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Do Pacific Northwesterners have an accent?

Do Pacific Northwesterners have an accent?

It might be subtle, but a UW expert says there definitely is an accent associated with Pacific Northwest speech patterns.

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Hope among homeless Alaska Native elders

Hope among homeless Alaska Native elders

Stereotypes associated with homelessness tend to be negative, but a UW researcher has found unexpected optimism among homeless Alaska Native elders.

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Improving forecasts for rain-on-snow flooding

Improving forecasts for rain-on-snow flooding

Many of the worst West Coast winter floods involve heavy rains and melting snow, and UW hydrology experts are working to better predict the risks.

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Finals: Lecturer fuels students with cookies

Finals: Lecturer fuels students with cookies

For six years, Stuart Reges has baked chocolate chip cookies to help his computer science students make it through finals week.

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Dare to do in 2015

Dare to do in 2015

The Whole U is partnering with Intramural Activites (IMA), coaches from UW Athletics and dietitians with UW Medicine to help you take your New Year's resolutions to the next level and be successful.

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Suzzallo Grandeur

Suzzallo Grandeur

Photo by John Healy

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