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Diving deep for surprising discoveries

Some coral reefs thrive at the darkest depths of the ocean. To understand how, Assistant Professor Jacqueline Padilla-Gamino is going beyond where most divers can go.

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Overcoming the odds

While earning her UW Ph.D., Yolanda Valencia researched how recent immigrants to the U.S. thrived here despite the odds — just like she did.

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Creating Communities
that care

As an MSW candidate, Eric Agyemang, ’18, helped teach life skills to middle schoolers in southeast and central Seattle — part of a project driven by leaders from within the community.

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Teaching tomorrow's scientists

Chemistry doctoral candidate Erin Jedlicka takes time out from her research to volunteer in K–12 classrooms across the state, inspiring the scientists of tomorrow.

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Be Boundless

News & Events

In the last year Family Resource Exchanges have provided thousands of unsheltered families with resources they need and connected hundreds of families with permanent housing
UW and the Community

UW joins coalition dedicated to supporting unsheltered families

The University will host three Family Resource Exchanges that will take place on its campuses in Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma, expanding the coalition’s ability to help unsheltered families in the region.

UW News

An aerial view of Getz ice shelf in West Antarctica taken from a helicopter in January 2018 after using radar on the ice to measure ocean-driven ice shelf melt.

Evidence of human-caused ice melting

A new study reveals the first evidence of a direct link between human-induced global warming and the melting of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.

UW News

The artificial intelligence system outperformed doctors in differentiating ductal carcinoma in situ (pictured) from atypia, one of the more challenging diagnoses in breast cancer cases.Elmore Lab/UCLA
Health and Medicine

AI could yield more accurate breast cancer diagnoses

Researchers at the UW and UCLA have developed an artificial intelligence system that could help pathologists read biopsies more accurately, and lead to better detection and diagnosis of breast cancer.

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