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Learning from the
ground up

At the College of the Environment’s geology field camp, students hit the dirt for experiences you can’t find in a textbook.

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A blueprint for hydropower

In the Mekong River basin of Cambodia, UW researchers are reimagining how hydroelectric dams can help generate power, feed communities and sustain ecosystems.

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Design, space and curiosity

Erin Murphy, ’13, is making stellar use of her UW degree in interaction design at NASA, where she helps scientists reimagine their approach to space research.

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A meeting of minds

Professor Eric Chudler teaches a neuroscience course in India to students who are deeply immersed in contemplation of the mind: Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns.

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Renée Cheng named dean of the College of Built Environments

Cheng is a professor and associate dean of research at the University of Minnesota, where she has developed award-winning curricula and recently has been directing an innovative graduate program.

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Cherry Blossom Watch

Cherry blossoms on track for typical season

Blossoms on the iconic University of Washington Quad cherry trees will begin emerging soon, with full bloom expected the week of March 19, said UW arborist Sara Shores.

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OMA&D at 50: The people behind the movement

Student activism in 1968 led the UW to create one of the nation’s first office of minority affairs. Here’s their story. And their outlook for the future.

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Sustainability at the UW