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Native Knowledge

Native American art deserves more thoughtful curation and appreciation as fine art. UW iSchool assistant professor Miranda Belarde-Lewis is helping reclaim how it’s presented to the world.

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The biased eye of AI

Os Keyes, doctoral candidate in human centered design and engineering, is studying how artificial intelligence reinforces inequities in race, gender and disability.

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Putting health care
in your hands

UW faculty and students are developing smartphone apps to improve health and save lives.

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State of the arts

Behind the scenes at 4Culture, three UW alumni help art in King County to thrive — with racial equity as their North Star.

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Be Boundless

News & Events

Mindfulness techniques, such as breathing , yoga and meditation, were among some of the lessons taught in a program called Be REAL, which UW researchers created and have have been studying for its impact on student mental health around campus.Jacob Hilsabeck for UW Recreation
Social Science

Mindfulness program in campus dorms, groups improved students’ mental health

Amid a growing mental health crisis among teens and young adults nationwide, a pilot program teaching mindfulness and coping techniques to students at the UW has helped lower stress and improve emotional well-being.

UW News

Amy Fry, a nurse in the COVID-19 ICU at Harborview Medical Center, gets the first vaccination from Allison Miller at UW Medical Center on Dec. 15.Mark Stone/University of Washington

UW psychologist on the vaccine phase of the pandemic

A year into the pandemic, with COVID-19 vaccines increasingly available and restrictions lifting on many businesses and activities, a return to normalcy appears on the horizon. But we have to learn how to be “normal” again, said UW psychology professor Jane Simoni.

UW News COVID-19 updates

atlantic ocean

How five global regions could achieve a successful, equitable ‘Blue Economy’

The future of an equitable and sustainable global ocean, or “Blue Economy,” depends on more than natural or technological resources.

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Fast Facts


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

Did you know?

7 uw faculty have won the nobel prize