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Notice of Public Meeting – January 25, 2022

By |2023-04-21T08:03:11-07:00January 11th, 2022|News & Info|

Notice of Public Meeting   The Washington State Academy of Sciences will host a presentation about the project on Net Ecological Gain on January 25, 2022, from 10am-11am Pacific Time.   All participants must register in advance for this meeting at: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0tfu6grTMqE9OMHtn4UcJH8FZjaKVnJA0W   The presentation will include context from the Washington Department of Fish and [...]

WSAS Member David Baker receives the Breakthrough of the Year Award

By |2023-04-21T08:03:12-07:00December 22nd, 2021|News & Info|

WSAS Member, Dr. David Baker, and his team at the UW Institute for Protein Design received the Breakthrough of the Year Award from Science Magazine. They were recognized, alongside British AI Company DeepMind Technologies, for their work on selected artificial intelligence algorithms that predict the three-dimensional shapes of proteins and revealed thousands of protein structures. [...]

COVID-19: Science and Society – Symposium Proceedings Published

By |2023-04-21T08:03:12-07:00December 21st, 2021|News & Info|

The 14th annual symposium of the Washington State Academy of Sciences occurred roughly 18 months into the COVID-19 pandemic. The symposium highlighted the importance of science in addressing societal challenges, and the many links between science and larger social issues, including social justice, political discourse, and economic activity. As the COVID pandemic continues to upend [...]

14th Annual WSAS Symposium covered in series of articles on GeekWire

By |2023-04-21T08:03:14-07:00October 15th, 2021|News & Info|

October 15, 2021   The 14th Annual WSAS Symposium, COVID-19: Science and Society, was covered in a series of articles in GeekWire. Reporter Charlotte Schubert attended the Annual Symposium on September 23rd, 2021, and published a series of three articles about the event in the weeks following. "How disparities for women and minorities widened during [...]

2022 AJAS Awardees Announced

By |2023-04-21T08:03:14-07:00September 16th, 2021|News & Info|

September 16, 2021 WSAS will be sponsoring 15 Washington State high school students to attend the American Junior Academy of Sciences (AJAS) meeting to be held virtually, in February 2022, in conjunction with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting. The full list of sponsored students can be found below. Each [...]

Current President, Roger Myers, and incoming President-Elect John Roll featured in the OpEd section of The Seattle Times

By |2023-04-21T08:03:15-07:00September 3rd, 2021|News & Info|

The Seattle Times has published an OpEd by WSAS President Dr. Roger Myers and incoming President-Elect Dr. John Roll on the topic of the efforts of the scientific community in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Myers has served as the Board President since September of 2020. He is a former executive with 30 years [...]

New WSAS Officers and Board Members Elected

By |2023-04-21T08:03:16-07:00July 15th, 2021|News & Info|

July 15, 2021 Click Here to View this Press Release as a PDF: 2021 New Board Press Release The Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS) is pleased to announce one new Officer, one re-elected Officer, and four new Board Members who were elected by the WSAS Membership in June 2021. WSAS Members elected a President-Elect [...]

36 New Members Elected to WSAS

By |2023-04-21T08:03:38-07:00July 15th, 2021|News & Info|

July 15, 2021 Click Here to View this Press Release as a PDF: 2021 New Member Press Release The Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS) is pleased to announce 36 new members, recognizing their outstanding record of scientific and technical achievement, and their willingness to work on behalf of the Academy to bring the best [...]