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Huskies in Haiti
In the aftermath of the quake, numerous UW Medicine and Health Sciences faculty, students and health professionals went to Haiti to treat the injured and sick and care for the displaced.
Jessica Lundquist, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been using some unconventional tools for measuring snowpack.
UWAA Takes on Advocacy
UW Alumni Association has launched UWImpact.org, a civic advocacy program designed to help the public stay informed about issues facing the UW.
Student Uncovers Artifact
Late last fall, one freshman wielding a pronged garden fork overturned archaeological history: a 4,000- to 6,700-year-old Native American spearhead.
Smart Grid Comes to Campus
Last fall the UW became part of a regional test of a smart grid—a system that uses technology to improve power delivery-and-use through intelligent, two-way communication.
Husky Sports Roundup
Hope Solo, '04, was named the 2009 Female Athlete of the Year by U.S. Soccer.
UW Get X PRIZE Lab
The Evans School of Public Affairs has landed a prestigious honor: the chance to create an X PRIZE.
Chefs who cook almost everything from scratch and use local ingredients are an atypical breed. Rarer still are female chefs who work in college fraternities.
Light Rail Work Begins
Light rail is coming to Husky Stadium. In January, Sound Transit began preparing the site.
UW Teams Medal with Bacteria
This fall five UW undergraduates, four graduate student advisers, and faculty adviser Klavins did neat things—and received a gold medal at iGEM.
William Gates Sr. to Speak at Social Work Event
William H. Gates Sr., '49, '50, will be the guest speaker at the UW School of Social Work's Inaugural Student Scholarship Breakfast.
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