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No one dies alone

At Harborview Medical Center, volunteers offer companionship and connection to patients in their final days.

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The University of Washington and Washington State University have teamed up to help students across our state not only get to college, but graduate and go on to do great things.

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The father of multicultural education

Dr. James A. Banks, the first Black professor hired by the College of Education, has paved the way for generations of teachers during his 50 years at the UW.

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Good eats and advocacy

Restaurateur and UW Bothell alumna Taylor Hoang, ’02, speaks up for small and immigrant-owned businesses in an increasingly expensive region.

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Washington state’s Mount Shuksan in February 2014.
Climate Change

Pacific Ocean has largely spared West’s mountain snow from effects of global warming

A new study has found that a pattern of ocean temperatures and atmospheric circulation has offset most of the impact of global warming on mountain snowpack since the 1980s.

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The UW this spring plans to open a esports gaming center in the HUB.Washington Gaming Association
On Campus

Esports Arena & Gaming Lounge to open at the UW

The state-of-the-art gaming center at the Husky Union Building will serve as the epicenter between student communities, business communities and gaming culture in the Northwest.

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Gloved hand draws blood from patient with syringe
Health Sciences

Region’s first hepatitis C heart-transplant recipient is cured

UW Medicine is declaring success with the Pacific Northwest’s first heart-transplant recipient to purposely acquire the hepatitis C virus from the donor organ and then have the disease eradicated by antiviral medication.

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Sustainability at the UW