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On a pivotal excavation in Montana, UW paleontologists, students and volunteers uncovered clues that shine light on the age of the dinosaurs.

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Tracking your life

A new sociology course explores the ethics of
self-tracking technology that captures our daily routines.

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Accessible by design

A car accident changed how doctoral student Ather Sharif thought about accessibility. Now he advocates for technology that enables people with disabilities to fit in just as they are.

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ISchool assistant professor Miranda Belarde-Lewis combines research, teaching and curating to help reclaim how Native art is presented — and bring Native voices to the forefront.

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UW celebrates nearly 30 researchers on Highly Cited Researchers 2021 list

The annual list identifies researchers who demonstrated significant influence in their chosen field or fields through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade.

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Climate Change

Deforestation, climate change linked to more worker deaths and unsafe conditions

Outdoor workers in the world’s lower-latitude tropical forests may face a greater risk of heat-related deaths and unsafe working conditions because of deforestation and climate warming, according to a study led by The Nature Conservancy, the University of Washington and Indonesia’s Mulawarman University.

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WA Notify app alerts you to potential COVID-19 exposure

Help protect yourself and your loved ones by downloading WA Notify. It’s a smartphone app that lets you know when you’ve potentially been exposed to COVID-19. WA Notify is free, completely private, and does not track your activity or identity.

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7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize