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Breaking a cycle of addiction, homelessness and prison, Raymond Haug transformed his life and found a calling in mechanical engineering.

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A group of UW student-athletes spent 10 days immersed in history and culture with Classics Professor Jim Clauss and the UW Rome Center.

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Smart students, clever tech

With the help of smartphone and fitness data from UW students like Mei Wu, an iSchool team is studying and predicting Husky health and academic success.

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Getting real on mental health

The research-based Be REAL program helps UW community members manage stress, increase resilience and improve their mental health.

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Group photo of 1936 men's rowing team.
Boys in the Boat

First look at movie featuring 1936 UW men’s rowing team

“The Boys in the Boat” movie will open in theaters on Dec. 25. The trailer was released this week. Directed by George Clooney, the movie was inspired by the UW men’s rowing team that won Olympic Gold in 1936. It’s based on the 2013 book by Daniel James Brown.

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UW Tacoma aerial campus buildings with a crowd of people lining a street with trees on either side.
Husky Experience

Learn about the UW’s 2023 historic incoming class

The University of Washington’s newest freshman class is one of the most diverse in the school’s 162-year history, and UW Bothell and UW Tacoma are welcoming their largest incoming classes.

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Shown here is a “microflier” in the unfolded state.

Battery-free robots use origami to change shape in mid-air

Researchers at the University of Washington have developed small robotic devices that can change how they move through the air by “snapping” into a folded position during their descent.

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