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An engineering star

Ewurama Karikari, ’19, followed her love of math and robotics to the UW, where she found community and support as a rising leader and aspiring engineer.

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Rising to the Challenge

In the UW’s Grand Challenges Impact Lab, students like Cristina Lopez, ’19, worked in Bangalore, India, to address real-world problems — like the city’s urgent groundwater shortage — and increase their own cultural awareness.

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Treating mind and body

Jennifer Velloza’s research highlights the vital role of mental-health care in global HIV prevention — work that was supported in part by the UW Magnuson Scholarship.

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A natural cure for cavities

Drawing inspiration from the body’s natural tooth-forming proteins, Dr. Sami Dogan and a team of researchers have developed a way to rebuild tooth enamel.

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UW and the Community

UW drives $15.7 billion of state’s economy; sustains more than 100,000 jobs

A new report shows that the economic impact of the University of Washington has increased significantly over the past decade.

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The team loads the research vessel Sikuliaq on Oct. 26 in Newport, Oregon. The shipping container in the foreground, labeled Thomson / APL-UW, contains the instruments that will be used during the expedition. John Guillote

Fall storms, coastal erosion focus of study

A University of Washington team is embarking on a research cruise of northern Alaska to study how fall storms, dwindling sea ice and vulnerable coastlines might combine in a changing Arctic.

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Visionary gift creates neuroscience research

Thanks to a visionary gift from the Weill Family Foundation, the UW today joins UC San Francisco and UC Berkeley to launch a new era of collaboration in the study of the human brain.

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Fast Facts


The UW was named the most innovative public university in the world by Reuters in 2019.

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7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize