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Learning from the
ground Up

At the College of the Environment’s geology field camp, students hit the dirt for experiences you can’t find in a textbook.

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Congratulations, graduates

Crowds at Husky Stadium fêted the class of 2018 during the 143rd annual commencement ceremony.

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Fostering brotherhood abroad

Study abroad can be life-changing, but it can also seem largely inaccessible to young men of color. The UW Brotherhood Initiative is working to open the door.

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A pocket-size research revolution

A breakthrough device is giving new hope to patients with kidney disease. Meet the team behind kidney-on-a-chip — and find out why it’s heading to outer space.

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A child reads a book.

‘Teachers are brain engineers’

A study from the University of Washington shows how intensive instruction changes brain circuitry in struggling readers.

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Industrial beef production is one of the most costly to the environment, a new study shows.

The environmental costs of producing meat, seafood

A new study led by the UW considers which food type is more environmentally costly to produce: livestock, farmed seafood or wild-caught fish.

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On Campus

UW hosts Special Olympics USA Games

From July 1-6, more than 4,000 athletes and coaches from all 50 states will visit Seattle and the surrounding region for the event.

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UW ranked No. 4 among U.S. public institutions