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Published: 04/04/2019

The Department of Defense (DoD) announced $169 million in its long-running multidisciplinary university research initiative (MURI) awards to 24 research teams pursuing basic research spanning multiple scientific...Read more

Published: 04/03/2019
Ana Mari Cauce

Today, we mourn the loss of...Read more

Published: 04/02/2019

The UW Department of Biology has long cultivated fascinating plants in our greenhouse. For 65 years, our tropical oasis has housed all kinds of plants...Read more

Published: 03/27/2019

Congratulations to UW Biology senior Mackenzie Coston, who won 1st prize in the undergraduate poster competition at the Northwest Developmental Biology Meeting.

Additional information about Mackenzie's research and the award:...Read more

Published: 03/20/2019

A vibrant sea of grasses once flowed across the North American continent: the great prairies that Laura Ingalls Wilder described as “spreading to the edge of the...Read more

Published: 03/19/2019

What is misinformation, and how — and why — does it spread? The University of Washington ...Read more

Published: 03/19/2019

*Original article by Mel Kottenbelt at ADInstruments

Congratulations to Dr. Mary Pat Wenderoth, who has received the 2019 Claude bernard Distinguished Lectureship Award!

This award recognizes an established...Read more

Published: 03/18/2019

*Re-posted from the College of Arts & Sciences Perspectives Newsletter

Small flying insects have a lot to tell us about acquiring and processing data.  As they fly,...Read more

Published: 03/14/2019

Original article by Molly Slann from The Daily - UW's undergraduate newspaper.

If you’ve ever tried identifying trees based on their leaves, you’ll know it can be quite...Read more

Published: 03/13/2019

Alison Weber has been named a Washington Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, according to an ...Read more