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Investigate the flexibility and power of project-oriented computational analysis, and enhance communication of information by creating visual representations of scientific data.
- Nathan Kutz
The University of Washington is a public research university in Seattle, Washington. Founded on November 4, 1861 as Territorial University, Washington is one of the oldest universities on the West Coast and was established in Seattle about a decade after the city's founding.
The university has a 703-acre main campus located in the city's University District, as well as campuses in Tacoma and Bothell. Overall, UW comprises more than 500 buildings and more than 20 million gross square feet of space, including one of the world's largest library systems with more than 26 academic libraries, art centres, museums, laboratories, lecture halls and stadiums.
Washington is the flagship institution of Washington State's six public universities. It is renowned for its medical, technical and scientific research.
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Coursera works with top universities and organizations to make some of their courses available online, and offers courses in many subjects, including: physics, engineering, humanities, medicine, biology, social sciences, mathematics, business, computer science, digital marketing, data science, and other subjects.