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Learning from the
At the College of the Environment’s geology field camp, students hit the dirt for experiences you can’t find in a textbook.
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.
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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‘Teachers are brain engineers’
A study from the University of Washington shows how intensive instruction changes brain circuitry in struggling readers.
The environmental costs of producing meat, seafood
A new study led by the UW considers which food type is more environmentally costly to produce: livestock, farmed seafood or wild-caught fish.
UW hosts 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.