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Dubs Up for W Day!

The world showed its Purple Pride on Oct. 14 for W Day — an annual celebration of the University of Washington and all things Husky.

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How the ‘sense of wonder’ that Ada Limón, ’98, developed as a UW drama major has sustained her on the journey to becoming our country’s national poet.

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What leadership
looks like

As the UW’s Brotherhood Initiative grows — and now welcomes a counterpart Sisterhood Initiative — students of color like senior Noah Stanigar continue to soar.

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‘The body is the ultimate machine’

Doctoral student Alyssa Spomer is passionate about accessibility — and is exploring how a robotic exoskeleton, paired with real-time biofeedback, can help children with cerebral palsy.

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News & Events

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Health and Medicine

New insights on antibody responses to Omicron variants

Knowing how well vaccination against one SARS-CoV-2 strain counteracts infection with a different strain is a critical research question. Recent scientific studies in this area have been co-led by the labs of David Veesler, associate professor of biochemistry at the UW.

UW Medicine

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UW Global Month

Celebrate the UW’s global impact and community

The UW educates more than 50,000 students annually, and the Husky community is connected around the globe. Thanks to our incredible faculty and researchers, we have partnerships and projects in 130+ countries, yielding a world of opportunities for students. Join us throughout November for in-person and virtual events.

Events schedule

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UW is No. 6 in the world

The University of Washington rose from No. 7 to No. 6 on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities rankings. The UW maintained its No. 2 ranking among U.S. public institutions. U.S. News also ranked several subjects, and the UW placed in the top 10 in 10 subject areas.

UW News

Fast Facts

Student debt

66% of UW students have no student loan debt at graduation

Did you know?

There are nearly 300 specialized research centers at the UW.