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Careful coexistence

Ph.D. student Molly Grear is researching how marine mammals in the Puget Sound may be impacted by emerging forms of renewable energy.

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The evolution
of Barbie

Associate Professor Sapna Cheryan has spent her career researching gender stereotypes. Now she’s helping shape the future of an iconic toy.

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Spurred to Succeed

Inspired by her Montana ranching roots, UW School of Medicine student Justinn Lahaye is working toward a career serving patients in rural communities.

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Staying afloat

In the Peruvian Amazon, a team of UW and local researchers are working with a floating village community to improve health and well-being.

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UW Medical Center ranks No. 1

For the seventh consecutive year, the UW Medical Center has been ranked the No. 1 hospital in the state of Washington by U.S. News & World Report.

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Stephen Riser (left) drops a float into the Southern Ocean during a 2016/17 cruise.Greta Shum/ClimateCentral/Flickr

Antarctic waters exhale CO2

A new study led by the UW uses data gathered by floating drones in the Southern Ocean over past winters to learn how much carbon dioxide is transferred by the surrounding seas.

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Honors and Awards

UW earns 8th straight Green Honor Roll award

The UW is one of 26 colleges and universities to be named to the Green Honor Roll with a perfect score in the 2019 rankings, out of 648 schools reviewed.

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