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Fueled by Floods

Along the Mekong River in Cambodia, UW researchers are racing to determine how hydropower dams will impact the supplies of rice and fish — and the communities who rely on them.

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A road to recovery

Struck by the number of nonviolent offenders imprisoned on drug charges, the Tulalip Tribes partnered with UW School of Law alumni to offer second chances through treatment.

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Changing the future
of engineering

A redshirt year helps athletes gain confidence and skills. The STARS program is doing the same for UW engineering students — as it did for Tammy Teal, ’18, who is now a transportation engineer.

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Hearing infections

With an app created by UW researchers, pediatricians can now “listen” for ear infections, which are common but hard to diagnose in children.

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In Memoriam

Mourning Norris Haring, pioneer in inclusive education

Dr. Norris Haring, a pioneering researcher and advocate for children and adults with disabilities, recently passed away at age 95. Haring’s work established the UW College of Education as an international leader in advancing inclusive education.

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Mesophotic coral reefs

Deep submersible dives shed light on rarely explored coral reefs

Just beyond where conventional scuba divers can go is an area of the ocean that still is largely unexplored.

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Q Center Celebration
On Campus

Q Center celebrates 15 years of inclusion

As the UW’s Q Center wraps up its 15th year on campus, the resource continues to evolve and grow. It now serves 500 visitors per month.


Fast Facts


There are nearly 300 specialized research centers at the UW.

Did you know?

The UW was named the most innovative public university in the world by Reuters in 2018