UW News

December 8, 2010

Tackling new terrain: climate change and global health

A man carries a container in search of water in a dry land. A new initiative, "Climate Change and Global Health: Adaptive Solutions for Human Health and the Environment,” will facilitate the work  of a multidisciplinary group of faculty fellows. /I-TECH photo

A new initiative could position the University of Washington as a major player in addressing global health and environmental issues arising from climate change.

June 24, 2010

Advocacy through the lens

As a public health student, performing artist Michaela Leslie-Rule filmed the views of Tanzanian women on intimate partner violence and gen

April 8, 2010

Dr. Evan Kanter: On a mission to treat and prevent psychiatric casualties of war

When the United States went to war in Afghanistan and Iraq, many people began thinking about costs — the cost of deploying troops, the cost to purchase guns and missiles, and the cost of American lives.

March 11, 2010

Grand prize team lights up UW global social entrepreneurship competition

The first time Charles Ishimwe left Rwanda was when he entered the Sixth Annual Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition (GSEC) sponsored by the UW Foster School of Business.

March 4, 2010

UW global health chair to receive Ned Behnke Leadership Award

Dr. King Holmes will be honored March 9 for his leadership and commitment in promoting AIDS awareness.

November 19, 2009

Lessons learned from a major study on herpes and HIV: Our job is not done

In May,  results of a major study measuring the impact of herpes suppression on HIV transmission were released.