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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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More livable cities

By partnering with a new city each year, UW faculty and students are helping to improve the health and sustainability of local communities — starting with Auburn and Tacoma.

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First generation

Through the University of Washington’s Dream Project, first-generation college student Aisha found a mentor — and a path to UW Tacoma.

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Targeting Cancer

At the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Pamela Becker is pioneering treatments that give cancer patients the gifts of time and hope.

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Be Boundless

News & Events

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UW and the Community

Native American youth gain unique perspective on solar eclipse

Teenagers from tribes across the Pacific Northwest launched high-altitude balloons at an event organized by the UW.

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Social Science

Poverty’s changing landscape

The number of poor people living in America’s suburbs has more than doubled over the last 25 years, with little attention from academics or policymakers, according to professor Scott Allard.

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Honors and Awards

UW professor named one of world’s top innovators under 35

Professor Franziska Roesner’s research spans a number of projects related to privacy and security in emerging technologies.

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Fast Facts


UW ranks No. 2 in Peace Corps volunteers in 2017.

Sustainability at the UW