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UW Magazine: Why we walk

We were bipedal before we were human. But science still has much to explore about how we evolved—body and brain—to be walkers.
 
The benefits of walking include healthy aging and extend beyond the body to the brain—playing a role in staving off cognitive decline. 

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Nature and Health hosts two UW Tacoma summer interns

Nature and Health, an EarthLab member organization, is hosting two interns for the 2022 summer through the EarthLab Summer Internships program. Housed within EarthLab, the internship program is a robust, cohort-based experience for University of Washington undergraduate students to develop interdisciplinary and community-engagement skills. 

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Making Healthy Places, Second Edition: Designing and Building for Well-Being, Equity, and Sustainability

In Making Healthy Places, Second Edition: Designing and Building for Well-Being, Equity, and Sustainability, planning and public health experts Nisha D. Botchwey, Andrew L. Dannenberg, and Howard Frumkin bring together scholars and practitioners from across the globe in fields ranging from public health, planning, and urban design, to sustainability, social work, and public policy. 

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