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Crosscut: “Best of 2012: Seattle’s global health powerhouses turn their attention to south King County”

global-to-local-doctor-child_fit_300x300Each day during the holidays, Crosscut revisits two top stories from the last year.  Today’s focus is social services.  UW CSE’s Gaetano Borriello and his team are featured:

“Gaetano Borriello’s students in the University of Washington’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering are just a few of those good people. In the spring of 2011, several of Borriello’s undergraduates, working with other students in the department’s Human Centered Design program, designed prototypes for new mobile devices to help the G2L project meet one of its objectives: helping south King County residents find cheap, affordable interpreters.”

Read more here.