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Protecting lives with
3D printers

UW faculty, students and staff have harnessed the power of 3D printing to help create crucial personal protective equipment for health-care workers on the COVID-19 front lines.

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Between humanity
and technology

What makes us human? The UW Center for Neurotechnology examines the ethics of tomorrow’s technology.

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Tracking a global hurricane

Experts at an independent population health research center are helping policymakers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic — and prepare for an uncharted future.

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Filling the gaps

Low-income veterans are getting life-changing dental care and more, thanks to Everyone for Veterans — a nonprofit founded by UW assistant clinical professor Theresa Cheng.

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Staying safe as we plan for the future

The University of Washington is following physical distancing directives from state and local governments as part of the collective effort to combat the spread of COVID-19. King and Pierce counties continue to be in Phase 1 of the state’s Safe Start plan. The UW is also in Phase 1.


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In the News

Accessible tech focus of new center

Fueled by a $2.5 million inaugural investment from Microsoft, UW CREATE is led by an interdisciplinary team whose mission is to make technology accessible and to make the world accessible through technology.

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UW to host ocean research consortium

The Cooperative Institute for Climate, Ocean and Ecosystem Studies will contribute expertise, research capacity, technological development, help train the next generation of scientists, and conduct public education and outreach.

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Fast Facts


The UW was named the most innovative public university in the world by Reuters in 2019.

Did you know?

7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize