Student Experience

Blog entry | November 15, 2023
John Lykins Applied MS, Environmental Health Sciences Hometown Midland, OH Future plans A career as an industrial hygienist in the maritime industries. “I want to find solutions that have a minimal impact on people’s workflow while providing maximum protection for workers.”

Blog entry | November 08, 2023
Enrolling now for winter quarter: Environmental Health 111, our introductory class  

Blog entry | November 07, 2023
Aesha Mokashi MS, Environmental Health Sciences Hometown Portland, OR Future plans Working as an environmental health scientist with King County and internationally.

Blog entry | October 27, 2023
DEOHS MS student Joey Teresi. Photo: Tania Busch Isaksen.

Blog entry | October 24, 2023
Christopher Alawode MPH, Occupational and Environmental Medicine Hometown Rancho Cucamonga, CA Future plans Working as an Occupational Medicine physician, perhaps in a rehabilitation center.

Blog entry | October 19, 2023
Goodgion at the NEHA meeting. Photo: Courtesy of Goodgion.

Blog entry | October 04, 2023
Mariam Assaad MPH, Environmental Health Sciences Hometown Brazil and Lebanon Future plans Utilize my degree to create a healthier environment and safer workplaces. “I am grateful for the hands-on experiences, the lessons I’ve learned, and the meaningful connections I’ve built.”

Blog entry | October 02, 2023
Miguel Rojas-Flores Applied MS, Environmental Health Sciences Hometown Merced, CA Future plans After graduation this fall, I plan to move back home to California’s Central Valley and pursue a teaching credential to serve the communities where I grew up.

Blog entry | September 27, 2023

Blog entry | September 25, 2023
When Bruk Molla first came to the UW as an undergraduate, he was searching for the perfect premed major. He considered several options, but struggled to find exactly what he was looking for: a field with direct impact on people’s lives. Then he discovered the Environmental Health major in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS).

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Richard Gleason Associate Teaching Professor, UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Proudest achievements: Earning the UW's Distinguished Contributions to Lifelong Learning Award in 2017.

Blog entry | July 05, 2023
Despite their invisibly small size, ultrafine particles have become a massive concern for air pollution experts. These tiny pollutants—typically spread through wildfire smoke, vehicle exhaust, industrial emissions and airplane fumes—can bypass some of the body’s built-in defenses, carrying toxins to every organ or burrowing deep in the lungs.

Blog entry | June 20, 2023
Four teams of researchers in the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) and their collaborators recently received awards from the UW Population Health Initiative to pursue projects focused on the health impacts of military aircraft noise pollution, using drones to monitor harmful algal blooms, engaging youth in disaster planning and incorporating public health

Blog entry | June 13, 2023
Talk to Catherine Karr’s students, past and present, and you’ll hear a common refrain: she is deeply engaged and invested in their lives.

Blog entry | June 12, 2023
Families, friends, faculty and staff gathered Friday to celebrate 74 students graduating from the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) across four degree programs.

Blog entry | June 01, 2023
Maria-Crina Curca. Photo: Elizar Mercado.

Blog entry | May 25, 2023
Claire Schollaert PhD, Environmental & Occupational Hygiene Hometown Walnut Creek, CA Future plans A career as an environmental health scientist in academia, government or the nonprofit sector

Blog entry | May 19, 2023
Asheton Gilbertson MS, Occupational Hygiene Hometown Denver, CO Future plans Working as an industrial hygienist at Sandia National Laboratories. “My work with firefighters helped solidify that I made the right choice in coming to UW, because I would not have gotten to do this anywhere else.”

Blog entry | May 08, 2023
Bridget Ury BS, Environmental Health BA, Political Science Hometown Newcastle, WA Future plans Work as an environmental health and safety specialist and, longer term, explore how climate change impacts human health.

Blog entry | April 04, 2023
Sarah Kim recently won the prestigious Carl Smith Graduate Student Award at the 2023 meeting of the Society of Toxicology.

Blog entry | March 23, 2023
The Society of Toxicology recently recognized several researchers in the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS), including three members of DEOHS Associate Professor Julia Yue Cui’s lab.

Blog entry | March 21, 2023

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