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An engineering star

Ewurama Karikari, ’19, followed her love of math and robotics to the UW, where she found community and support as a rising leader and aspiring engineer.

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Rising to the Challenge

In the UW’s Grand Challenges Impact Lab, students like Cristina Lopez, ’19, worked in Bangalore, India, to address real-world problems — like the city’s urgent groundwater shortage — and increase their own cultural awareness.

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Treating mind and body

Jennifer Velloza’s research highlights the vital role of mental-health care in global HIV prevention — work that was supported in part by the UW Magnuson Scholarship.

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A natural cure for cavities

Drawing inspiration from the body’s natural tooth-forming proteins, Dr. Mehmet Sarikaya and a team of researchers have developed a way to rebuild tooth enamel.

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UW hosts conference on preventing sexual harassment

The UW is honored to be a founding member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Action Collaborative and pleased to host this week’s public summit on preventing sexual harassment in higher education.

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Visionary gift creates neuroscience research

Thanks to a visionary gift from the Weill Family Foundation, the UW today joins UC San Francisco and UC Berkeley to launch a new era of collaboration in the study of the human brain.

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Satellite tags allow research of ocean’s ‘twilight zone’

Researchers from the UW are using high-tech tags to record the movements of swordfish — big, deep-water, migratory, open-ocean fish that are poorly studied — and get a window into the ocean depths they inhabit.

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The UW was named the most innovative public university in the world by Reuters in 2019.

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7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize