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Accessible and inclusive biology lessons

UW senior Ishira Parikh, a biology and disability studies major, has developed an award-winning K-12 biology curriculum with accessibility at its core.

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Bridging the distance

When the UW returns to in-person learning this fall, faculty like Assistant Teaching Professor Rania Hussein will bring the creative methods they developed while teaching remotely.

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Building for

Doctoral student Nathalie Thelemaque is studying how civil engineers can center climate change and marginalized communities in their work.

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Alerts for the next big one

Using a network of seismometers across the region, the new ShakeAlert early warning system helps protect both people and infrastructure from earthquakes.

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Safe return to campus: Presidential town hall

President Ana Mari Cauce hosted a virtual town hall on May 12 for the UW community of students, families, faculty and staff to discuss the safe return to in-person learning in the fall.

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UW announces COVID-19 vaccine requirement for students

The University of Washington will require students on all three campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before the start of the autumn quarter. Vaccinations are provided free of charge to individuals at UW Medicine hospitals as well as at mass vaccination sites in Seattle and in Pierce and Snohomish counties.

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Autumn quarter 2021

Huskies, we’re eager to see you on campus this autumn for a safe return to in-person instruction and activities. Get the latest information about autumn quarter.

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Fast Facts


The UW was named the most innovative public university in the world by Reuters in 2019.

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7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize