by Karl Wirsing/SEFS Seventy-two years ago, a young woman named Ellen Lois Johnson arrived on the University of Washington (UW) campus to begin her undergraduate studies. She didn’t realize it when she applied, but Ellen would be one of the … Continue reading →
This month, from January 4 through 30, the Elisabeth C. Miller Library at the UW Botanic Gardens is hosting a photography exhibition, “An Intimate View of Wild Lands,” featuring Richard Dunford, the son of SEFS alumnus Earl Gerald Dunford (’35, … Continue reading →
Interested in studying a foreign language and learning about different cultures? FLAS Fellowships award $7,500-$33,000 to UW students studying foreign languages. (Available to current and incoming undergraduate, graduate and professional UW students who are U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents). Applications now open! Due January 31, 2017 at 5 PM PST. F […]
Thinking about studying abroad this summer or next year? Now is the time to apply!Here is a list of programs with deadlines coming soon. Visit our website and check out the information below to learn how you can make your Husky Experience global with UW Study Abroad. Deadlines University Exchanges – January 17 Summer Programs –...
If you’ve ever wandered the Washington Park Arboretum delighting in the year-round plant displays and wishing you could take a piece of the experience home, then be sure to explore the Pat Calvert Greenhouse on your next visit. The greenhouse—and the volunteer effort behind it—were established by its namesake in 1959. Pat Calvert was inspired to create a spa […]
All non-profit organizations live and breathe with volunteers. The University of Washington Botanic Gardens counts on hundreds of volunteers and has prospered with their help for over 75 years. The major support group for the Washington Park Arboretum is the Arboretum Foundation, and the Northwest Horticultural Society supports many aspects of the Center for […]
Two years ago during his presidency of TWS, Dr. Rick Baydack asked the question “Why does Wildlife Matter?” Rick guided us through that year with many perspectives on why wildlife matter. That effort put us in a better position to consider “Why does recognizing Wildlifers Matter?” Members of The Wildlife Society who have been to the Annual Conference in the […]
The Secret Science Reform Act has been introduced over the years by Rep. Lamar Smith (TX-21). As the 115th Congress kicks off, Smith intends to push for the bill as one of his top priorities. Under this bill, the Environmental Protection Agency would be required to use only “transparent or reproducible” science when developing regulations. The data would als […]