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Stephanie Bostwick (far right) teaches engineering at Northwest Indian College on Lummi Nation land near Bellingham, WA.

Apr 18, 2022

Microgrids for energy sovereignty

Alumna Stephanie Bostwick aims to bring clean energy to her classroom at Northwest Indian College and to the Lummi Nation.
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Okereke standing in front of a lake and holding a turtle

Mar 07, 2022

Meet the ‘Hip Hop M.D.’

CEE alumnus Maynard Okereke, '06, has made a name for himself, quite literally. Known as the Hip Hop M.D., Okereke is a science communicator working to make STEM education accessible to underrepresented youth.
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A person in wheelchair and another standing person at a city sidewalk

Mar 07, 2022

Sidewalk equity

Engineering and computer science researchers seek to make digital wayfinding more equitable and accessible to more people.
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Illustration of a giant smart phone with fake news on its screen destroying a city

Jan 14, 2022

The machine runs amok

Twisted facts, fake news and social media spoofs can turn society upside down. One UW team is working to help us through the infodemic.
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Kate Starbird

Dec 06, 2021

Fostering an informed society

When the Center for an Informed Public launched in December 2019, no one knew what lay ahead. Director Kate Starbird reflects on the center’s first two years and where it’s headed next.  
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airplane flying over a city

Aug 02, 2021

Clearing the air

The impacts of air pollution on communities living near airports are no longer up in the air, thanks to breakthrough research by CEE professor Tim Larson.
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