University Of Washington
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Taking on childhood trauma
With a scholarship-supported internship, Victoria Chambers broadened her understanding of how trauma affects children — and how she could help.
Creating a cleaner cookstove
Thanks to a grant from the Department of Energy and strong community partnerships, Ph.D. student Garrett Allawatt is helping engineer a cleaner cookstove for developing countries.
The next generation of nursing
At UW Nurse Camp, Karissa Sanchez found the motivation to pursue her dream of going to college and serving her Eastern Washington community. Now a UW graduate, she’s inspiring underrepresented high school students to do the same.
Seeds of hope
In the name of holistic mental health, Christopher Brown, ’16, created Growing Veterans, a sustainable farming organization that reconnects veterans to each other — and to life. Explore our interactive story featuring video and audio interviews.
News & Events
‘MegaFace Challenge’ looks to upscale facial recognition
UW computer scientists have launched the world’s first competition aimed at evaluating and improving the performance of face recognition algorithms at the million person scale.
UW is top producer of earth and environment research
The University of Washington published the most earth and environmental science research last year, outpacing all other universities worldwide.
Combating hunger, food waste
The city of Seattle enlisted the UW School of Public Health to analyze current food waste prevention and recovery efforts and help develop local strategies to address hunger and reduce waste.