Gates Gives $210 Million to U of Washington

October 26, 2016

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is today announcing a $210 million grant to the University of Washington’s Population Health Initiative, which conducts research on the health and well-being of people all around the world. The grant will pay for construction of a facility that will serve as a hub for university faculty members, students and partners to collaborate on global population health challenges. The university says the Gates grant is the largest single contribution in the university's history.

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