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Native Knowledge

ISchool assistant professor Miranda Belarde-Lewis, combines research, teaching and curating to help reclaim how Native art is presented — and bring Native voices to the forefront.

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Tracking COVID-19 in wastewater

UW researchers like Raymond RedCorn and CEE assistant professor Mari Winkler are testing wastewater at neighborhood pump stations to quickly and efficiently detect coronavirus.

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Protecting coral from climate change

UW researchers like Danielle Claar are hopeful that coral can survive record heat, if protected from other stressors.

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How the moon affects
our sleep

A new study led by UW biology professor Horacio de la Iglesia shows that lunar cycles may impact our circadian rhythms.

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Provost Mark Richards
Virtual events

Provost’s Town Hall

Join University of Washington Provost and Executive Vice President Mark Richards on March 2, 3:30–4:30 p.m. for a livestream discussion of academic excellence, the impact of the University’s work, and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion.

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Karl Hagel and Pat McChesney, field engineers with the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network team at the University of Washington, install earthquake monitoring equipment on the slopes of Mount St. Helens, with Mount Hood in the distance.Marc Biundo/University of Washington

ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system arriving in Pacific Northwest

The system was developed through a partnership between the UW and other West Coast universities and the U.S. Geological Survey working with state emergency managers.

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Person wears a purple face mask with W logo

Double-masking? Go for it (as long as you can breathe)

The important consideration is that your mask, or masks, fit tightly, says a UW infectious disease specialist.

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Fast Facts


There are nearly 300 specialized research centers at the UW.

Did you know?

7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize