17 news posts from April 2016

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Aquatic and Fishery Sciences’ Ray Hilborn receives 2016 Award of Excellence

The School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences' Ray Hilborn.

Congratulations to the College of the Environment’s Ray Hilborn! The professor of aquatic and fishery sciences was recently selected as the 2016-2017 University Faculty Lecturer by UW President Ana Mari Cauce and Interim Provost and Executive Vice President Jerry Baldasty. Nominated by his colleagues and collaborators, this recognition shines a special light on Hilborn’s positive contribution to the scientific process as it affects fisheries from local to global scales. 

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UW Environment students awarded 2016 Bonderman Travel Fellowships

Fifteen University of Washington students were recently awarded prestigious Bonderman Travel Fellowships, including two from the College of the Environment. The award will enable the School of Aquatic and Fishery Science’s Griffin Hoins and Samantha Murphy to embark on solo journeys that are at least eight months long and take them to at least two regions and six countries around the world. 

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Author, reporter Lynda Mapes discusses year with 100-year-old ‘Witness Tree’ in April 21 talk

What would it be like to spend an entire year embedded in the forest, learning about the human and natural history of a 100-year-old tree? Local author and Seattle Times reporter Lynda V. Mapes did just that during her Bullard Fellowship in Forest Research, in which she spent 2014-15 at Harvard Forest in Petersham, Massachusetts, learning from scientists, researchers—and an old red oak tree. 

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