This Wednesday, the UW Student Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI) organization will be printing their annual holiday paper. The paper will roll off the presses between 11:30 a.m.Read more
New research from the University of Washington and the University of Massachusetts – Amherst looks at how the most common cause of sneezing and sniffling in North America is likely to shift under climate change.Read more
Environmental disasters in the U.S. often hit minority groups the hardest.
When Hurricane Katrina slammed New Orleans in 2005, the city’s black residents were disproportionately affected. Their neighborhoods were located in the low-lying, less-protected areas of the city, and many people lacked the resources to evacuate safely.
School of Environmental and Forest Sciences alumna Vicki Christiansen (’83, B.S.) is the 19th Chief of the USDA Forest Service after spending seven months as the interim chief.
She was appointed on Oct.
Time spent in nature can reduce anxiety and help you sleep better at night, experts have found. It also offers promising benefits for a range of health issues, including cardiovascular disease, depression and obesity.Read more
Greg Bratman, assistant professor at SEFS, has been selected as a JPB Environmental Health (EH) Fellow by Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Professor Bratman is one of 15 new fellows that were selected through a competitive process.Read more
Guest Post by Daniel S. Feinberg, SEFS Staff Assistant and Ph.D. Candidate
On Thursday, April 26, SEFS had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Jonathan Foley, executive director of the California Academy of Sciences, for the annual Sustaining Our World Lecture, along with a variety of other activities throughout the day.