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EVENT: Community Dialogue on the Science of COVID-19 for the Tri-Cities

By |2021-01-15T11:44:58-08:00December 18th, 2020|News & Info|

Scientists and Business Leaders Cooperate to Help the Tri-Cities Regional Economy December 18, 2020 Business leaders and the scientific community came together on December 8 to discuss ongoing challenges and share information related to navigating the COVID-19 pandemic in the Tri-Cities region. More than 135 online attendees from a variety of backgrounds participated in [...]

Decarbonizing WA – Symposium Proceedings published

By |2020-12-18T09:45:33-08:00December 18th, 2020|News & Info|

The 13th annual symposium of the Washington State Academy of Sciences addressed perhaps the most consequential issue facing the global community today: the need to decarbonize human activities. Unless levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere are held below levels that are fast approaching, the nations of the world will face crises greater than any [...]

WSAS in the News

By |2021-01-04T12:06:30-08:00October 14th, 2020|News & Info|

Recent mentions of WSAS work in the news January 3, 2021. The Everett Herald. "New whale-watching restrictions enacted for resident orcas." The work of the WSAS Underwater Acoustics and Disturbance Committee was mentioned. December 21, 2020. The Seattle Times. "New whale-watching restrictions enacted to protect southern resident orcas." The work of the WSAS Underwater Acoustics [...]

Governor Inslee opens 13th annual Symposium

By |2020-11-18T12:49:54-08:00September 17th, 2020|News & Info|

Governor Inslee kicked off the 13th Annual Symposium and first virtual meeting online with a ten minute video on the importance of deep decarbonization and the contributions of science and technology to a decarbonized future. More information about this year's Symposium including a full list of speakers and the agenda can be found here. [...]

On the recent wildfires in WA and the western U.S.

By |2020-09-11T15:25:03-07:00September 11th, 2020|News & Info|

One year ago, the WSAS symposium explored wildfire issues that are playing out today in Washington and across the western United States. For a refresher, please see the 2019 symposium proceedings, which include a lucid 22-page summary of topics that range from management of public and tribal lands, through firefighting and smoke inhalation, to economic [...]

2021 AJAS awardees announced

By |2021-01-15T09:32:52-08:00September 8th, 2020|News & Info|

September 8, 2020 WSAS will be sponsoring six Washington State high school students to attend the American Junior Academy of Sciences (AJAS) meeting to be held virtually, in February 2021, 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 [...]

Now Open: 2020 Symposium Registration

By |2020-09-24T11:42:39-07:00August 10th, 2020|News & Info|

Registration is closed.  Creating a Model for Global Decarbonization through Washington State Science, Engineering, and Technology The 2020 symposium will explore leading work that contributes to decarbonizing Washington’s most influential economic sectors and securing our citizen’s prosperity and employment prospects in a carbon constrained future. Thursday, September 17, 2020, 9AM - 4PM $25 for [...]

21 New Members Elected to WSAS

By |2020-07-15T08:49:17-07:00July 15th, 2020|News & Info|

July 15, 2020 Read this Press Release as a PDF: 2020 New Member Press Release The Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS) is pleased to announce 21 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 available science to [...]

New WSAS Officer and Board Members Elected

By |2020-07-20T08:21:51-07:00July 15th, 2020|News & Info|

July 15, 2020 View this Press Release as a PDF: 2020 New Board Press Release Subject: New WSAS Officer and Board Members Elected 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. WSAS Members elected [...]