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Armed with DNA and forensic science, UW biology professor Sam Wasser fights to save endangered species.
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.
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.
What is possible?
Associate professors of art Mark Zirpel and Amie McNeil ask what is possible when we unite scientific curiosity and artistic mastery.
News & Events
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.
Donors contribute record level of private support to the UW
More than 150,000 donors have joined the ‘Be Boundless – For Washington, For the World’ campaign in the past year. Your support is making an impact — here and around the world.
How exposure to a foreign language ignites learning
A new study sought to answer a fundamental question: Can babies be taught a second language if they don’t get foreign language exposure at home?