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The Next-Generation of
Breast Cancer Care
By applying PET technology to a standard mammography machine, UW startup PET/X hopes to streamline treatment for breast cancer patients, knocking out costs and side effects along the way.
A Spring Break
A first-generation student from a migrant farming family, Salvador Gomez is donating his spring break to the Pipeline Project, tutoring and mentoring children in rural Washington whose childhoods remind him of his own.
Alta Gracia Apparel – Changing the world?
Joe Bozich, founder and CEO of the world’s foremost collegiate apparel living wage factory speaks on campus today. In 2010, he opened a factory in the Dominican Republic that pays workers three times the minimum wage.
UW faculty team for five-year study of Seattle’s minimum wage increase
What will be the effects on workers, businesses, consumers and families of the city of Seattle’s ordinance increasing the minimum hourly wage to $15 by the year 2022?
$6 million gift will propel research at Alzheimer’s center
With the investment from the Ellison Foundation, the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at the UW will begin a project unique in the United States, one that could revolutionize care for Alzheimer’s.