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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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Feb 14, 2022

Space matters

SPARC sets the course for space research and policy partnerships in the Pacific Northwest.
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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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Associate Professor Mike Motley diagrams the test parameters being studied through the experiments.

Dec 28, 2021

A new wave of research

With an elevated risk of a tsunami event in the Pacific Northwest, civil and environmental engineering researchers work to understand the tumultuous nature of tsunami debris.
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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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