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A talk with UW historian Quintard Taylor: Taking ‘the long view’ in troubled times

A talk with UW historian Quintard Taylor: Taking ‘the long view’ in troubled times

Quintard Taylor, UW professor emeritus of history and recipient of a lifetime achievement honor from Washington State Historical Society, discusses his work and this unusual moment in American history.

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Reducing failed deliveries could improve congestion

Reducing failed deliveries could improve congestion

If online shopping continues to grow at its current rate, there may be twice as many trucks delivering packages in Seattle’s city center within five years, a new report projects — and double the number of trucks looking for a parking space.

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UW a top-producer of Peace Corps’ volunteers

UW a top-producer of Peace Corps’ volunteers

The Peace Corps announced that University of Washington ranked No. 2 among large schools on the agency’s 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 74 UW alumni currently volunteering worldwide.

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Beluga whales dive deeper, longer to find food in Arctic

Beluga whales dive deeper, longer to find food in Arctic

Beluga whales that spend summers feeding in the Arctic are diving deeper and longer to find food than in earlier years, when sea ice covered more of the ocean for longer periods, according to a new analysis led by UW researchers.

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#BeBoundless

Students and professors from the College of the Environment made a classroom out of one of the world’s most closely monitored ecosystems: Yellowstone National Park.

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