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Boundless Stories

Browse stories of the people, places and programs that drive the University of Washington to work for a world of good.



Taking on childhood trauma

With a scholarship-supported internship, Victoria Chambers broadened her understanding of how trauma affects children — and how she could help.

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Helping soldiers tell
their stories

For soldiers-turned-students of the Red Badge Project, creative writing in UW English Professor Shawn Wong’s class isn’t just therapeutic — it’s life-saving.

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Training the brain

When psychology major Marissa Pighin was diagnosed with ADHD, her doctor wrote her a prescription and sent her out the door. Now, Pighin is working toward a better treatment at I-LABS, using neurofeedback to help boost reading retention.

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The business
of nonprofits

Tiny Tots, a local nonprofit, finds new financial footing with the guidance of students from the Foster School of Business.

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News & Events

Honors and Awards

Four UW scientists awarded Sloan Fellowships

The new Sloan Fellows at the UW reflect diverse areas of research, probing complex questions from neuroscience to quantum mechanics.

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UW Medicine

UW, Gonzaga launch partnership to advance medical education and research

The University of Washington and Gonzaga University have announced an agreement to continue, enhance and expand medical education and research in the Spokane region.

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UW engineers achieve Wi-Fi at 10,000 times lower power

Passive wireless communication would help enable an “Internet of Things” where household devices and wearable sensors can communicate using Wi-Fi without worrying about power.

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Fast Facts

At a glance

The UW has three campuses that offer more than 440 degree options across 280 programs

Academic milestones

87% of 467 patent applications filed by the UW in 2014 were contributed by students262 National Science Foundation fellows in 2014