University Of Washington
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Teaching tomorrow's scientists
Chemistry doctoral candidate Erin Jedlicka takes time out from her research to volunteer in K–12 classrooms across the state, inspiring the scientists of tomorrow.
Diving deep for surprising discoveries
Some coral reefs thrive at the darkest depths of the ocean. To understand how, Assistant Professor Jacqueline Padilla-Gamino is going beyond where most divers can go.
Overcoming the odds
While earning her UW Ph.D., Yolanda Valencia researched how recent immigrants to the U.S. thrived here despite the odds — just like she did.
While earning her master’s in social work, Kelley Pascoe, ’18, joined with community leaders in central and southeast Seattle to increase young people’s chances of achieving success.
News & Events
AI could yield more accurate breast cancer diagnoses
Researchers at the UW and UCLA have developed an artificial intelligence system that could help pathologists read biopsies more accurately, and lead to better detection and diagnosis of breast cancer.
Dr. Nancy Allbritton named dean of UW’s College of Engineering
Professor Allbritton is a faculty member, researcher and chair of the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University.
Arctic sea ice reconstructed with ship logbooks
A new study provides a 110-year record of the total volume of Arctic sea ice, using early U.S. ships’ voyages to verify the earlier part of the record. The longer record puts the recent loss into perspective.