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UW Environment announces 2017-2018 scholarship recipients

Dubs up, UW Class of 2016!

UW College of the Environment is happy to announce the following undergraduate and graduate scholarships awarded for 2017-2018! Del Rio Endowed Environmental Studies Scholarship The Del Rio Family Foundation established the Del Rio Endowed Scholarship Fund for Environmental Studies to encourage and support students who are interested in the environment and participating in the Educational Opportunity Program promoting academic success and graduation for under-represented ethnic minority, economically disadvantaged and first generation college students at the University of Washington. 

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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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UW Environment undergrads receive AGU Outstanding Student Paper Awards

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.” Katharine Bingham, a senior at the School of Oceanography, also won for her talk called “Interpretation of the Relationship Between Benthic Fauna, Geologic Distributions and Methane Seeps at the Southern Hydrate Ridge, Oregon Continental Margin.” The Outstanding Student Paper Awards promote, recognize and reward undergraduate, masters and Ph.D. 

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