• July 15, 2020

    Members were elected to the Academy in recognition of their outstanding record of scientific and technical achievement and their willingness to work on behalf of the Academy to bring the best available science to bear on issues within the state of Washington.

  • July 15, 2020

    The Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS) is pleased to announce one new Officer and five new Board Members who were elected by the WSAS Membership in June 2020.

  • July 14, 2020

    WSAS is developing activities that will mobilize interdisciplinary experts to engage with government and other public, nonprofit, philanthropic, and private sector stakeholders—now, as they face difficult decisions in the ongoing management of the pandemic, and in the future, as they contemplate lessons learned to improve preparedness and enhance resilience.

  • May 7, 2020

    WSAS has convened a Steering Committee to help guide the Academy's response to the pandemic and provide input to the state where requested.

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    February 6, 2020

    The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife engaged WSAS to impanel a group of experts to review updates to their document "A review of hatchery reform science in Washington State."

  • Ann Nelson
    August 6, 2019

    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.

  • 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.

  • July 15, 2019

    New members will be inducted into WSAS following the 12th Annual Symposium and Members' Meeting at the Museum of Flight in Seattle on September 12, 2019.

  • March 26, 2019

    Washington State high school students selected to attend the American Junior Academy of Science (AJAS) Conference presented their award-winning research to the attendees of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting.

  • Jim Cook headshot
    February 21, 2019

    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 […]

  • January 16, 2019

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is the world's largest general scientific society.

  • November 13, 2018

    The four winners were selected from a group of eleven exceptional students across the state who were invited to apply for the award based on their performance in the 2017-18 state science fairs.