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Learning from the
ground up

At the College of the Environment’s geology field camp, students hit the dirt for experiences you can’t find in a textbook.

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A blueprint for hydropower

In the Mekong River basin of Cambodia, UW researchers are reimagining how hydroelectric dams can help generate power, feed communities and sustain ecosystems.

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Design, space and curiosity

Erin Murphy, ’13, is making stellar use of her UW degree in interaction design at NASA, where she helps scientists reimagine their approach to space research.

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A meeting of minds

Professor Eric Chudler teaches a neuroscience course in India to students who are deeply immersed in contemplation of the mind: Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns.

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Spring Address

The purpose and power of college in an age of skepticism

Join President Ana Mari Cauce for her talk on the value of college to individuals and the world and what our academic community can do to advance the UW’s public service mission. Audience Q&A and reception to follow.

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UW ranked highly by US News

Nearly 50 different graduate and professional programs and specialties at the UW are among the top 10 in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Graduate School rankings.

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Dr. Chris Murray teaches a class. He directs the UW Medicine Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.
Health Sciences

UW School of Medicine forms world’s first Health Metrics Sciences department

The department will take an interdisciplinary approach to measuring and understanding the elements that affect health here in the United States and worldwide.

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Sustainability at the UW