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Kidney research takes flight

With a device that can model a real kidney, UW researchers are giving hope to kidney patients. This month, their work reached new heights: the International Space Station.

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Setting the pace

Last year, standout high school athlete Hallie Jensen had never rowed — but now she’s competing on the UW’s Division I crew team, thanks to the Hometown Huskies program.

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Fueled by Floods

Along the Mekong River in Cambodia, UW researchers are racing to determine how hydropower dams will impact the supplies of rice and fish — and the communities who rely on them.

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A road to recovery

Struck by the number of nonviolent offenders imprisoned on drug charges, the Tulalip Tribes partnered with UW School of Law alumni to offer second chances through treatment.

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UW holds no. 4 position on global rankings among US universities

The NTU Rankings offers an annual performance review of universities around the world based on their production and impact of scientific papers.

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Pablo Picasso’s “Untitled” (1939) steps out of the frame.

Behind the magic: Making moving photos a reality

People moving in and out of photographs used to be reserved for the world of Harry Potter. But now computer scientists at the UW have brought that magic to real life.

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Largest-ever class graduates from UW

More than 6,000 graduates attended the University of Washington’s 144th commencement ceremonies on Saturday. UW President Ana Mari Cauce presided as nearly 13,795 degrees were conferred.

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