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Tradition with a
modern twist

The UW Human Powered Sub Team has blended traditional boatbuilding with aerospace and marine engineering to create an award-winning submarine.

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Bringing damaged, rare books back to life

Thanks to the support of donors, the Conservation Center at the UW Libraries can repair up to 12,000 items each year.

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Garden cities

At the UW’s College of Built Environments, students like David de la Cruz, ’17, are partnering with some of the world’s most vulnerable communities in the fight for environmental justice.

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In the last decade, the Husky Promise program has helped more than 39,000 students from Washington attend the UW. Three alums share their stories.

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Computer science

Phase 1 of Gates Center construction completed

The UW celebrates the halfway point of construction of the Bill & Melinda Gates Center and the completion of fundraising for the project. The new building will enable the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering to double the number of students who earn degrees from the school.

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3-D-printed WiFi-enabled scroll wheel

In first, 3-D printed objects connect to WiFi without electronics

UW researchers make 3-D printing plastic objects and sensors that can collect useful data and communicate with other WiFi-connected devices entirely on their own.

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Health Sciences

Brotman Baty Institute for Precision Medicine launches, thanks to $50 million gift

The institute will harness the research strengths and capabilities of UW Medicine, Fred Hutch and Seattle Children’s to better understand and treat cancer, Alzheimer’s, heart disease and more.

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Fast Facts

Sustainability at the UW

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UW ranked No. 4 among U.S. public institutions