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Reaching across generations
Building on a lifetime of connections with older adults, Melissa Krook, ’18, left a thriving fashion career to conduct research in geropsychology at the UW.
With the help of Professor Brian Fabien and his mechanical engineering students, a group of Washington fifth-graders are learning to use — and love — science and math.
Clearing the air
Move over, air purifiers — civil and environmental engineers at the UW have modified a common houseplant to remove hazardous compounds from the air around it.
No needles required
Dr. Sheena Hembrador, Res. ’17, combined UW Medicine and College of Engineering expertise to design a tiny device that can help find a patient’s artery without the help of needles.
News & Events
Exposure to air pollution early in life may lead to autism
A new study from the UW School of Public Health describes a possible mechanism by which this relationship might occur.
UW volunteers craft valentines for hospital patients
Neither snow, nor sleet, nor slush kept more than 650 valentines from being delivered to patients at UW Medical Center — each card handcrafted by a member of the UW community.
First-of-its-kind center hosts tools to analyze the effects of natural disasters
The RAPID Facility housed at the University of Washington offers a new way for scientists to get their hands on state-of-the-art equipment.