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Alexandria Vingino standing in front of a lake and mountain, with a cloth face mask in hand.

Why are there drug-resistant bacteria in seal poop?

MPH student Alexandria Vingino and collaborators find antibiotic-resistant E. coli in the waste of some marine mammals around Puget Sound

August 7, 2020 | Deirdre Lockwood

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Master of disaster

DEOHS Lecturer Nicole Errett is this year’s Outstanding Faculty Mentor

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Nourishing many passions

Michael Rosenfeld retires after nearly 30 years of teaching and research at UW

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Landing her dream job

2020 Outstanding Master’s student Kaitlyn Kelly credits her mentors with helping launch her career in environmental health

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Food systems students foster resilience

First graduating class of UW’s food systems major helps promote food equity and justice

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Loving the questions

Outstanding PhD student Rebekah Petroff is exploring the subtle effects of a harmful shellfish toxin

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Retooling for online learning

From virtual field trips to social distancing in the lab, DEOHS students and faculty find new ways to teach, learn and do research in the face of COVID-19