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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Annette Estes, left, plays with a child at the UW Autism Center.
Health Sciences

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 Today

UW Hyperloop pod vehicle
In the News

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.

Seattle Times

Step Afrika! performs at Meany Theater
Campus Events

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!’

UW Today

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Undergraduate milestones

Research Symposium 1,100+ studentsInternships354,133 hours