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From crop-raiding monkeys to political unrest: UW’s Randy Kyes embarks on 100th field course

From crop-raiding monkeys to political unrest: UW’s Randy Kyes embarks on 100th field course

In late July, Randy Kyes — who is also a research professor in psychology and an adjunct research professor in global health and anthropology — will lead his 100th field course, in Thailand. He sat down with UW Today recently to talk about his work.

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New software predicts how you look with different hair

New software predicts how you look with different hair

A personalized image search engine developed by a UW researcher lets people imagine how they would look with a different hairstyle, if they lived in a different time period or any other appearance change that can be synthesized with internet photos.

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UW sets new fundraising record in FY 2016

UW sets new fundraising record in FY 2016

The UW received a record $542.4 million in the 2016 fiscal year, breaking the previous record of $482.5 million set in 2013-14. The funds came in the form of private gifts and grants earmarked by individuals, corporations and foundations for specific areas of research, labs, faculty, and student scholarships and programs.

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UW professor is digitizing every fish species in the sea

UW professor is digitizing every fish species in the sea

UW professor Adam Summers is scanning and digitizing all 25,000 species of fish that live on Earth. Each species soon will have a high-resolution, 3-D visual replica online, available to all and downloadable for free.

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As part of a pioneering partnership between the College of Engineering and the Burke Museum, UW students are completing a Columbian mammoth skeleton using cutting-edge 3-D printing technology.

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