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  • Incoming Student Profile: Meet Ruian Yang

    July 26, 2019

    Tell us about yourself. My name is Ruian. I was born and raised in Zhengzhou, China. I moved to Seattle in 2012 and started my undergrad at UW majoring in Biochemistry. While working in a Biophysics lab during my third year, I developed interests in math and programming and decided to also pursue a minor…

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  • Summer in Seattle

    July 19, 2019

    If you are an admitted student who is moving to the city, or a prospective student visiting for the first time, summer in Seattle is hard to beat. Contrary to popular belief, it does not always rain in Seattle. In fact, come summer, the skies are bright blue, the temperatures are in the 70s and…

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  • The MSDS Program: 2018-2019 Year in Review

    June 14, 2019

    The end of the 2018-2019 academic year marks a threshold and invites a pause for reflection. It’s a great time to take stock of the year behind and look ahead. It was an exciting year for the MSDS program! We received the largest number of applicants in our history, enrolled the biggest cohort to date,…

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  • The U District

    May 24, 2019

    Seattle is a world-class city with more than 40 different neighborhoods, each with its own distinct charm. The University of Washington has called the U District neighborhood its home since 1893. An eclectic neighborhood of family-owned restaurants, as well as beautiful waterfront views and tree-lined streets, the U District is the neighborhood that many faculty…

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  • Alumni Profile: Charles Duze

    May 24, 2019

    Part-Time Student, Class of 2019 Undergraduate: Syracuse University Current Employer: Zillow Tell us about a bit yourself. I was born in Benin City, Nigeria. At about 11 years old, I left home for the first time to go to a boarding school four hours away. Although extremely challenging at first, they were some of the…

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