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Tracking COVID-19 in wastewater

UW researchers like Raymond RedCorn and CEE assistant professor Mari Winkler are testing wastewater at neighborhood pump stations to quickly and efficiently detect coronavirus.

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Protecting coral from climate change

UW researchers like Danielle Claar are hopeful that coral can survive record heat, if protected from other stressors.

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How the moon affects
our sleep

A new study led by UW biology professor Horacio de la Iglesia shows that lunar cycles may impact our circadian rhythms.

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Native Knowledge

Native American art deserves more thoughtful curation and appreciation as fine art. UW iSchool assistant professor Miranda Belarde-Lewis is helping reclaim how it’s presented to the world.

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A collage of photos from the UW response to COVID-19
A YEAR WITH COVID-19

How the UW adapted — and responded — to the pandemic

Take a look back at the past year from the perspectives of how the UW community adapted and the impact the UW’s researchers had in response to the virus in our state, the nation and around the world.

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Honors and Awards

Congratulations, President’s Medalists!

UW President Ana Mari Cauce honors undergraduate students Alina Chandra, Natasha Lavides and Sam Colgan for their academic performance and extra-curricular involvement.

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University of Washington launches Faculty Diversity Initiative

The initiative aims to further the UW’s goals for diversity, equity and inclusion, including $5 million in funding for faculty hiring in the next two years.

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Fast Facts

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There are nearly 300 specialized research centers at the UW.

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7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize