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FLIGHT RISKS

UW researchers are studying air-traffic pollution around Sea-Tac Airport to understand how flight paths affect the health of nearby communities.

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Keeping track of access

When station elevators break down, so does equal access for train riders with mobility challenges. UW researchers have created a web tool that gives crucial real-time details about urban rail accessibility.

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Pedal power

As an engineering Ph.D. student and president of the Husky Cycling Club, Dan McCabe combines academic work with a love of biking to optimize deliveries from food banks to people with food insecurity.

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RIDE TO THE RESCUE

The UW’s award-winning Regional Initiatives in Dental Education program trains students to be dentists and leaders in Washington’s rural and underserved communities, increasing access to dental care.

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Research

Study reveals how ancient fish colonized the deep sea

The deep sea contains more than 90% of the water in our oceans, but only about a third of all fish species. New UW research shows that throughout Earth’s ancient history, there were several periods of time when many fish actually favored the cold, dark, barren waters of the deep sea.

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Husky Football

Huskies win Apple Cup

Michael Penix Jr. threw for 484 yards and had five total touchdowns and No. 12 Washington reclaimed the Apple Cup with a wild 51-33 victory over Washington State on Saturday night.

Game recap

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School of Public Health

Public health improves working conditions

While Marissa Baker, assistant professor of environmental and occupational health sciences at the UW, works with people who are exposed to hazards like chemicals or machinery on the job, many workers’ biggest concerns have to do with their mental health, stress and well-being.

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Fast Facts

Did you know?

32% of incoming freshmen are the first in their families to attend college.

Honors & Awards

7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize