The UW School of Medicine has begun seeking volunteers for trials of new types of COVID-19 booster vaccines. Volunteer-based trials, known as the second stage, are used to test the safety and immune responses to a new vaccine.
Kyle Johnson, a Ph.D. student in computer science, received the Generation Google Scholarship for his commitment to leadership and inclusion in STEM. The scholarship was established to help aspiring students pursuing computer science — particularly those historically excluded from the techno…
The Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education hosted a UW-led panel on Aug. 26 to discuss the deadly heat wave that hit the Pacific Northwest in late June.
The UW Center for an Informed Public (CIP) received a $2.25 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund its rapid response research of mis- and disinformation in collaboration with Stanford. The funding period begins in October and will last over five years.
Visitors and students alike can be found exploring Rainier Vista, the area of open space on the southern edge of campus bearing the name of the active volcano that sits on the distant horizon. With Drumheller Fountain spraying its way through sunny days and an unobstructed view of Mount Rain…
A study published earlier this month by an international group of astronomers, including one from the UW, has added to the growing body of research examining the effects of solar flares on extraterrestrial atmospheres, a field of study currently of great interest to astrobiologists.
The UW was selected as one of 11 universities designated as a National AI Research Institute to receive $20 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) over the next five years to support its program in dynamic systems.
Last year, on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, UW Sustainability released a five-year plan that set 10 annually-reviewed goals to increase the university’s environmental sustainability.
UW physics professor Gerald Seidler received an $800,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to create concrete waste caskets to dispose of nuclear fuel byproducts in collaboration with Sarah Saslow from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratories (PNNL).