Solutions

June 27, 2017

Before Paul Allen funded UW’s computer science labs, he got kicked out of them

Before he funded UW's computer science labs, Paul Allen got kicked out of them.


June 26, 2017

traffic, machine learning, microsoft

Predict and prevent: Curbing traffic accidents with machine learning

The UW has partnered with Microsoft and the city of Bellevue to curb traffic accidents with machine learning.


June 16, 2017

elephant art wolfe, sam wasser

Armed with DNA and forensic science, Sam Wasser fights to save endangered species

Biology professor Sam Wasser fights to save endangered species.


June 15, 2017

Mobilizing against muscular dystrophy

A family eager to help their son has helped make the UW a leader in facing down an insidious disease.


June 12, 2017

pound of flesh, alexes harris, fines and fees

How prison can cost you ‘A Pound of Flesh’

Fees and fines are the punishment that keeps on giving in the criminal justice system.


June 6, 2017

Discoveries, breakthroughs and data

From researchers at the University of Washington.


May 25, 2017

microaggressions, john crowley

Could microaggressions affect your health?

Overt racism has long been linked to health disparities, but what about subtle slights?


March 24, 2017

Why do people give to charity?

Why do we give to charitable organizations and causes? Our motivations for philanthropic giving depend on how we feel we’re faring compared to others. When people perceive that they are better off in some way—wealthier, healthier, more popular, better educated compared to a benchmark—they are more likely to give purely for the benefit of others....


March 1, 2017

population health

Finding a solution: A history of helping mankind

Tackling the most vexing medical problems facing humankind.


population health

Cancer calamity: Rising rates among low-income and minority Americans

Disparities in health care access hit communities of color hard—particularly when it comes to cancer.