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Setting the pace
Last year, standout high school athlete Hallie Jensen had never rowed — but now she’s competing on the UW’s Division I crew team, thanks to the Hometown Huskies program.
Fueled by Floods
Along the Mekong River in Cambodia, UW researchers are racing to determine how hydropower dams will impact the supplies of rice and fish — and the communities who rely on them.
A road to recovery
Struck by the number of nonviolent offenders imprisoned on drug charges, the Tulalip Tribes partnered with UW School of Law alumni to offer second chances through treatment.
Changing the future
A redshirt year helps athletes gain confidence and skills. The STARS program is doing the same for UW engineering students — as it did for Tammy Teal, ’18, who is now a transportation engineer.
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Creating community, battling loneliness among LGBTQ seniors
LGBTQ seniors are particularly vulnerable to difficulties securing housing and finding supportive communities, said Karen Fredriksen Goldsen, a UW professor of social work and principal investigator of a landmark study.
Searching for life in the universe
UW researchers, presentations abound at the AbSciCon2019 astrobiology conference in Bellevue. Every two years, scientists gather from around the world to share and discuss their latest findings.
First book published on fishes of the Salish Sea
The three-volume book is the culmination of more than 40 years of research by UW and NOAA Fisheries scientists.