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Financial aid tips on Twitter and Facebook

Financial aid tips and hints can be found on UW GEAR UP Facebook and Twitter pages. Seniors: Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook to be sure to get scholarship information, FAFSA and WASFA news and college application deadlines. Juniors: Tips for preparing for college during your final two years of high school are

Google quietly donates $10M to UW

Google quietly donates $10M to University of Washington in another major computer science gift. We already know that Microsoft, Amazon, and Zillow made multimillion-dollar donations to help build a new University of Washington computer science and engineering building. But another tech giant has also contributed to the expansion — albeit in a quieter way. Google

Grant to UW helps more low-income students

UW College of Engineering’s STARS program wins $2.2M to improve access for low-income students. A UW program aimed at increasing the number of economically and educationally disadvantaged students from Washington who graduate with engineering degrees has received a three-year, $2.2 million grant that is expected to significantly increase the number of students the program can

UW introduces new master’s degree in applied child & adolescent psychology

The University of Washington has announced a unique new graduate degree program, the Master of Arts in Applied Child & Adolescent Psychology: Prevention & Treatment, to meet the growing need for mental health professionals trained to serve children, teens and families. The degree, launching in fall 2017, will equip professionals working in schools, health care,

UW wants to increase number of medical students in Spokane

Washington State University will welcome its first class of 60 medical students to the Spokane campus in August. The University of Washington wants to top that. Through a partnership with Gonzaga University, UW welcomed a class of 60 first-year and 40 second-year medical students in Spokane last fall. Now UW is asking the Legislature for

The science behind the spinning ice circle

This is likely how that ‘utterly gorgeous’ spinning ice circle formed… The ice circle might have been formed by a “corkscrew motion” caused by melting ice and a slow current. An ice circle that formed over the weekend in the Middle Fork Snoqualmie river was a curiosity not only to those who photographed it, but

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