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A vital boost for population health

The UW’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation will expand its ability to help communities — here and around the world — thanks to a $279 million grant from the Gates Foundation.

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Special care for healthy smiles

Finding a dentist can be challenging for people with disabilities. But Dr. Keturah Lowe and other practitioners at the UW School of Dentistry are working to increase the number of dentists who can treat patients with special needs.

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Bridging the Know-Do Gap

We know science can improve health. But how do we go from knowing to doing? The School of Public Health has the world’s first Ph.D. program in implementation science, designed to raise the speed and quality of applying science toward improved health worldwide.

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Nurturing minds, opening doors

In South Seattle and south King County, the UW College of Education is partnering with the Road Map Project to close achievement gaps in schools — and open all doors for young learners.

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Tracking the $15 minimum wage

For researchers like Hilary Wething, a Ph.D. student at the Evans School of Public Policy & Governance, Seattle’s historic $15 minimum wage presents an unprecedented opportunity to track the effects of a new policy in real time.

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Civil Rights luminary John Lewis comes to campus

Rep. John Lewis, who met Martin Luther King, Jr. as an 18-year-old and dedicated his life to the pursuit of justice, brought the student audience to its feet before he even began his remarks in Meany Hall.

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Plum sets NCAA all-time scoring record

Kelsey Plum puts up 57 points on Senior Day to become the NCAA all-time leading scorer as Washington defeats Utah 84-77.

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UW astronomer assists in new seven-planet NASA discovery

Astronomy professor Eric Agol is part of the large team of researchers that has just announced confirmation of several Earth-sized, potentially habitable planets.

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