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The @WindermereCup is this Saturday! To celebrate, let's #TBT to when the Men's Varsity Crew flew to Luxor and Cairo for the Festival of Oars in 1979! They won both their races, winning over the British, Irish, Egyptian, Canadian and Belgian teams. 🚣 @UW_Rowinggm
UW President Ana Mari Cauce wrote about the importance of today, and how it represents an opportunity for the University and our community to renew our commitment to combating this ongoing epidemic and to ending the silence that surrounds it. washington.edu/president/2022…
Today marks the National Day of Awareness for Murdered and Missing Indigenous People (MMIP), a day to acknowledge the violence that disproportionately affects Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people. 1/2 #MMIP 📷: Shutterstocko
Sometime around 2015 the paradigm really began to shift. As UW Associate Professor Jessica Werk puts it, these women are visibly “badasses." “They really don’t take people’s sh*t,” says Werk. 2/2
A new generation of scientists in astronomy are challenging the biased, hierarchical status quo, writes Ann Finkbeiner for Scientific American, and a big part of that change is coming from @uwastronomy. 🪐 🔭 1/scientificamerican.com/article/women-…WP
In 2019, people generated more than 50 million metric tons of e-waste, according to the U.N.'s Global E-waste Monitor. Three researchers in the @uwengineering are exploring ways to make electronics more Earth-friendly. #PopulationHealth #UWdiscovers washington.edu/news/2022/04/2…
.@UW political scientist Sophia Jordán Wallace says overturning the constitutional right to an abortion would show how the country is "backsliding" on democracy. #RoeVWade #SCOTUS More of her comments here: washington.edu/news/2022/05/0…
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This is the first full-length Pixar film to have an Asian protagonist, and director Domee Shi is the first woman to direct a Pixar film. Sarah Choi, a doctoral student in @uw_cms shares her thoughts on the film. Read more 👇#AANHPIHeritageMonthh 2/2dailyuw.com/arts_and_cultu…E
Spoiler warning for those who have not seen Pixar's latest film, "Turning Red". "Turning Red" is a coming-of-age film that focuses on 13-year-old Meilin "Mei," a Chinese Canadian girl who struggles to find balance in the separate spheres of her family and friend group. 🎥 1/2U
Two @UW nursing and midwife experts in maternal health comment on the issue of restricting abortion or making it illegal — seen as increasingly likely due to the Supreme Court draft opinion leaked Monday. #RoeVWade #SCOTUS More: washington.edu/news/2022/05/0…
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Job of the week: @harborviewmc has multiple custodian opportunities. This role will clean & disinfect equipment according to procedure, perform bloodborne pathogen & chemical spill containment & perform in between case cleaning in procedure rooms. uwhires.admin.washington.edu/ENG/candidates…
These gold seats memorialize members of the husky softball family that are no longer with us and will continue to recognize them in their honor. They will forever be members of the Husky Family.
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Spending the day in Downtown Seattle? Hop on the @SeattleMonorail! The 0.9-mile monorail connects Seattle Center and Westlake Center. Built in 1962 for the Seattle World's Fair, it's a great tourist spot and a fun method of transportation! 🚆#SeattleSundayy. 📸 : Mark Fische8M
Natalie Stagnone, a UW senior and recipient of the Mary Gates Scholarship, co-founded Thurston County Inclusion, an organization that provides programs for youth with and without intellectual disabilities for year round engagement. #HuskyExperience king5.com/article/news/c…
Congrats to @UWSoftball ! They recently defeated Oregon 6-0 and Seattle U 6-2. The team faces Stanford for a three game set starting tonight at the Husky Softball Stadium. Be sure to cheer them on! 💜#PurpleFridayy 📸 @UWAthleticscOj
Hey everyone, the schedule has been released for Husky Expo! Be sure to come and enjoy all that we have to offer! Reminder: admission is free!
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Join us April 30th for Husky Expo at the Husky Union Building @HUBatUW! Featuring special guests, tournaments, panels, and club activities you won't want to miss. More details coming soon!
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It's no exaggeration to say that tomorrow will literally be the best day ever in the U District: Seattle Independent Bookstore Day! The Spring Preview Game! And the first-ever Seattle Boba Fest! We open at 9am; hop on the light rail and join the fun: bit.ly/3vQ2HJk
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Take the opportunity to help our community’s need by giving blood on the UW's Seattle campus, May 16 and 17. The need for blood never stops. Help ensure that patients have the fighting chance they deserve! schedule.bloodworksnw.org/DonorPortal/Gr… #PhilanthropyFriday @BloodworksNW
With midterms this week, we all know Suzzallo Library by heart. But in the original 1924 rendering of the building, did you know there was a tall tower that didn't make the final cut? Wow, imagine that! 😲#TBTT@uwlibrariessR
Get the 🍿 ready: A film based on Daniel James Brown's bestselling novel, "Boys in the Boat", is being directed by George Clooney & Grant Haslov! You don't have to wait for the movie to take in some exciting rowing action, though. Windermere cup is May 6-7 on the Montlake Cut!Z
.@UWHist Prof. @margaretomara contextualizes Elon Musk’s Twitter purchase and the future of online speech. washington.edu/news/2022/04/2…
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Dealing with chronic stress? Right as Rain by @UWMedicine has some tips to help cope. For starters, exercising, practicing mindfulness, getting outside and paying attention to your emotions all healthy tactics! #StressAwarenessMonth rightasrain.uwmedicine.org/mind/stress/ch…
Congrats to UW's Noah Woolsey, the 2022 Pac-12 Men's Golf Championships medalist! Noah finished 8-under and led UW to the team title! #GoHuskies!
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Noah Woolsey and UW went down to the wire at the 2022 Pac-12 Championships, but came out on top, winning the individual and team titles Wednesday at Aldarra Golf Club. Recap: gohski.es/37IsjQE #GoHuskies!
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.@UWComm major Jean Wong recently shared a first person account of the ups and downs of her @uw_studyabroad experience in Rome. ✈️ 🇮🇹 "Some parts of it were crazy, some parts were difficult, but I want to remember it all," she writes#HuskyExperiencecartsci.washington.edu/news/2022-03/r…AO
The Seattle scientists behind the new vaccine sought to create a 'second-generation' vaccine for COVID-19 that is safe, effective at low doses, simple to manufacture at scale, and stable without deep-freezing. #UWserves #PopulationHealth 2/2 ms.spr.ly/6015b6XUV
A COVID-19 vaccine developed at @UWMedicine has proven safe and effective in late-stage clinical testing. SK bioscience, the company leading the clinical development, will seek authorization for its use in South Korea. Read more 👉ms.spr.ly/6014b6XUpR 1/2d
Elizabeth Umphress, professor in the @UWFosterSchool, is quoted about Musk's negotiation tactics. twitter.com/latimes/status…
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The OTAI is a podcast for parents of children three and younger who are interested in information about autism, autism diagnosis and autism intervention and resources for young children. Listen to the podcast here: ms.spr.ly/6016wC2CY @UWAutismCenter #AutismAwarenessMonth
Congratulations to the 2022 Husky Green Award recipients! These are individuals and teams across @UW who have shown dedication to sustainabliity: green.uw.edu/news/2022-husk…
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Former @UW Dean Robert Stacey to deliver address for classes of 2020 and 2021. The celebration will be at Husky Stadium on June 12. @UWArtSci washington.edu/news/2022/04/2…
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Get to know the 2022 #Husky100: connecting what happens inside and outside of the classroom to make a difference on campus, in their communities and for the future. uw.edu/husky100 #HuskyExperience
UW Drama Prof. Valerie Curtis-Newton, head of directing & playwriting, will explore the importance of courage in making art & discuss how her work as a director, activist & teacher has shaped theater in Seattle at this year's University Faculty Lecture. washington.edu/facultystaff/l…
@SplendidTable is coming to Seattle! Join us Apr. 29 for a live taping with host @Francis_Lam, ft. KUOW's @kuowruby, J. Kenji López-Alt, Angela Dunleavy and more! Special thanks to our partners @farestart and Spice Bridge with @FoodInNetwork. Get tickets: bit.ly/37nzI7B
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.@SusanPrichard10's meeting with @POTUS last week came after Prichard and colleagues published a series of papers on wildfire management, summarized here: washington.edu/news/2021/08/0… @UW_SEFS twitter.com/POTUS/status/1…
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Celebrate #NationalBobaDay in the U-District w/ their first Boba Fest! The festival will be held on Saturday, April 30 from 12PM to 6PM. W/ over 15 boba spots, The Ave is the place to be to get your boba fix! Yum! Tap link 👇 for details!�#SeattleSundayaudistrictseattle.com/bobafest3W
Team Melodic developed an integrated system that provides professional speech therapy for children who are hard of hearing or deaf. Read more about their work here: ms.spr.ly/6018wCBpp 🏆 2/22
Team Melodic, composed of grad students Xiaoyang Qiu, Jinyao Ouyang, and Shuoxuan Wang from the UW's MS in Technology Innovation program at the @GIX_edu, was awarded first place in the Americas region for Microsoft's Imagine Cup! 🎉#HuskyExperiencee#UWinnovatess 1/2C
Climate anxiety and grief are fueled by the impacts of climate change and feelings of helplessness. If you’re feeling anxious about the future of the climate or grieving for the climate of the past, know that you aren’t alone, and your feelings are completely valid. 1/2
Katherine Hoerster, a clinical psychologist in the @UWPsychiatry in @UWMedicine, who specializes in treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder, shares some helpful ways to manage climate anxiety. Read more below. 👇#StressAwarenessMonthhrightasrain.uwmedicine.org/mind/mental-he…U
Calling all golf fans! @UW_MGolf will be hosting the 2022 PAC-12 Men's Golf Championships. Held at Aldarra Golf Club in Sammamish, WA, admissions are free for everyone. Be sure to cheer them on April 25-27! ⛳ 💜#PurpleFridayy 📸@UWAthleticsclE
PhD student & pilot Kimberly Perkins not only uses her research to prioritize psychological safety in the airline industry, but she also gives through her nonprofit, Aviation for Humanity, to donate school supplies to kids globally. #PhilanthropyFriday grad.uw.edu/kimberly-perki…
Happy #EarthDay! #DYK that the @UWBiology Greenhouse is home to one of the most comprehensive teaching collections in the United States? The state-of-the-art facility features a series of themed rooms that showcase teaching plants from differing biomes and active research.
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Read more about the UW's efforts around sustainability! 3/3 ms.spr.ly/6012wAM2A
In 1958, UW professor Thomas Edmonds addressed the growing pollution in Lake Washington resulting in the program Metro, which focused on controlling pollution caused by transportation, waste and sewage. #TBT 2/3
Tomorrow is #EarthDay, so we're highlighting some of the UW's achievements in sustainability and environmental stewardship! In 1919, what's now referred to as @UW_SAFS was founded. UW was the first U.S. university with a program of its kind. 🌍#TBTT 1/3v
Friday is EarthDay! Join us in the HUB for the UW Earth Day Fair 11am-1:30pm. Discover sustainability tips, learn about UW’s efforts and ways you can get involved. green.uw.edu/earthday
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