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Nominations for 2017 College of the Environment Awards open through Feb. 24

Dean Lisa J. Graumlich (left) with 2016 College of the Environment Award winners.

Do you know a student, faculty or staff member who deserves recognition for their work at the College of the Environment? Nominations for the 2017 College of the Environment Awards are open now though Friday, February 24, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Submit your nominations in any or all of these categories: Distinguished Staff Member Exceptional Mentoring of Undergraduates Graduate Dean’s Medalist Outstanding Community Impact: Staff or Faculty Outstanding Community Impact: Student Outstanding Diversity Commitment Outstanding Researcher Outstanding Teaching Faculty Undergraduate Dean’s Medalist Full details, including criteria and eligibility and past winners, are available on the College website. 

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Urban ornithology, blue marlins and more

Every other week we share the latest peer-reviewed publications coming from the College of the Environment. Over the past two weeks, seven new articles co-authored by members of the College were added to the Web of Science database. They include articles about urban ornithology, blue marlins, and more. Read on!

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UW Environment undergrads receive AGU Outstanding Student Paper Awards

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Two University of Washington undergraduates from the College of the Environment recently received Outstanding Student Paper Awards from the American Geophysical Union as a result of their presentation at the annual fall meeting held in December 2016. Eliza Dawson, a senior in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences, won based on her presentation titled “Variability of the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone Related to Changes in the Inter-Hemispheric Dust Load.” 

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