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Cleaner Cookstove Adoption Proves Challenging

New research by a team that includes Professor Julian Marshall finds that household air pollution levels were only slightly lower for families that were given cleaner cookstoves.

The Bridge Newsletter: Spring/Summer 2016 Edition

Read the latest edition of CEE's newsletter, featuring faculty, student and alumni news!

Joe Wartman Honored with 2016 Burwell Award

Associate Professor Joe Wartman received the GSA's most prestigious prize for engineering geology for his Oso Landslide Research.

2016 Graduation Celebration

More than 1,300 people gathered for the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering graduation ceremony to celebrate 270 graduates on June 12, 2016.

Concrete Canoe Team Wins 10th Place at Nationals

The UW Concrete Canoe Team claimed 10th place at the National Concrete Canoe Competition at UT Tyler, Texas, this past weekend on June 9-11, 2016.

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