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Animal instinct

Armed with DNA and forensic science, UW biology professor Sam Wasser fights to save endangered species.

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Reaching for the stars

Growing up in eastern Washington, Lupita Tovar didn’t think college was in her future. But with the help of a NASA Space Grant, she succeeded as an undergraduate and is now about to become a PhD student in astronomy and astrobiology.

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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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What is possible?

Associate professors of art Mark Zirpel and Amie McNeil ask what is possible when we unite scientific curiosity and artistic mastery.

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Honors and Awards

11 UW students receive Fulbright scholarships

The program is the largest U.S. international exchange opportunity for students to pursue international graduate study, advanced research and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide.

UW News

Glia cells and neurons in the retina, from an UW Medicine-led experiment on regeneration of retinal cells in mice.
Health Sciences

Scientists successfully regenerate retinal cells

The research raises the hope that someday it may be possible to repair retinas damaged by trauma, glaucoma and other eye diseases.

HS Newsbeat

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Building a better battery

Imagine revolutionizing the renewable energy market with the silica gel packets you find in shoeboxes and snack bags. The research team behind a new battery technology is working to do just that.

College of Engineering

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Sustainability at the UW