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Autumn 2023 Edition

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Collage of people working in different engineering research activities

Undergraduate research showcase

At a top-tier research institution like the UW, research doesn’t take a summer break. During the summer months, many College of Engineering labs host undergraduate students.

Two students work on their Rube-Goldberg inspired machine

From camp to college

To help prepare high school students for college, College of Engineering faculty, staff and students brought STEM education to a summer camp in a rural area.

Karen Thomas-Brown

Spotlight on inclusive excellence

Karen Thomas-Brown, the College of Engineering’s associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion, shares what the College’s Office of Inclusive Excellence has been up to in its first two years.

Women engineers rise

Three alums reflect on the impact that the College of Engineering’s WE Rise program has had on their work as engineers.

International impact

In a Nicaraguan community, Engineers Without Borders students worked on multi-phase water and sanitation enhancements.

Jay Cunningham named Student Regent

The human centered design and engineering Ph.D. student has been appointed by the Washington Governor to serve as Student Regent on the UW Board of Regents.

A foundation for the future

The new academic home for all undergraduate engineering students, the Interdisciplinary Engineering Building is taking shape quite literally.

UW joins New York Climate Exchange

The UW is a core member of the newly announced New York Climate Exchange, a first-of-its kind international center for developing solutions to our global climate crisis.


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