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Engineering Rome

Thanks to study abroad programs like Engineering Rome, students are gaining perspectives that will help them tackle challenges that span international boundaries.

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The heart of research

For help with her senior thesis on Korean dramas, Kristy Kwon reached out to the UW’s East Asia Library. What she found there opened up her world.

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Disarming Gluten

In a breakthrough that may radically change the lives of those with celiac disease, Ingrid Swanson Pultz, Ph.D. ’12, has designed an oral therapeutic that renders gluten harmless.

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Slide to unlock

Today’s touch-screen world is leaving behind an entire segment of the population: those with motor impairments. iSchool Ph.D. candidate Martez Mott wants to change that.

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Tissue paper sensors show promise for health care, entertainment, robotics

UW engineers have turned tissue paper into a new kind of wearable sensor that can detect a pulse, a blink of an eye and other movements.

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UW among top producers of Peace Corps volunteers

The University of Washington has ranked among the top three large schools for 14 consecutive years. 3,027 Huskies have served in the Peace Corps since the agency was founded in 1961.

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Researchers working at the UW Clean Energy Institute’s Washington Clean Energy Testbeds.
Climate Change

UW joins coalition to speed local climate action

The University of Washington joins 12 other leading North American research universities in the new University Climate Change Coalition, or UC3, a group committed to leveraging its research and resources to help communities accelerate climate action.

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