New WSAS Officers and Board Members Elected

2023-04-21T08:03:06-07:00

July 15, 2022Click Here to View this Press Release as a PDF: 2022 New Board Press ReleaseThe Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS) is pleased to announce the results of its annual election. WSAS Members re-elected a Treasurer who will serve a second two-year term, and elected three new Directors who will serve three-year terms. The [...]

New WSAS Officers and Board Members Elected2023-04-21T08:03:06-07:00

25 New Members Elected to WSAS

2023-04-21T08:03:07-07:00

July 15, 2022 Click Here to View this Press Release as a PDF: 2022 New Member Press Release The Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS) is pleased to announce 25 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 [...]

25 New Members Elected to WSAS2023-04-21T08:03:07-07:00

WSAS Executive Director featured in weekly science podcast

2023-04-21T08:03:08-07:00

Donna Gerardi Riordan, executive director of the Washington State Academy of Sciences, was featured on today’s episode of “When Science Speaks.” This weekly podcast, hosted by Mark Bayer, takes deep dives into communications, science policy, and career issues affecting everyone from graduate students to executives to senior scientists. This episode spotlights the role of science [...]

WSAS Executive Director featured in weekly science podcast2023-04-21T08:03:08-07:00

2020 AJAS Fellow Christine Ye wins top prize at 2022 Regeneron Science Talent Search

2023-04-21T08:03:09-07:00

Christine Ye, one of the 2020 Washington state delegates for the American Junior Academy of Sciences (AJAS), received the top prize at the 2022 Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation's oldest and most prestigious research based science competition for high school seniors. Ye won first place and a $250,000 prize for her analysis of [...]

2020 AJAS Fellow Christine Ye wins top prize at 2022 Regeneron Science Talent Search2023-04-21T08:03:09-07:00

Notice of Public Meeting – March 14, 2022

2023-04-21T08:03:09-07:00

The Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS) study committee on Pinniped Predation on Salmonids will host a virtual stakeholder workshop on March 14, 2022, 1pm-4pm PT. All participants must register for this meeting at this registration page. The meeting link you will receive in your email is specific to you and cannot be shared with others. [...]

Notice of Public Meeting – March 14, 20222023-04-21T08:03:09-07:00

Notice of Public Meeting – January 25, 2022

2023-04-21T08:03:11-07:00

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 [...]

Notice of Public Meeting – January 25, 20222023-04-21T08:03:11-07:00

WSAS Member David Baker receives the Breakthrough of the Year Award

2023-04-21T08:03:12-07:00

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. [...]

WSAS Member David Baker receives the Breakthrough of the Year Award2023-04-21T08:03:12-07:00

COVID-19: Science and Society – Symposium Proceedings Published

2023-04-21T08:03:12-07:00

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 [...]

COVID-19: Science and Society – Symposium Proceedings Published2023-04-21T08:03:12-07:00

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

2023-04-21T08:03:14-07:00

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 [...]

14th Annual WSAS Symposium covered in series of articles on GeekWire2023-04-21T08:03:14-07:00