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Uncovering fossils in Antarctica

A multi-institution team including UW researchers faced extreme conditions to study the Antarctic fossil record — one of the least understood in the world.

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Careful coexistence

Ph.D. student Molly Grear is researching how marine mammals in the Puget Sound may be impacted by emerging forms of renewable energy.

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The evolution
of Barbie

Associate Professor Sapna Cheryan has spent her career researching gender stereotypes. Now she’s helping shape the future of an iconic toy.

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Spurred to Succeed

Inspired by her Montana ranching roots, UW School of Medicine student Justinn Lahaye is working toward a career serving patients in rural communities.

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News & Events

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Social Science

Alexa, be my friend

A new study shows how children respond to voice-activated technologies, often treating a device as a conversation partner. The results could help developers design technologies that are more responsive.

UW News

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Climate Change

Sea-level rise report contains best projections yet for Washington’s coasts

A University of Washington report provides the best projections yet for sea-level rise due to climate change at 171 sites along Washington’s coasts.

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UW and the Community

Learning doesn’t take a summer vacation at the UW

For the University of Washington, the summer remains a dynamic and energetic environment. So while the lines are shorter at the coffee shops and dining halls and parking spots a little easier to come by, it’s anything but quiet.

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