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  • September 19, 2014

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    September 18, 2014

    38 countries represented in UW's incoming freshman class

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    President Young will welcome this year's freshman class at Freshman Convocation this Sunday. Together, the 6,400 new students represent 38 countries, 48 states and Washington D.C. Nearly 5,000 hail from Washington state.

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    September 15, 2014

    UW Tacoma launches Institute for Global Engagement

    Global Affairs

    UW Tacoma will launch the Institute for Global Engagement October 3rd. The new campus center, grown from the Global Honors program, will increase student access to Global Honors coursework, foster increased campus engagement with the Tacoma community and create additional undergraduate research opportunities. The institute's first initiatives will include study abroad presentations during International Education Week in November and a lecture…

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    September 8, 2014

    UW study finds Chinese childhood obesity rates rising

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    Researchers Christopher Murray and Marie Ng at the Institute for Health Metrics & Evaluation recently released a study demonstrating a sharp increase in obesity rates among Chinese children. Read more from the Institute for Health Metrics & Evaluation... Read more from Bloomberg Business Week... 

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    August 22, 2014

    UW ranks 15th among universities worldwide

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    Shanghai Jiao Tong University's 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities gave the University of Washington slot 15 in its ranking of universities worldwide. The schools of pharmacy and medicine were both ranked third. 

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