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WSAS mourns death of member Ann Nelson

By |2019-08-06T14:12:49-07:00August 6th, 2019|News & Info|

It is with great sadness that we announce the tragic death of member Ann Nelson. Dr. Nelson was inducted to WSAS in 2012; the same year she was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Nelson was a Professor of Physics at the University of Washington and is remembered by her department here. She [...]

WSAS announces new Officers and Board Members

By |2019-07-15T09:32:52-07:00July 15th, 2019|News & Info|

July 15, 2019 WSAS is pleased to announce announce two new Officers and five new Board Members who were elected by the WSAS Membership in June 2019. The newly elected Officers and Board Members will begin their terms after the Members' Meeting on September 12, 2019.

WSAS announces 28 new Academy members

By |2019-09-20T10:10:42-07:00July 15th, 2019|News & Info|

July 15, 2019 The Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS) is delighted to announce 28 new members in recognition of their outstanding record of scientific and technical achievement and willingness to work on behalf of the Academy to bring the best available science to bear on issues within the state of Washington. New members will [...]

WA students impress AAAS meeting attendees in D.C.

By |2019-04-17T09:45:19-07:00March 26th, 2019|News & Info|

WSAS recently traveled to Washington, D.C., accompanying four, high-achieving, Washington high school students to the American Junior Academy of Science (AJAS) Conference to present their award-winning research to the attendees of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting. For the 2019 meeting, our corporate sponsors were Boeing and Vulcan - thank [...]

WSAS co-founder Jim Cook awarded honorary WSU degree

By |2019-03-11T12:47:11-07:00February 21st, 2019|News & Info|

Dr. Jim Cook, co-founder of WSAS, was recently honored by WSU with an honorary doctorate "in recognition of over 40 years of research on soil borne pathogens and his service to WSU and the agricultural community of the Pacific Northwest." Dr. Cook is profiled in the most recent edition of the WSU Magazine (Spring 2019). [...]