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Worth A Thousand Words: To Infinity and Beyond
Wei-Di Cheng ’93 worked on the James Webb Space Telescope as it was prepared for launch. Take a look at the images it sent back from more than a million miles ...
Badgering: Lena Vincent PhD’22
Astrobiologist Lena Vincent PhD’22 is seeking to uncover the most fundamental mystery science has yet to solve: How did life begin? Learn more about her work ...
The Short Story: Exploring Life Beyond Earth
Sanjay Limaye PhD’77 has studied Venus for more than 45 years. With several upcoming missions to this seemingly hostile planet, he may finally find out if its ...
Eat Like a Freshman: Carson Gulley’s Fudge Bottom Pie
You asked. We delivered. Here’s our review of the famous fudge bottom pie.
The Sky Is No Limit
Determined not to let others define her, Marcella Ng ’78 made history as the first Black woman pilot in the U.S. military.
What Superheroes Teach Us
UW English professor Ramzi Fawaz believes that reading about comic-book mutants can foster extraordinary abilities.
The All-Time Greatest UW Playlist
Our picks for the best songs by alumni musicians.