The UW helps students understand the growing complexity of our world and the demands of global citizenship.
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The UW helps students fulfill their ambitions by exposing them to imaginative teachers and challenging experiences.
Teaching and research are the core of the university. The people who carry out that work often change not only their small corners of the world, but worlds beyond.
“World class” means looking at the big picture in whatever we do. The thoughts and work of UW leaders have world-changing implications.
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