A love of research – and design

For interaction design major Sarah Strickler, research is the most compelling aspect of design.

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Rebuilding peace after war

How can a nation heal from a civil war? UW doctoral student Francis Abugbilla traveled to Côte d’Ivoire for answers.

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Setting the pace

Last year, standout high school athlete Hallie Jensen had never rowed — but now she’s competing on the UW’s Division I crew team, thanks to the Hometown Huskies program.

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Fueled by floods

UW researchers are collaborating with Cambodian leaders across industries and disciplines to find new ways to manage the impacts of hydropower on the supplies of rice and fish in the region.

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Treating mind and body

Jennifer Velloza’s research highlights the vital role of mental-health care in global HIV prevention — work that was supported in part by the UW Magnuson Scholarship.


 

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A natural cure for cavities

Researchers at the University of Washington are developing a new cure for cavities, transforming dental care and tackling this growing health concern.


 

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The Burke, unwrapped

Washington’s oldest museum gets a new home and a bold new approach — an open design that puts both artifacts and researchers on display.

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Changing oceans, innovative solutions

Driven by rising carbon dioxide emissions, ocean acidification is already affecting our food web — from salmon to shellfish and beyond. UW researchers are helping business and community partners find solutions to a growing problem.

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Deep submersible dives shed light on rarely explored coral reefs

Some coral reefs thrive at the darkest depths of the ocean. To understand how, Assistant Professor Jacqueline Padilla-Gamino is going beyond where most divers can go.  

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The surprising history of musical theater

At the UW School of Drama, Seattle theater legend David Armstrong teaches the history of Broadway musicals — and of the immigrant, LGBTQ, Jewish and African American creatives who shaped this American institution.

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Costumes with a story to tell

School of Drama graduate student in costume design, Chanté Hamann, tells the stories of vintage costumes.

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Solar-powered passion

UW Solar helps civil and environmental engineering students like Alex Ratcliff, ’19, get hands-on experience with increasing sustainability on our campuses and beyond.

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Igniting a passion

For the UW SARP team, it really is rocket science.

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The trouble with sympathy

A Germanics course explores how sympathy can be used for good but can also serve a darker purpose.

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Waging war in cyberspace

A doctoral student explains how one online hacker can be more powerful than 10,000 soldiers.

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Playing with fire

With ingenuity and perseverance, faculty and staff built the UW glass program one kiln at a time.

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Dedicated to the UW’s top dawg

Dubs II has big paws to fill as successor to UW mascot Dubs. Anne-Lise Nilsen, '14, is making sure he's prepared.

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Destined to dance

Through dance, Cheryl Delostrinos, '13, promotes equity and social justice — and the joy of movement.

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A mentoring mastermind

With Hey Mentor, an online mentoring program, Kevin Truong, '16, is helping students prepare for college.

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The path to healing

Srinya Julie Sukrachan overcame many hurdles on her way to becoming a nurse. Now she's using her UW degree to serve others.

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Strength in community

Hayden Campbell, a graduate student in urban planning, is building on his UW education to help create more equitable spaces on campus — and in the city.

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Curating the future

At the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, curatorial interns get hands-on preparation for careers in the art world — and roles in the community.

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Building bridges

From a small Washington town to one of the world's largest cities, Caleb Huffman is on a quest to connect with others — and expand his own perspective in the process.

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Informatics team elevates Airlift Northwest’s use of technology

With an innovative new app, iSchool students are helping connect emergency responders to mission-critical data in the field.

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Meal Matchup

Human Centered Design & Engineering students are reducing food waste and serving the community with a website that connects UW dining halls to local homeless shelters.

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