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8 UW professors elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences in 2019
July 17, 2019 |View

Managed retreat due to rising seas is a public health issue
March 19, 2019 |View

The effects of air pollution are often invisible, but not insignificant
March 19, 2019 |View

UW study: Exposure to chemical in Roundup increases risk for cancer
February 13, 2019 |View

New interactive mapping tool ranks Washington communities most impacted by environmental health risks
January 10, 2019 |View

Salmon may lose the ability to smell danger as carbon emissions rise
December 18, 2018 |View

UW professors Terrance Kavanagh, Jay Shendure elected as fellows of the AAAS
November 18, 2018 |View

In the news

Clean air panel takes ‘unprecedented’ pause for science review
June 24, 2022 | Bloomberg Law | Featured: Lianne Sheppard View

More record heat grips Georgia, threatening vulnerable populations
June 23, 2022 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

4 useless supplements you're likely already getting enough of through your diet, according to nutrition experts
June 18, 2022 | Insider | Featured: Michelle Averill View

3 reasons you should use an ergonomic mouse before it's too late
June 16, 2022 | ZDNet | Featured: Peter W. Johnson View

Guest commentary: UW bus tour helps faculty meet state
June 12, 2022 | Yakima Herald-Republic | Featured: Hilary Arnold Godwin View

Ozone standards review faces pivotal moment
June 7, 2022 | E&E News | Featured: Lianne Sheppard View

Researchers find common ground in forest and fire management
June 6, 2022 | East Oregonian | Featured: Postdoctoral researcher Savannah D'Evelyn View

WA hired a climate epidemiologist — and not a moment too soon
June 3, 2022 | Crosscut | Featured: Jeremy J Hess, Richard A. Fenske View

Pressure growing to remove PFAS from fast food wrappers
June 1, 2022 | Associated Press | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View

Webinar explores sailors’ mental health during COVID, how pollutants can affect the microbiome
June 1, 2022 | Environmental Factor | Featured: Marissa Baker View

HHS launches Office of Environmental Justice
May 31, 2022 | MedPage Today | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

Monkeypox confirmed in King County, but this isn't like Covid-19
May 27, 2022 | KUOW | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

Longer duration of exclusive breastfeeding has protective effect on childhood asthma
May 25, 2022 | Science Daily | Featured: Catherine Karr, Sheela Sathyanarayana View

New King County study shows imported aluminum cookpots may pose serious risk for lead poisoning
May 25, 2022 | South Seattle Emerald | Featured: UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences View

Discrimination is breaking people’s hearts
May 17, 2022 | Scientific American | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View