student gives weather forecast
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UW undergrads practice delivering weather forecasts in front of a green screen.

Eight University of Washington subjects ranked in the top 10 and Atmospheric Sciences moved to its position as No. 1 in the world on the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects list for 2022. The ranking, released Tuesday, was conducted by researchers at the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy, a fully independent organization dedicating to research on higher education intelligence and consultation.

Other UW subjects in the top 10 include oceanography at No. 2; public health at No. 4; biological sciences, dentistry and oral sciences, education, and library and information sciences at No. 7; and clinical medicine at No. 10.

“The research produced by University of Washington faculty, staff and students is critical to understanding and addressing global challenges, from climate change to human health,” said President Ana Mari Cauce. “We are gratified and honored to have the incredible impact that UW researchers are making across so many disciplines once again recognized by this prestigious organization.”

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