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Once a homeless high school dropout, the animator and Yakit CEO now holds the #1 kids app in the iPhone app store. And it all started with a shitty temp job.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
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Volunteers are hoping to save the research vessel John N. Cobb, which helped transform fisheries science -- and witnessed a startling moment in U.S.-Russian relations.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Enviros and waterfront owners have argued the question for years. UW biologist Megan Dethier is out to find the answer.READ MORE 10 COMMENTS
Atmospheric researchers fret losing a NOAA flight booked two years in advance, while elsewhere in the city, port cargo keeps flowing through customs and Head Start programs stay open.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Guest opinion: Washington's tuition freeze this year was good news for higher ed funding, but it's just the first step in preserving our state's socioeconomic stepladder.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
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The university is suddenly creating twice as many businesses - many of them more viable and high impact. What's their secret sauce?READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
How are Washington State's foster kids doing? Thanks to the 10-year-old Braam class-action settlement, we can all find out.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
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Virtually on the eve of a court hearing on athletes' rights, Mark Emmert comes up with a reform. But it sounds like athletics are simply getting more control over universities.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
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Higher education more accessible for low-income students at UW
UW has promised to increase acceptance and graduation rates among low-income students in response to President Obama's call for nationwide universities to pledge more support to low-income students.
Amanda Knox returns to UW to finish degree
Knox is continuing to pursue higher education at the UW until Italy's Supreme Court decision.
UW Tacoma Chancellor dies at 58
UWT Chancellor Debra Friedman died Sunday following treatment for lung cancer.
UW recognized as StormReady university
The University of Washington has become the first college in the state to be recognized by the National Weather Service for its preparedness for potential severe weather events.
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