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October 17, 2018
Register now for this UW symposium on environmental justice research and the law co-sponsored by DEOHS

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October 10, 2018
Park facilities encourage more bouts of physical activity, study finds

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October 4, 2018
Community research partnerships take center stage at DEOHS fall kick-off event

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September 25, 2018
From disaster recovery to risk factors for obesity, the DEOHS environmental health seminar series kicks off this week

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  • October 13, 2018 |
    Seattle Times
    "It’s urgent emissions come down": UW researcher is lead author on stark climate report. Professor Kristie Ebi is interviewed.  In the News
  • October 11, 2018 |
    New York Times
    EPA to disband a key scientific review panel on air pollution. Professor and Assistant Chair Lianne Sheppard is quoted. In the News
  • October 10, 2018 |
    Army of UW students descends on Bellevue to identify problems. Associate Professor Jennifer Otten is quoted. In the News