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Engineering Rome

Thanks to study abroad programs like Engineering Rome, students are gaining perspectives that will help them tackle challenges that span international boundaries.

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The heart of research

For help with her senior thesis on Korean dramas, Kristy Kwon reached out to the UW’s East Asia Library. What she found there opened up her world.

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Disarming Gluten

In a breakthrough that may radically change the lives of those with celiac disease, Ingrid Swanson Pultz, Ph.D. ’12, has designed an oral therapeutic that renders gluten harmless.

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Slide to unlock

Today’s touch-screen world is leaving behind an entire segment of the population: those with motor impairments. iSchool Ph.D. candidate Martez Mott wants to change that.

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News & Events

Black History Month promo: Poster for event History Café — How Minority Men and Tradeswomen Won Justice on the Jobsite
Campus Events

Black History Month

From poetry and dance to labor activism and civil rights, celebrate Black History Month with events across the UW and Seattle.

The Whole U

Clouds above the Southern Ocean

The mystery above Antarctica’s Southern Ocean

University of Washington scientists are part of an international team that is spending six weeks in the remote Southern Ocean to tackle one of the region’s many mysteries: its clouds.

UW News

“We shouldn’t be talking about the black experience without talking about black grandmothers,” says LaShawnDa Pittman, shown interviewing a grandmother.
Social Science

Professor studies role of black grandmothers in society

UW Professor LaShawnDa Pittman created a site where people can post testimonials of the women “who have played such an important, and unsung role in American society.”

Seattle Times

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