University of Washington

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Seattle, Washington

Address: Seattle, Washington
Founding Year: 1861
Acceptance Rate: 45%
Undergraduate enrollment: 29,831 (2016–17)

Mascot: Harry the Husky and Dubs (dog) 


Building healthier, happier cities: Interacting with nature has been shown to improve mental health. A team led by the UW and Stanford University will help city planners create urban environments that benefit the people who live there.


“If you were wearing a football helmet made of this material and something hit the helmet, you’d never feel that hit on your head.”
Inspired by #origami, @UWaeroastro researchers made a new #metamaterial that reduces impact forces.
Story: | #UWInnovates

Update 2/2: The owl is now holding both eyes open and is stronger than it was upon arrival. It's "appropriately defensive," says @PAWStweets. The owl will be cage rested for 2 weeks to allow the fractures to heal and then moved to a flight cage for testing.

@PAWStweets UPDATE 1/2: On Saturday, a @PAWStweets vet discovered the owl had a left scapular fracture and a fracture of its right pubic bone. These injuries are expected to heal in about 2 weeks. The owl also has a very small retinal injury, but it's unlikely to significantly impact vision

Ready for New Student Convocation on 9/22? Start your #HuskyExperience off right among fellow students, families, faculty, and @UW leadership with UW's official kick-off celebration! It's free, and the whole family is welcome! Reserve your spot today:

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