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Fighting future pandemics

RNA vaccines enabled rapid progress against COVID-19. UW microbiology professor Deborah Fuller is at the forefront of new technologies that could transform pandemic response far into the future.

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As the first Presidential Scholarship recipients finish their time at the UW, they share favorite moments and future plans.

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Speeding up the science

Johanna Trueblood, a semiprofessional cyclist, lost her life to an uncommon form of cancer. Now, through her parents’ philanthropy, there’s new hope for patients and their families.

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A burning need

In the aftermath of wildfires, UW researchers like Mike Grilliot conduct vital reconnaissance missions to identify lingering natural hazards that can affect both communities and the environment.

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UW to lead new NSF institute

The UW-led AI Institute for Dynamic Systems will focus on fundamental AI and machine learning theory, algorithms and applications for real-time learning and control of complex dynamic systems.

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New 3D images of shark intestines show they function like Nikola Tesla’s valve

Contrary to what popular media portrays, we actually don’t know much about what sharks eat. Even less is known about how they digest their food, and the role they play in the larger ocean ecosystem. New research using 3D scans from nearly three dozen shark species seeks to advance our understanding.

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UW announces COVID-19 vaccine requirement for all employees

The University of Washington will require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by autumn quarter. The UW recently announced that all students must also be vaccinated before fall classes begin.

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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