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, [...]
December 19, 2018 Subject: Summary of the 11th Annual Washington State Academy of Sciences Symposium is now available online. Click the link below to view the summary. The Highs and Lows of Conducting Cannabis Research in Washington State The Washington State Academy of Sciences has released the summary of the proceedings of its 11th Annual Symposium [...]
November 13, 2018 Subject: WSAS to send four students to 2019 American Junior Academy of Science 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 Washington, D.C. this February. The four winners were [...]
October 22, 2018 On October 19, 2018, WSAS published its second quarterly newsletter. Read it here.
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.
August 6, 2018 On July 18, 2018, WSAS published its inaugural quarterly newsletter. Read it here: WSAS Inaugural Newsletter.
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 [...]
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
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 [...]
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 [...]