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Retired Rear Admiral Bill Center, recipient of the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award, came to the UW for graduate school in 1976. After 35 years in the Navy, he continues a legacy of service to his country, veterans and the UW.

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Inspiring Intelligence

For Helen Noyes, ’69, a love of languages nurtured at the UW translated into a lifelong career with the CIA.

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Language of the Land

UW Lecturer Tami Hohn is bringing Southern Lushootseed to a new generation across the University and the Puget Sound — where the language has always lived.

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Making an Impression

Curt Labitzke, chair of the UW’s printmaking program, got back to basics to teach — and inspire — his art students from a kitchen counter.

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Giving Tuesday

Washington nonprofits feel more urgency during this ‘season of giving’

Nonprofit organizations such as food banks are struggling to deliver services in the face of declining revenues, according to a new University of Washington study.

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UW Library

UW Libraries opens 250,000 new e-resources

The UW Libraries has opened up a trove of online resources to help meet the needs of remote learning. New offerings include access to documentaries, dramas, musical scores, journals and more.

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Higher COVID-19 virus level linked to higher death risk

A new study by the UW School of Medicine highlights the value of establishing patients’ viral loads and antibody levels upon hospital admission.

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