In 2022, the Washington State Academy of Sciences’ Board of Directors set forth five strategic priorities to strengthen the Academy and enhance our ability to fulfill our mission of ‘Science in the service of Washington State’. Over the past year we have made significant progress in advancing these priorities. Check out our Annual Report to learn more.
The 16th Annual Symposium of the Washington State Academy of Sciences featured a topic of critical importance to both Washington State and the world: sustainable aviation. View the Symposium Proceedings to learn more about the innovations and issues around decarbonizing the aviation ecosystem in Washington State.
WSAS received $100k in funding from the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) to support the planning of a science policy fellowship program in Washington state. Over the next year, WSAS will work collaboratively with legislators and other stakeholders to design a nonpartisan fellowship program that meets the needs of legislators in Washington state.
These eleven students, WSAS’ largest delegation ever, were selected based on original STEM research they conducted while in high school. The American Junior Academy of Science (AJAS) is a honorific society, the only one of its kind in the U.S., that both celebrates student success and encourages talented, emerging scientists to pursue careers in STEM fields.
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 [...]