In each of the past two years, University of Washington social work professor Karina Walters has spent a little over a week trudging through swampland and battling heat and insects along nearly 70 miles of the Trail of Tears.
Safe drinking water is often taken for granted. Turn on the kitchen tap in any home in Seattle and out comes water meant to quench our thirst, rinse our fruits and vegetables, and clean our dishes. We don’t think twice about these activities.
UW's Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences hosted a memorial on April 25 to observe Workers' Memorial Day, honoring 64 workers who died in 2013 from a work-related illness or injury.
The UW Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences has been at the forefront of the sustainability movement – protecting the environment, prioritizing community members' health, and using environmental-health knowledge to bring