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Husky Highlights

Scientists link common tire chemical to mass Coho salmon deaths

November 18, 2022 KING 5 News

In 2019, research by the Center for Urban Waters, led by Ed Kolodziej and then-colleague Zhenyu Tian identified 6PPD-quinone, a derivative of a rubber tire preservative, as the substance that kills coho salmon before they have a chance to spawn.

As Teen Loneliness Rates Soar, Schools May Be Making It Worse, Scientists Say

November 9, 2022 Newsweek

Tacoma Public Schools' work on social and emotional learning, supported by UW Tacoma, has helped the district buck the national trend of increasing rates of depression, anxiety and suicidal ideation among America's teenagers.

Alum Michael Kilmer honored with UW Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award

November 4, 2022 University of Washington Magazine

Twenty years ago, it would have been easy—and understandable—for SIAS alum Michael Kilmer to turn his back on the armed forces. Instead, he has dedicated his life to helping fellow veterans.

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