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Browse stories of the people, places and programs that drive the University of Washington to work for a world of good.



Harnessing wireless connectivity

UW researchers created a new way of
communicating that allows devices like
contact lenses or credit cards to talk to

UW Today


A new reality for rehabilitation

Recovering from a stroke is an arduous process, but thanks to a group of UW Ph.D. students, virtual reality video games could transform the way patients experience therapy.

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Inspiring students
around the world

As founding director of the UW’s Center for Global Field Study, professor Randy Kyes has spent 27 years leading field courses on environmental and global health across the world. This summer, he embarks on his 100th journey.

UW Today


Preserving the past, helping the future

Join us as we go behind-the-scenes at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. See fascinating items that aren’t on display, and learn how the museum manages collections in areas from fish to fossils.

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hyperloop rendering

Hyperloop team sets its sights on SpaceX competition

Meet the UW student team working to actualize Hyperloop, a high-speed transportation concept that would allow people to travel by pods inside vacuum tubes.


Medical student Alizabeth Weber smiles as she receives her stethoscope during a ceremony at the Jundt Art Center & Museum on the Gonzaga campus on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. She is part of the first UW School of Medicine class at Gonzaga. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga, UW welcome new medical students to Spokane

Sixty medical students in the inaugural class of a collaboration between the University of Washington and Gonzaga University received their first stethoscopes at a special ceremony.

The Spokesman-Review

data science students
eScience Institute

UW student project taps ORCA cards, unlocks data trove

Data Science for Social Good students work to coax valuable information from overlooked data, and one potential upshot might be improved bus service.

Seattle Times

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