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Learning from the
ground Up

At the College of the Environment’s geology field camp, students hit the dirt for experiences you can’t find in a textbook.

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Congratulations, graduates

Crowds at Husky Stadium fêted the class of 2018 during the 143rd annual commencement ceremony.

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Fostering brotherhood abroad

Study abroad can be life-changing, but it can also seem largely inaccessible to young men of color. The UW Brotherhood Initiative is working to open the door.

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A pocket-size research revolution

A breakthrough device is giving new hope to patients with kidney disease. Meet the team behind kidney-on-a-chip — and find out why it’s heading to outer space.

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News & Events

Industrial beef production is one of the most costly to the environment, a new study shows.

The environmental costs of producing meat, seafood

A new study led by the UW considers which food type is more environmentally costly to produce: livestock, farmed seafood or wild-caught fish.

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UW hosts Special Olympics USA Games

From July 1-6, more than 4,000 athletes and coaches from all 50 states will visit Seattle and the surrounding region for the event.

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UW’s Allen School to expand direct freshmen admissions in computer science

Beginning with the incoming class of fall 2019, direct admission from high school will be the primary pathway into computer science for the majority of UW undergraduates.

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