University of Washington

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The University of Washington (commonly referred to as UW, simply Washington, or informally U-Dub) is a public research university in Seattle, Washington.wikipedia
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Campus of the University of Washington

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Today, the university's 703-acre main Seattle campus is situated in the University District above the Montlake Cut, within the urban Puget Sound region of the Pacific Northwest.
The campus of the University of Washington is located in the University District of Seattle.

University of Washington Tacoma

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The university has two additional campuses in Tacoma and Bothell.
The University of Washington Tacoma (UW Tacoma) is a four-year undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate satellite campus of the University of Washington.

University District, Seattle

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Today, the university's 703-acre main Seattle campus is situated in the University District above the Montlake Cut, within the urban Puget Sound region of the Pacific Northwest.
The University District (commonly, the U District) refers to a collective of neighborhoods in Seattle, Washington, so named because the main campus of the University of Washington (UW) is located there.

Seattle

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The University of Washington (commonly referred to as UW, simply Washington, or informally U-Dub) is a public research university in Seattle, Washington.
The Gold Rush era culminated in the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition of 1909, which is largely responsible for the layout of today's University of Washington campus.

University of Washington Bothell

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The university has two additional campuses in Tacoma and Bothell.
The University of Washington Bothell (UW Bothell) is a four-year undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate satellite campus of the University of Washington, located in northeast King County.

Washington (state)

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The University of Washington (commonly referred to as UW, simply Washington, or informally U-Dub) is a public research university in Seattle, Washington.
In 2006, the Climate Impacts Group at the University of Washington published The Impacts of Climate change in Washington's Economy, a preliminary assessment on the risks and opportunities presented given the possibility of a rise in global temperatures and their effects on Washington state.

Washington Huskies

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Its 22 varsity sports teams are also highly competitive, competing as the Huskies in the Pac-12 Conference of the NCAA Division I, representing the United States at the Olympic Games, and other major competitions.
The Washington Huskies are the intercollegiate athletic teams that represent the University of Washington, located in Seattle.

UW Tower

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Overall, UW encompasses over 500 buildings and over 20 million gross square footage of space, including one of the largest library systems in the world with over 26 university libraries, as well as the UW Tower, lecture halls, art centers, museums, laboratories, stadiums, and conference centers.
The UW Tower is a high-rise office building complex serving as head offices for University of Washington.

Clara Antoinette McCarty Wilt

Washington successfully awarded its first graduate Clara Antoinette McCarty Wilt in 1876, with a bachelor's degree in science.
Clara Antoinette McCarty Wilt (1858–1929) was the first graduate of the University of Washington and the first woman superintendent of the Pierce County School District.

Daniel Bagley

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Prominent Seattle-area residents, including Methodist preacher Daniel Bagley, saw this as a chance to add to the city's potential and prestige.
Arriving in Seattle in 1860, he was instrumental in the founding of the Territorial University of Washington.

Metropolitan Tract (Seattle)

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This would later become one of the University's most valuable pieces of real estate in modern-day Seattle, generating millions in annual revenue with what is now called the Metropolitan Tract.
The Metropolitan Tract is an area of land in downtown Seattle owned by the University of Washington.

Denny Hall

In 1895, the University relocated to the new campus by moving into the newly built Denny Hall.
Denny Hall is a building on the main campus of the University of Washington, in Seattle, Washington, United States.

Alaska–Yukon–Pacific Exposition

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Organizers of the 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition eyed the still largely undeveloped campus as a prime setting for their world's fair.
The fairgrounds became the campus of the University of Washington.

Suzzallo Library

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The University's architectural centerpiece, Suzzallo Library, was built in 1926 and expanded in 1935.
Suzzallo Library is the central library of the University of Washington in Seattle, and perhaps the most recognizable building on campus.

Fairmont Olympic Hotel

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The original Territorial University building was torn down in 1908, and its former site now houses the Fairmont Olympic Hotel.
It was built on the original site of the University of Washington's first campus.

Edmond S. Meany

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A special legislative committee, headed by UW graduate Edmond Meany, was created to find a new campus to better serve the growing student population and faculty.
Edmond S. Meany (December 28, 1862 – April 22, 1935) was a professor of botany and history at the University of Washington (UW).

The Long Journey Home (ceremonial event)

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Many Japanese American students and "soon-to-be" graduates were unable to receive diplomas, or be recognized for accomplishments at the University, until Washington's commemoration ceremony for the Japanese Americans entitled The Long Journey Home, in May 2008.
The Long Journey Home was a ceremonial event held at the main campus of the University of Washington on May 18, 2008, commemorating the Japanese American students who, due to the passage of Executive Order 9066 in 1942, were forced to leave the school and live in internment camps in the western United States.

Pike Street

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John Pike, for whom Pike Street is named was the architect and builder.
It was named by him for John Pike, architect and builder of the Washington Territorial University in what is now the Metropolitan Tract of downtown Seattle.

Charles Odegaard

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From 1958-1973, the University of Washington saw tremendous growth in students, faculties, operating budget, and prestige under leadership of Charles Odegaard.
Charles Edwin Odegaard (January 10, 1911 – November 14, 1999) was the president of the University of Washington from 1958–1973.

University of Washington School of Medicine

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Among the most important developments of this period was the opening of the School of Medicine in 1946, now consistently ranked as the top medical school in the United States.
The University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM) is a public medical school in the northwest United States, located in Seattle and affiliated with the University of Washington.

Montlake Cut

Today, the university's 703-acre main Seattle campus is situated in the University District above the Montlake Cut, within the urban Puget Sound region of the Pacific Northwest.
Most of the land on the north shore of the Cut is occupied by the University of Washington, its medical school to the west and its stadium parking lot to the east; residences and a recreational trail occupy the south bank, which is part of the Montlake neighborhood.

Sylvan Grove Theater and Columns

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The columns now stand in the Sylvan Grove Theater.
The Sylvan Grove Theater and Columns, also known as the Sylvan Grove Theater or simply the Sylvan Theater, is a sylvan theater located on the University of Washington campus in Seattle, Washington.

Drumheller Fountain

They came to an agreement with Washington's Board of Regents that allowed them to use the campus grounds for the exposition, surrounding today's Drumheller Fountain facing towards Mount Rainier.
Drumheller Fountain, also known as the Frosh Pond since the early 1900s, is an outdoor fountain on the University of Washington campus in Seattle, Washington, in the United States.

Downtown Seattle

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Founded in 1861, Washington was first established in downtown Seattle approximately a decade after the city's founding to aid its economic development.
Near the center of downtown is the Metropolitan Tract which is owned by the University of Washington; prior to 1895 it served as the location of the university's campus.

University of Washington School of Law

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The UW Foster School of Business, School of Law, and the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, which houses a significant number of exhibits including a 66-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex fossil skull - one of only 15 known to exist in the world today and part of an ongoing excavation, are also located in North Campus.
The University of Washington School of Law is the law school of the University of Washington, located on the northwest corner of the main campus in Seattle, Washington.