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Kidney research takes flight

With a device that can model a real kidney, UW researchers are giving hope to kidney patients. This month, their work reached new heights: the International Space Station.

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Setting the pace

Last year, standout high school athlete Hallie Jensen had never rowed — but now she’s competing on the UW’s Division I crew team, thanks to the Hometown Huskies program.

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Fueled by Floods

Along the Mekong River in Cambodia, UW researchers are racing to determine how hydropower dams will impact the supplies of rice and fish — and the communities who rely on them.

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A road to recovery

Struck by the number of nonviolent offenders imprisoned on drug charges, the Tulalip Tribes partnered with UW School of Law alumni to offer second chances through treatment.

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UW student at the 2019 Commencement ceremony

Largest-ever class graduates from UW

More than 6,000 graduates attended the University of Washington’s 144th commencement ceremonies on Saturday. UW President Ana Mari Cauce presided as nearly 13,795 degrees were conferred.

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UW is a top place to work, and top school nationally for LGBTQIA+ students

The UW has been ranked the No. 5 best place to work in the state by Forbes and also topped a national list of best colleges for LGBTQIA+ students.

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“Spoiled Landscapes – Ocean,” an oil on canvas by Baorong Liang, is seen through a gap in Brighton McCormack’s house-like structure “Fully Furnished” (in video above) at the 2019 MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition at the Henry Art Gallery.
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Design, art thesis projects fill eclectic annual exhibition

The annual thesis exhibition by graduating art and design students with the UW School of Art + Art History + Design reliably brings together the dreamy and the practical to cohabit at the Henry Art Gallery.

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