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A commitment to community
With generous support from local companies, the UW is advancing its efforts to serve communities and create opportunities across the state.
Changing the game
Husky women’s soccer standout Havana McElvaine, ’17, discovered at the UW that she gets just as fired up in the classroom as she does on the field.
A breakthrough device called kidney-on-a-chip is giving new hope to patients suffering from kidney disease. Meet the team behind the project — and find out why the chip is heading to outer space.
Across Seattle, UW School of Social Work students and community leaders are working together to encourage healthy behaviors in young people — and set them up for success.
A healthy future after kidney failure
Following a successful kidney transplant, Wade Washington resolved to become a transplant surgeon himself. Now he’s pursuing that dream at the UW.
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Celebrate W Day!
On Friday, Oct. 27, join us on campus, online and in communities around the world for W Day — a celebration of everything purple and gold that kicks off Homecoming Weekend.
Mountain glaciers shrinking across the West
“There are some big changes that have happened, as anyone who’s been hiking on Mount Rainier in the last 45 years can attest to,” said UW researcher David Shean.
‘Skin’ helps robots, prosthetics perform everyday tasks
Developed by researchers at the UW and UCLA, the flexible sensor skin is the first to measure shear forces with similar sensitivity as a human hand.