University Of Washington
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Raised as a shepherd in Ghana, Francis Abugbilla saw his first computer when he was 17. Today he’s a doctoral student in international studies — and with the help of a scholarship, he’s bringing solar power to his home village.
Overcoming the odds
While earning her UW Ph.D., Yolanda Valencia researched how recent immigrants to the U.S. thrived here despite the odds — just like she did.
As an MSW candidate, Eric Agyemang, ’18, helped teach life skills to middle schoolers in southeast and central Seattle — part of a project driven by leaders from within the community.
Teaching tomorrow's scientists
With the guidance of chemistry doctoral candidate Erin Jedlicka, K–12 students in Washington are learning how to think like scientists — and to see the possibilities of science as a career.
News & Events
‘Hidden’ data exacerbates rural public health inequities
The SHARE-NW project is a five-year effort to identify, gather and visualize data in four Northwest states to help rural communities more effectively address health disparities and achieve health equity.
Air pollution can accelerate lung disease as much as a pack a day of cigarettes
Air pollution — especially ozone air pollution which is increasing with climate change — accelerates the progression of emphysema of the lung, according to a new study.
UW joins coalition dedicated to supporting unsheltered families
The University will host three Family Resource Exchanges that will take place on its campuses in Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma, expanding the coalition’s ability to help unsheltered families in the region.