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The University of Washington (UW) is one of the world’s preeminent public universities. Our impact on individuals, our region and the world is profound — whether we are launching young people into a boundless future or confronting the grand challenges of our time through undaunted research and scholarship. Ranked No. 10 in the world in Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s 2015 rankings, the UW educates more than 54,000 students annually. We turn ideas into impact and transform lives and our world.

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University of Washington Researcher finds hummingbirds an evolutionary delight in the ways they push the limits of biology.
A study from UW finds that Americans already bearing the brunt of climate change and health inequities are clustered in four regions
A study led by the University of Washington discovered seeps of warm, chemically distinct liquid shooting up from water 2.5 miles beneath the seafloor.
New research suggests that community-based interventions made earlier in young people’s lives may reduce the chances of firearm injury.
A new study reveals that northern & southern orcas differ in how they hunt for salmon, their primary and preferred food source.
Professor Sharlene Santana debunks the myths surrounding bats.
Researchers set out to understand daydreaming and the brain's default mode network, which may provide clues to why the risk for Alzheimer's is greater in women.
A new study from the University of Washington shows just how intertwined we are with our environment by linking our warming world to a global rise in conflicts.
Supported by the U.S. Department of Energy and utilizing its Atmospheric Radiation Measurement facility, the study will provide crucial details on clouds and precipitation in the Southern Ocean.
Research by scientists at the University of Washington, the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization and the University of Cologne indicates that carefully designed cocktails of broadly neutralizing antibodies, or bNAbs, could help treat HIV while minimizing the risk of the virus evolving to “escape” treatment.