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2014 UW graduates have interesting tales to tell

UW Today profiles some of 2014′s highest-achieving graduates.

AAAS names five UW researchers as fellows

Five University of Washington researchers are among new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Nearly half of state’s distracted drivers are texting

In our state, texting on a hand-held device diverts drivers’ attention more than any other distraction.

Clinical trial aims to prevent type 2 diabetes through medication

The UW and the VA Puget Sound will be among the sites for the national RISE study. The researchers want to see if treating patients to preserve insulin secretion keeps diabetes from forming or slows its progression.

Depression raises diabetics’ risk of severe low blood sugar episodes

Evidence points to importance of recognizing and treating depression in people with diabetes to reduce medical complications.

Training Xchange puts UW research advances into practitioners’ hands

The UW is expanding its Training Xchange initiative to help researchers transmit innovations in healthcare and other fields to professionals locally and beyond the Northwest.