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Environmental health is the study of the chemical, biological, and physical factors in our environment that positively or negatively impact human health. It encompasses the assessment and control of those environmental factors in our air, water, soil, homes and workplaces, and is targeted toward preventing disease and creating healthy environments.
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An open letter to our undergraduate class of 2020
Though we are unable to celebrate with you in person, all of us within the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences offer our heartfelt congratulations and wish you the very best as you transition into the next chapter of your lives.
Class of 2020: How will you care for your world?
We polled a cross-section of our graduating students about their hopes and dreams, and even though the coronavirus pandemic has changed commencement plans, their futures look bright!
First person: Journey to the stars
My journey started in 1969, as I – and the whole world – stood still and watched Neil Armstrong walk on the moon. Fast forward 50 years, and Christina Koch and Scott Kelly spend nearly a year in space on board the International Space Station. These out-of-this-world events bring my own, very earthly path into perspective.