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How the CHIPS and Science Act helps UW engineering students become global citizens who transform our state and world.

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With a smart earring that accurately monitors earlobe temperature, researchers have designed wearable tech that may eventually let wearers track stress, exercise, ovulation and more.

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Adapting toy ride-on cars for young children with disabilities, UW researchers are studying accessibility barriers in our built environments — and helping children explore their world.

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Mix masters

At the Construction Methods and Concrete Materials Lab, UW students are testing ways to bring concrete into a sustainable future.

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News & Events

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Cherry Blossom Watch

UW cherry blossoms signal the start of spring

Find out when the UW’s iconic cherry trees are in bloom, plan your visit to campus to see them — and learn more about the picture-perfect blossoms.

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Campus Events

The quest to detect and cure Alzheimer’s

UW Bioengineering Professor Valerie Daggett will share how her team is working on innovative tests to detect diseases like Alzheimer’s — and novel treatments to stop their progression.

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Low-energy carbon removal project gets funding

UW spinoff Banyu Carbon is developing an inexpensive and low-energy method for carbon removal. The technique, developed by two UW oceanographers, relies on sunlight and seawater to remove carbon dioxide from water.

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Fast Facts

Undergrad research

8000+ undergraduate students participate in at least one quarter of research.

Did you know?

27% of incoming freshmen are the first in their families to attend college.

Honors & Awards

7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize