University Of Washington
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Putting health care
in your hands
UW faculty and students are developing smartphone apps to improve health and save lives.
Thanks to a grant from the Mellon Foundation, the College of Arts & Sciences is teaching students from many disciplines — from math to social work — how to solve problems with an artist’s eye.
A body in motion
When Louis Maliyam, ’21, came to the U.S. to study computer science, he never expected that he’d find a second passion — dance. He now brings its lessons of vulnerability and freedom into his work teaching others.
Remembering Bill Gates Sr.
With his unparalleled history of service to the University of Washington, Bill Gates Sr. made an enduring impact on our community, state and world.
News & Events
Evans School interim dean receives grant to study ‘megafires’
The UW’s Alison Cullen leads a project team that will focus on fires that burn more than 100,000 acres and that, in the late summer of 2020, have wreaked havoc across the West. The simultaneous occurrence of such fires can strain firefighting resources and cause massive damage.
UW launching Husky Coronavirus Testing program, powered by the Seattle Flu Study
Students and employees at all three UW campuses can enroll in the UW’s testing program starting Sept. 24. The program will operate throughout the academic year and is focused on UW community members who will be at a campus or UW facility. Move-in testing for on-campus and Greek housing residents is also available.
Four UW professors win 2021 Breakthrough Prize — so called ‘Oscars of Science’
The Breakthrough Prize recognizes groundbreaking achievements in the life sciences, fundamental physics and mathematics.