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After four seasons and more than 5,000 yards, Myles Gaskin is the best running back in Husky history. And with his team en route to the Rose Bowl, he won’t be slowing down anytime soon.

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No one dies alone

At Harborview Medical Center, volunteers offer companionship and connection to patients in their final days.

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The University of Washington and Washington State University have teamed up to help students across our state not only get to college, but graduate and go on to do great things.

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The father of multicultural education

Dr. James A. Banks, the first Black professor hired by the College of Education, has paved the way for generations of teachers during his 50 years at the UW.

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UW opens Othello Commons in Southeast Seattle

On Wednesday, the University of Washington opened the doors to Othello-UW Commons, a new multifunctional partnership space in the heart of Southeast Seattle’s Othello neighborhood.

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Health and Medicine

First smartphone app to detect opioid overdose and its precursors

UW researchers have developed a smartphone app that uses sonar to monitor someone’s breathing rate and sense when an opioid overdose has occurred.

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Campus Events

MLK Week 2019

Join the UW community as we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and legacy, honor the work of generations of everyday activists and rededicate ourselves to creating a just and equitable future for all.


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