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FLIGHT RISKS

UW researchers are studying air-traffic pollution around Sea-Tac Airport to understand how flight paths affect the health of nearby communities.

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Keeping track of access

When station elevators break down, so does equal access for train riders with mobility challenges. UW researchers have created a web tool that gives crucial real-time details about urban rail accessibility.

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Pedal power

As an engineering Ph.D. student and president of the Husky Cycling Club, Dan McCabe combines academic work with a love of biking to optimize deliveries from food banks to people with food insecurity.

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RIDE TO THE RESCUE

The UW’s award-winning Regional Initiatives in Dental Education program trains students to be dentists and leaders in Washington’s rural and underserved communities, increasing access to dental care.

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News & Events

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We > Me

Donate with Bloodworks Northwest

With so much to do this winter, make sure you take an hour to save a life too! Consider donating blood this winter at the UW Ethnic Cultural Center, the IMA, UW Tower or Paccar Hall.

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Portrait of Jack Martin
Leadership

UW names Jack Martin VP for Marketing and Communications

“Jack is a principled, equity-minded leader who was the clear choice to take the University’s marketing and communications work to the next level,” said Mary Gresch, senior vice president for University Advancement. Martin’s appointment begins Dec. 1.

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Portrait of Rashida Love
Education

Supporting young women of color through the Sisterhood Initiative

Starting college is full of unknowns: Can I handle my classes? Will I find friends? Will I feel at home here? Am I ready for this? For nearly four dozen young women of color starting at the UW this fall, Rashida Love wants to assure them: Yes.

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Fast Facts

Did you know?

32% of incoming freshmen are the first in their families to attend college.

Honors & Awards

7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize