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Between humanity
and technology

What makes us human? The UW Center for Neurotechnology examines the ethics of tomorrow’s technology.

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Tracking a global hurricane

Experts at an independent population health research center are helping policymakers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic — and prepare for an uncharted future.

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Filling the gaps

Low-income veterans are getting life-changing dental care and more, thanks to Everyone for Veterans — a nonprofit founded by UW assistant clinical professor Theresa Cheng.

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Protecting lives with
3D printers

UW faculty, students and staff have harnessed the power of 3D printing to help create crucial personal protective equipment for health-care workers on the COVID-19 front lines.

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Lifting the veil: understanding the clarity this moment offers

“In our community, we can and we will continue our work to address issues of equity, racism and bias. The veil has been lifted. We cannot give up – or go back,” writes UW President Ana Mari Cauce.

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Staying safe as we plan for the future

The University of Washington is following physical distancing directives from state and local governments as part of the collective effort to combat the spread of COVID-19. King and Pierce counties continue to be in Phase 1 of the state’s Safe Start plan. The UW is also in Phase 1.


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In the News

Accessible tech focus of new center

Fueled by a $2.5 million inaugural investment from Microsoft, UW CREATE is led by an interdisciplinary team whose mission is to make technology accessible and to make the world accessible through technology.

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The UW was named the most innovative public university in the world by Reuters in 2019.

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7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize

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