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

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 [...]

By |2017-12-14T15:12:03-07:00December 18th, 2017|News & Info, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Congratulations to New AAAS Fellows from Washington State

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 [...]

By |2019-01-16T15:10:33-07:00December 14th, 2017|News & Info|0 Comments

Academy Announces Election of New Members

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 [...]

By |2017-07-26T14:03:06-07:00July 26th, 2017|News & Info, Uncategorized|0 Comments

WSAS Announces New Executive Leadership

March 20, 2017 The Washington State Academy of Sciences is pleased to announce new executive leadership. Donna Gerardi Riordan accepted the position as our Executive Director and officially began working with the Academy on March 1. As the chief operating executive, Donna is responsible for the operation of the WSAS's new office in Seattle, including [...]

By |2017-03-20T12:54:32-07:00March 20th, 2017|News & Info|0 Comments

WSAS Establishes Topical Working Groups

In 2016, WSAS responded to members’ strong interest to become more active in fulfilling its mission of “Science in the Service of Washington State” by establishing three Topical Working Groups (TWGs) aligned with key scientific and technological policy interests of both the state and our members. TWGs are designed to engage members in key policy [...]

By |2017-01-23T13:07:47-07:00December 21st, 2016|News & Info|0 Comments

WSAS Evaluates Washington Department of Agriculture’s Interim Report on Impacts of the 2015 Drought

The Washington State Department of Agriculture–Natural Resources Assessment Section asked the WSAS to review the science supporting the methodologies and interpretation of the results of its study of the 2015 drought on Washington agriculture.  The Washington state “water year” October 1, 2014, to September 30, 2015, was one of the driest on record, due to [...]

By |2017-01-23T13:06:49-07:00December 13th, 2016|News & Info, Uncategorized|0 Comments