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Changing the game
Husky women’s soccer standout Havana McElvaine, ’17, discovered at the UW that she gets just as fired up in the classroom as she does on the field.
A breakthrough device called kidney-on-a-chip is giving new hope to patients suffering from kidney disease. Meet the team behind the project — and find out why the chip is heading to outer space.
Across Seattle, UW School of Social Work students and community leaders are working together to encourage healthy behaviors in young people — and set them up for success.
A healthy future after kidney failure
Following a successful kidney transplant, Wade Washington resolved to become a transplant surgeon himself. Now he’s pursuing that dream at the UW.
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‘Skin’ helps robots, prosthetics perform everyday tasks
Developed by researchers at the UW and UCLA, the flexible sensor skin is the first to measure shear forces with similar sensitivity as a human hand.
UW lands at No. 25 in world ranking
The University of Washington is No. 25 in the world — No. 6 among U.S. public institutions — according to a new list by the Center for World University Rankings.
Cyber-crime fighter Stefan Savage wins ‘Genius’ Award
The MacArthur Fellows Program celebrates exceptionally creative individuals whose track record of accomplishments indicates the potential to make significant advances through their future work.