University Of Washington
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The unsinkable Concrete Canoe Team
United by a passion for problem-solving, UW undergrads are putting their minds — and paddles — together to build and race a canoe made out of concrete.
Taking on childhood trauma
With a scholarship-supported internship, Victoria Chambers broadened her understanding of how trauma affects children — and how she could help.
Creating a cleaner cookstove
Thanks to a grant from the Department of Energy and strong community partnerships, Ph.D. student Garrett Allawatt is helping engineer a cleaner cookstove for developing countries.
The next generation of nursing
At UW Nurse Camp, Karissa Sanchez found the motivation to pursue her dream of going to college and serving her Eastern Washington community. Now a UW graduate, she’s inspiring underrepresented high school students to do the same.
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UW is top producer of earth and environment research
The University of Washington published the most earth and environmental science research last year, outpacing all other universities worldwide, according to a new report from Nature Index.
Combating hunger, food waste
The city of Seattle enlisted the UW School of Public Health to analyze current food waste prevention and recovery efforts and help develop local strategies to address hunger and reduce waste.
UW students head to Nepal for hands-on learning
An exploration seminar in Kathmandu this summer is designed to help students learn about the country’s developmental challenges.