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

By |2021-09-03T08:27:01-07:00September 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 |2021-07-15T11:20:22-07:00July 15th, 2021|News & Info|

July 15, 2020 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 |2021-12-13T16:40:18-08:00July 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 [...]

Remembering Board Member W. Sue Ritter

By |2021-03-18T09:38:26-07:00March 18th, 2021|News & Info|

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of WSAS Board Member, W. Sue Ritter. Dr. Ritter passed away at the age of 75 after a long scientific career as a neuroscientist and Regents Professor at Washington State University. She was elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences Board of Directors in [...]

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 [...]