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Tracking the $15 minimum wage

Seattle’s historic $15 minimum wage presents an unprecedented opportunity for researchers like Hilary Wething to track the effects of a new policy in real time.

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Art in all forms

Explore the hidden treasures of the Henry Art Gallery — from 18th-century fashion to priceless works of art from the Pacific Northwest to India and beyond.

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Special care for healthy smiles

Finding a dentist can be challenging for people with disabilities. But Dr. Keturah Lowe and other practitioners at the UW School of Dentistry are working to increase the number of dentists who can treat patients with special needs.

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A different kind of vacation

For some, spring break is all about sand and sun. But for 700 undergraduates who have participated in the Pipeline Project’s Alternative Spring Break, it’s about making a difference by volunteering in rural and tribal schools in Washington state.

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More than games

The unique work culture at UW Bothell’s Digital Future Lab challenges the norms of the video game industry. Students and staff take advantage of their diverse perspectives while creating professional-quality games.

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Larry Dalton
Chemistry

$12 million gift creates prestigious postdoctoral fellowship

The gift from professor emeritus Larry Dalton and his wife, Nicole Boand, builds upon a long legacy of supporting scientific innovation and education.

UW Today

Cellist Jay Campbell of JACK Quartet checks sheet music during a rehearsal break at the “brain-art initiative” at Meany Studio Theater. (Alan Berner/The Seattle Times)
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This is your brain on music

Neurologists, composers and tech-geeks at the UW’s DXARTS program study music and the mind — including the encephalophone, a new instrument you can play without moving a muscle.

Seattle Times

Cherry Tree Watch
Cherry Blossom Watch

Cold weather stalls cherry blossoms

Temperatures cold enough for snow in Seattle have delayed the UW cherry blossoms that usually begin peeking out in late February. But don’t worry ― the trees are just enjoying a longer winter rest before the bustle of spring.

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