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Bringing Health
Care Home

Danyelle Thomas, ’07, became a doctor to help improve the health outcomes of underserved communities — starting with her own.

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Front and Center

Retired Rear Admiral Bill Center, recipient of the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award, came to the UW for graduate school in 1976. After 35 years in the Navy, he continues a legacy of service to his country, veterans and the UW.

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Inspiring Intelligence

For Helen Noyes, ’69, a love of languages nurtured at the UW translated into a lifelong career with the CIA.

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Language of the Land

By learning Southern Lushootseed, UW students like Victor Andy, ’20, are helping ensure that the indigenous language of the Puget Sound continues to thrive.

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UW ranked No. 7 nationally for graduate entrepreneurship

The 2021 Princeton Review ranking marks an all-time high — solidifying the UW and the Foster School of Business as a leader in entrepreneurial education and incubation within the Pac-12 and across the Western United States.

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Higher COVID-19 virus level linked to higher death risk

A new study by the UW School of Medicine highlights the value of establishing patients’ viral loads and antibody levels upon hospital admission.

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‘2020: The Course’ ponders the meaning of this unusual year

For a time unlike any before, the University of Washington has developed “2020: The Course,” a new online class for UW students that helps contextualize this year’s extraordinary events and societal upheaval.

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