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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

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

Seniors! Do the FAFSA/WASFA!

High school seniors, if you have not yet completed the FAFSA or WASFA, this is the time to do it.  The applications opened on October 1, but it is not too late to fill it out now.  The sooner you fill out the application, the more financial aid may be available to you. Do the

Zillow Group pledges $5 million for new UW CSE building

Zillow Group pledges $5 million for new UW Computer Science & Engineering building Zillow Group, which houses a portfolio of the largest real estate and home-related brands on mobile and web, has committed $5 million toward the development of a second Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) building on the University of Washington’s Seattle campus. The

Can playing video games beat depression?

Game your brain to treat depression, studies suggest… Participants using a game-based app report benefits. Researchers have found promising results for treating depression with a video game interface that targets underlying cognitive issues associated with depression rather than just managing the symptoms. “We found that moderately depressed people do better with apps like this because they

UW engineering students competing to build 700 mph hyperloop

Seattle to Portland in 15 minutes? UW students competing to build 700 mph hyperloop. A team of University of Washington engineering students is competing in an international challenge to design a hyperloop pod — part of an effort to develop the dream of a ground-based transportation system that would go more than 700 miles an

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