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Reaching across generations

Building on a lifetime of connections with older adults, Melissa Krook, ’18, left a thriving fashion career to conduct research in geropsychology at the UW.

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Elementary Engineers

With the help of Professor Brian Fabien and his mechanical engineering students, a group of Washington fifth-graders are learning to use — and love — science and math.

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Clearing the air

Move over, air purifiers — civil and environmental engineers at the UW have modified a common houseplant to remove hazardous compounds from the air around it.

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No needles required

Dr. Sheena Hembrador, Res. ’17, combined UW Medicine and College of Engineering expertise to design a tiny device that can help find a patient’s artery without the help of needles.

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News & Events

Cars travel on I-5 in Seattle

Exposure to air pollution early in life may lead to autism

A new study from the UW School of Public Health describes a possible mechanism by which this relationship might occur.

School of Public Health

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UW and the Community

UW volunteers craft valentines for hospital patients

Neither snow, nor sleet, nor slush kept more than 650 valentines from being delivered to patients at UW Medical Center — each card handcrafted by a member of the UW community.

The Whole U

A researcher learns to set up a seismometer to measure ground motion.

First-of-its-kind center hosts tools to analyze the effects of natural disasters

The RAPID Facility housed at the University of Washington offers a new way for scientists to get their hands on state-of-the-art equipment.

UW News

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Sustainability at the UW