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Battling STEM stereotypes, UW’s Sapna Cheryan helps Barbie evolve

Battling STEM stereotypes, UW’s Sapna Cheryan helps Barbie evolve

Sapna Cheryan, a University of Washington associate professor of psychology, has spent her career researching the stereotypes surrounding STEM. Now she’s serving on Mattel’s Barbie Global Advisory Council, lending her expertise as the company looks ahead to the toy’s future.

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UW Nurse Camp celebrates its 10th anniversary

UW Nurse Camp celebrates its 10th anniversary

The week-long camp for high school students grew out of a need to encourage more first-generation college students and students from under-represented minorities to pursue nursing degrees.

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14 UW professors elected to the WA State Academy of Sciences in 2018

14 UW professors elected to the WA State Academy of Sciences in 2018

Fourteen scientists, physicians and engineers from the University of Washington have been elected this year to the Washington State Academy of Sciences.

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As Atlantic Ocean circulation shifts gears, global warming will reaccelerate

As Atlantic Ocean circulation shifts gears, global warming will reaccelerate

New research suggests the Atlantic Ocean is transitioning back to its slower phase, which means average global air temperatures will go back to rising more quickly.

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