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Raising our voices

Black UW community members, including global health Ph.D. student Claire Gwayi-Chore, share insights about the continued fight against systemic racism.

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Inspiring Intelligence

For Helen Noyes, ’69, a love of languages nurtured at the UW translated into a lifelong career with the CIA.

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Language of the Land

UW Lecturer Tami Hohn is bringing Southern Lushootseed to a new generation across the University and the Puget Sound — where the language has always lived.

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Making an Impression

UW art students are learning printmaking at home—and with this innovative instruction from professor Curt Labitzke, so can you.

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Salmon researchers in stream

What’s killing coho salmon?

Every fall more than half of the coho salmon that return to Puget Sound’s urban streams die before they can spawn. In some streams, all of them die, but scientists didn’t know why. A team led by researchers at the University of Washington Tacoma, UW and Washington State University Puyallup have been studying the issue.

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iSchool Professor Jin Ha Lee

Gaming, music fandom groups provide human connection during the pandemic

iSchool associate professor Jin Ha Lee studies communities centered around popular culture. UW News asked Lee about this research and how these communities have changed since the pandemic began.

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Dr. Gilbert S. Omenn and wife Martha A. Darling
School of Public Health

Omenn-Darling 50th anniversary gift will transform environmental health research

“The impact of their donation will be felt well beyond the walls of our school, accelerating scientific discoveries about how pollutants, chemicals and other environmental and workplace hazards affect population health,” said Dean Hilary Godwin.

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