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Tom Rochat 2.0
Five years ago, Tom Rochat, ’13, was foraging for mushrooms and struggling to pay rent. Today, he’s on the fast track to senior-level management at a global IT company — and he gives UW Tacoma credit for his transformation.
A vital boost for population health
The UW’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation will expand its ability to help communities — here and around the world — thanks to a $279 million grant from the Gates Foundation.
Special care for healthy smiles
Finding a dentist can be challenging for people with disabilities. But Dr. Keturah Lowe and other practitioners at the UW School of Dentistry are working to increase the number of dentists who can treat patients with special needs.
Bridging the Know-Do Gap
We know science can improve health. But how do we go from knowing to doing? The School of Public Health has the world’s first Ph.D. program in implementation science, designed to raise the speed and quality of applying science toward improved health worldwide.
Nuturing minds, opening doors
In South Seattle and south King County, the UW College of Education is partnering with the Road Map Project to close achievement gaps in schools — and open all doors for young learners.
News & Events
Predicting autism in infancy
Researchers used biomarkers in MRI scans of infants to correctly identify 80 percent of the babies who would be subsequently diagnosed with autism.
UW team places high in Elon Musk’s hyperloop competition
Hyperloop uses a series of tubes to transport high-speed pods in an attempt to revolutionize transportation.
Arts Roundup: Hannah Black, Step Afrika! and more
Learn about the intersection of feminism, pop music and hope with lecturer Hannah Black. Celebrate the 100th birthday of Jacob Lawrence with ‘Step Afrika!’