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WSAS mourns death of member Ann Nelson

It is with great sadness that we announce the tragic death of member Ann Nelson. Dr. Nelson was inducted to WSAS in 2012; the same year she was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Nelson was a Professor of Physics at the University of Washington and is remembered by her department here. She [...]

By |2019-08-06T14:12:49-07:00August 6th, 2019|News & Info|0 Comments

WSAS announces 25 new Academy members

July 15, 2019 The Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS) is delighted to announce 25 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. New members will be [...]

By |2019-08-12T12:13:05-07:00July 15th, 2019|News & Info|0 Comments

WA students impress AAAS meeting attendees in D.C.

WSAS recently traveled to Washington, D.C., accompanying four, high-achieving, Washington high school students to the American Junior Academy of Science (AJAS) Conference to present their award-winning research to the attendees of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting. For the 2019 meeting, our corporate sponsors were Boeing and Vulcan - thank [...]

By |2019-04-17T09:45:19-07:00March 26th, 2019|News & Info|0 Comments

WSAS co-founder Jim Cook awarded honorary WSU degree

Dr. Jim Cook, co-founder of WSAS, was recently honored by WSU with an honorary doctorate "in recognition of over 40 years of research on soil borne pathogens and his service to WSU and the agricultural community of the Pacific Northwest." Dr. Cook is profiled in the most recent edition of the WSU Magazine (Spring 2019). [...]

By |2019-03-11T12:47:11-07:00February 21st, 2019|News & Info|0 Comments

WSAS Newsletter: Winter 2019

January 22, 2019 On January 17, 2019, WSAS published its third quarterly newsletter. Read it here.

By |2019-04-18T13:50:44-07:00January 22nd, 2019|News & Info, Newsletter|0 Comments

Congratulations to New AAAS Fellows from Washington State

January 16, 2019 Subject: AAAS elects six new Fellows from Washington State The Washington State Academy of Sciences is pleased to share the news of the election of one of its members as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general scientific society. Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson (WSU, [...]

By |2019-03-11T12:59:42-07:00January 16th, 2019|News & Info|0 Comments