School of Public Health
October 12, 2016
Cars vs. health: UW’s Moudon, Dannenberg contribute to Lancet series on urban planning, public health
Automobiles — and the planning and infrastructure to support them — are making our cities sick, says an international group of researchers now publishing a three-part series in the British medical journal The Lancet.
October 4, 2016
The Livable City Year program will formally celebrate the start of its first year at 10 a.m. Oct. 6 at wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House on the UW’s campus in a kickoff event open to all. Professors leading Livable City Year courses this fall will talk about their projects, followed by time for Q&A.
August 30, 2016
The University of Washington has begun a yearlong partnership with the City of Auburn, under the new Livable City Year program. UW students and professors will work with the City of Auburn to advance the city’s goals for livability and sustainability throughout the upcoming academic year.
July 25, 2016
The lot of Seattle’s lowest-paid workers improved following the city’s minimum wage increase to $11 in 2015, but that was more due to the robust regional economy than the wage hike itself, according to a research team headed by the UW Evans School.
April 18, 2016
Most Seattle employers in a UW-led study said in 2015 they expected to raise prices on goods and services to compensate for the city’s new $15 per hour minimum wage law — but a year after implementation such increases are not in evidence.
March 30, 2015
What will be the effects of the city of Seattle’s minimum wage ordinance? Faculty from the UW’s schools of public affairs, public health and social work are teaming up for The Seattle Minimum Wage Study, a five-year research project to learn that and more.
April 23, 2014
As we step into spring it’s a busy week for the arts on campus and we encourage you to take advantage of the many performances, exhibitions and lectures now happening.
April 22, 2014
Health Digest is UW Today’s round-up of news stories from UW Health Sciences.
April 15, 2014
Health Digest is UW Today’s round-up of news stories from UW Health Sciences, compiled by News and Information.
March 14, 2014
A new UW study conducted in Seattle shows that people bypass supermarkets and ethnic stores near their homes to shop at their preferred grocery.
December 3, 2013
The overall purpose of the project, called UW-SHARE, is to obtain a benchmark, pre-ACA picture of health-care use, health, health-related attitudes, and access to health insurance.
February 4, 2013
News Digest: Testing school-student computerized lessons, ‘Gun Violence: A Public-Health Crisis’ forum tonight
Grade school, junior high students sought for study of computerized lessons || Public Health co-hosts “Gun Violence: A Public-Health Crisis” tonight