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Shaping a doctor

With Native roots in rural Alaska, Stephen Ellison saw firsthand the need for medical care in small communities. Now the UW School of Medicine graduate is bringing health care back home.

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'Being yourself
is powerful’

Being distinct is an advantage, says Jordan Nicholson, ’12. His unique talent and perspective power his career as a visual artist — and express his love of life.

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Seeing through the walls

Now open to the public, the new Burke turns the museum experience inside out. Visitors can explore a host of exhibits — and peer through the walls for a behind-the-scenes look at a natural history museum in action.

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W Day

Calling all Dawgs! Join us today for W Day, our annual celebration to show the world why we love the UW and kick off Homecoming weekend in true Husky style.

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Husky Football

Huskies host Ducks for Homecoming

Washington returns to Husky Stadium on Saturday for a 12:30 p.m. kickoff against Pac-12 rival Oregon.

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Students pose for a picture with Harry Husky on Red Square
UW and the Community

Celebrate W Day this Friday

Calling all Dawgs: Show off your Purple Pride and kick off Homecoming weekend on W Day, Oct. 18! See how you can join the fun on campus and beyond.

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Your Voice, Your UW

Take the student, faculty and staff climate survey

Do you learn, live or work at the UW? Just 20–30 minutes of your time can help make the University a better place.

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