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Meet the Husky 100: Remarkable undergraduate and graduate students who are making the most of their time at the UW.

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A haven for research

On the tropical atoll of Tetiaroa, UW researchers study marine life to better understand and protect ocean ecosystems.

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How mosquitoes
find their mark

UW mosquito researcher and biology professor Jeff Riffell homes in on the scents, colors and behaviors that make us a tempting target for bites.

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Signs of life

A single grain of ice from an ocean on Saturn’s or Jupiter’s moons might be all we need to detect life there, according to an international study led by a UW researcher.

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Be Boundless

News & Events

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Husky Athletics

17 UW rowing alumni headed to Paris for 2024 Games

There may be no more rich tradition when it comes to Washington athletics than the Huskies’ Olympics rowing history. Dating back to “The Boys in the Boat” – the UW men’s crew that brought home a gold medal from the 1936 Berlin Games – Washington men and women have established a long track record of successes in the Olympics.

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Oil rig silhouette in the foreground against a red, orange sunset.

Wildfires increasingly threaten oil and gas drill sites

More than 100,000 oil and gas wells across the western U.S. are in areas wildfires have burned in recent decades, according to a new study by researchers from the UW and seven other institutions.

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Muscular dystrophy gene therapy researchers Jeffrey Chamberlain (left) and Hichem Tasfaout in their lab.

New gene therapy for muscular dystrophy offers hope

A novel delivery system shows promise of not only arresting the decline of the muscles of those affected by the inherited genetic disease, but perhaps, in the future, repairing those muscles.

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Fast Facts

For Washington

All 39 counties in Washington state are represented by students at the UW.

Honors & Awards

7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize