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.
Remembering Bill Gates Sr.
With his unparalleled history of service to the University of Washington, Bill Gates Sr. made an enduring impact on our community, state and world.
Putting health care
in your hands
UW faculty and students are developing smartphone apps to improve health and save lives.
Always a Husky
Wherever you are, you’re part of our pack. Celebrate the start of autumn quarter with Dawg Daze — fun virtual events to welcome you to the UW.
A twist of fate
The life of engineering alumna Ayan Hassan, ’12, ’16, was changed by the UW’s Making Connections program. But she didn’t expect it to be saved by one of the program’s founders.
News & Events
Greenland is on track to lose ice faster than in any century over the past 12,000 years
Scientists used new, detailed reconstructions of ancient climate to drive the model, and validated the model against real-world measurements of the ice sheet’s contemporary and ancient size. The findings highlight just how extreme and unusual projected losses for the 21st century could be.
Symposium: Preserving the scientific integrity of getting to COVID-19 vaccines
The University of Washington and Johns Hopkins University will host a virtual symposium on Tuesday, Oct. 6 featuring insights from global leaders in vaccine science, health metrics, policy, regulation and communications.
Enroll in the UW Husky Coronavirus Testing program
Students and employees at all three UW campuses can now sign up for Husky Coronavirus Testing. Any UW community member who will be on campus, or who is living with several other people in neighborhoods near campus, is strongly encouraged to enroll.