will need an equitable and effective plan for who gets those first doses, how they get them and who’s next.