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WSAS 11th Annual Symposium Video Coverage

By |2018-09-28T14:06:30-07:00September 28th, 2018|News & Info|

TVW coverage of the 11th Annual WSAS Symposium "The Highs and Lows of Conducting Research on Cannabis in Washington State" is now available to stream online. The Symposium running time is approximately 5 hours and TVW has split its coverage into four segments, which can be found below.

Academy Announces Election of New Members

By |2018-07-13T11:06:59-07:00July 13th, 2018|News & Info|

July 13, 2018 The Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS) is pleased to announce 29 new members in recognition of their outstanding record of scientific and technical achievement and willingness to work on behalf of the Academy to bring the best available science to bear on issues within the state of Washington. This larger than average [...]

WSAS TWG co-chair Dan Schwartz receives top U.S. award for STEM mentors

By |2018-07-10T12:22:12-07:00July 2nd, 2018|News & Info|

July 2, 2018 WSAS member and TWG co-chair Dan Schwartz was awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) this week. The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) recognized Schwartz for his innovative and interdisciplinary programs recruiting Native American and other [...]

WSAS Board Member David Eaton chairs National Academies’ report on the public health consequences of e-cigarettes

By |2018-01-24T12:09:02-08:00January 24th, 2018|News & Info, Uncategorized|

January 24, 2018 Subject: WSAS Board Member David Eaton chairs National Academies’ report on the public health consequences of e-cigarettes. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine published a report entitled Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes. WSAS Board Member, Dr. David Eaton, Dean and Vice Provost, UW Graduate School, chaired the Committee on the Review [...]

Workshop Proceedings Available: Science & Technology for the Washington State Legislature

By |2018-01-18T15:46:34-08:00January 18th, 2018|News & Info, Uncategorized|

January 18, 2018 Subject:   Workshop Proceedings Available: Science & Technology for the Washington State Legislature Washington State Academy of Sciences members and staff participated in a workshop on October 4, 2017 that convened scientists and engineers, legislators, and those who work to bridge them to discuss how scientists and engineers can help the Washington State [...]

10th Annual Symposium Proceedings now available online.

By |2017-12-21T15:03:03-08:00December 21st, 2017|News & Info, Uncategorized|

December 21, 2017 Subject:  Summary of the 10th Annual Washington State Academy of Sciences Symposium is now available online. Climate Change in Washington State - Research Questions Critical to Preparing for the Future The 2017 Symposium examined the current state of knowledge regarding climate change effects on the state, and provided insight to the uncertainties affecting [...]

WSAS to send four students to American Junior Academy of Sciences conference

By |2017-12-14T15:12:03-08:00December 18th, 2017|News & Info, Uncategorized|

December 18, 2017 Subject: WSAS to send four students to American Junior Academy of Sciences conference The Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS) is pleased to announce its support of four outstanding high school scholars to attend the American Junior Academy of Science (AJAS) conference in Austin, TX in February 2018. Students across the state were [...]

Congratulations to New AAAS Fellows from Washington State

By |2019-01-16T15:10:33-08:00December 14th, 2017|News & Info|

December 14, 2017 Subject: AAAS elects eight new Fellows from Washington State The Washington State Academy of Sciences is pleased to share the news of the election of three of its members as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general scientific society. James Champoux (UW, Professor of [...]

Academy Announces Election of New Members

By |2017-07-26T14:03:06-07:00July 26th, 2017|News & Info, Uncategorized|

July 26, 2017 The Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS) today announced the election of 13 new members in recognition of their outstanding record of scientific achievement and willingness to work on behalf of the Academy in bringing the best available science to bear on issues within the state of Washington. The new members will [...]