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Redefining Reality

At the UW’s CoMotion Labs, virtual content studio Electric Dream Factory is helping shape an inclusive future for the VR industry.

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Congratulations, graduates

Crowds at Husky Stadium fêted the class of 2018 during the 143rd annual commencement ceremony.

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Fostering brotherhood abroad

Study abroad can be life-changing, but it can also seem largely inaccessible to young men of color. The UW Brotherhood Initiative is working to open the door.

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A pocket-size research revolution

A breakthrough device is giving new hope to patients with kidney disease. Meet the team behind kidney-on-a-chip — and find out why it’s heading to outer space.

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Q Center director Jen Self
UW and the Community

Q Center’s Jen Self a grand marshal at Seattle Pride Parade

The director of the Q Center since 2004, Jen Self advocates for students, staff and faculty who identify as LGBTQ.

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A child reads a book.

‘Teachers are brain engineers’

A study from the University of Washington shows how intensive instruction changes brain circuitry in struggling readers.

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special olympics athlete
On Campus

UW welcomes Special Olympics USA Games

From July 1-6, more than 4,000 athletes and coaches from all 50 states will visit Seattle and the surrounding region for the event.

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