Always a colorful view from the Seattle piers. (Photo by Janae Davis)
As of this January, there are over 10,000 purple plates on the road. Thank you, proud Huskies, for generating $286,608 annually for student scholarships. Learn more about Husky plates at
Golden hues and morning views.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) uses data from the UW’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) to decide how to direct the nation’s health research dollars so they have the greatest good.

Now, a groundbreaking grant will expand IHME’s work over the next decade — benefitting all of us.

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By using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to study the brains of infants who have older siblings with autism, scientists were able to correctly identify 80 percent of the babies who would be subsequently diagnosed with autism at 2 years of age.

Predicting autism: Researchers use MRI to identify infants at high risk of the disorder
Check out this Global Dawg practicing yoga at the Taj Mahal.

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In honor of February’s Children’s Dental Health Month, Bartell Drugs and the University of Washington’s Center for Pediatric Dentistry are partnering to provide dental care checkups to 115 children in need. Learn more: [ Link ]

The UW Center for Pediatric Dentistry also treats kids with special needs like autism. See full story: [ Link ]

“For a parent, just knowing your kid isn’t at risk of contracting an infection is huge.”
Ph.D. candidate Arianna Means and the University of Washington School of Public Health are working to stop intestinal worms from harming billions of lives. Find out how you can help them reach their goal of an infection-free world: [ Link ]

Happy Valentine's Day, Huskies!
The sun is shining and the mountain is definitely out today.
Share your vista of Mt. Rainier with us!
UW Parent & Family Weekend, presented by Alaska Airlines, is coming up on April 7–9! All parents and families of current UW students are invited.
Register now at and start planning your weekend adventure in Seattle.

Job of the week: Calling all analysts! UW Medicine is looking for a Senior Financial Reporting Analyst to coordinate and resolve reporting issues across health systems entities. Learn more and apply: [ Link ]

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Purple & gold light up the W. Happy Friday, Huskies!
Dr. Peter Cherutich, ’06, ’15, is committed to stopping the spread of HIV in Kenya. We’re committed to helping public health leaders like him improve the lives of people everywhere.

Help the University of Washington School of Public Health speed up getting new health discoveries to communities — because every person deserves a chance to achieve their full potential. Learn more: [ Link...
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For our family, the University of Washington is like a second home. It’s where Bill’s family went to school, and where Bill learned to code. And we feel lucky to live near a place full of brilliant people who care deeply about making a difference in the world.

The Department of Global Health just marked its 10-year anniversary, and we were excited to join the UW community to celebrate. In...
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Children with autism spectrum disorder often have sensory sensitivities that make it challenging to sit in a dental chair, get their teeth cleaned or a cavity filled. The University of Washington School of Dentistry’s autism clinic customizes dental experiences based on each child’s individual needs to ensure that they receive good oral care without being overwhelmed. Learn more at: [
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Happy 10th anniversary to the UW Department of Global Health, GHRC. Here are a few of the department’s milestones from a decade of doing good.
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Dept. of Global Health 10th Anniversary

Milestones from the past 10 years in the University of Washington's Department of Global Health.

For Dr. Keturah Lowe, the training she’s receiving at The University of Washington School of Dentistry’s DECOD clinic is helping her provide care to patients with medical or developmental disorders, adapting their dental treatments to their individual needs. [ Link ]