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By assessing which charities should receive shares of $50,000, students in the Department of Law, Societies & Justice are getting a hands-on lesson in global philanthropy.

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Sacrifice, service, selflessness

Army veteran Priscilla “Patti” Taylor, who earned two degrees in nursing from the UW, is this year’s recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award.

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The path to healing

Srinya Julie Sukrachan, ’14, ’18, overcame many hurdles on her way to becoming a nurse. Now she’s using her UW degree to serve others.

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Strength in community

Hayden Campbell, a graduate student in urban planning, is building on his UW education to help create more equitable spaces on campus — and in the city.

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Yes, it's possible

Making higher education affordable and achievable

The University of Washington and Washington State University have teamed up to help students across our state not only get to college, but graduate and go on to do great things — in their families, jobs and communities.

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Politics and Government

State governments’ internet footprints reveal what they do — and how and why they differ

To better understand how state governments across the United States carry out responsibilities, look at their internet footprint says a new study.

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Common allergen will shift northward under climate change

New research looks at how the most common cause of sneezing and sniffling in North America is likely to shift under climate change.

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Sustainability at the UW