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2017 Hall Conservation Genetics Research Award winners announced

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UW Environment is pleased to announce that Yaamini Venkataraman and Laura Spencer, both Ph.D. students in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, are recipients of the 2017 Hall Conservation Genetics Research Award. The fund is made possible by a generous gift from the Benjamin and Margaret Hall Charitable Lead Trust. Yaamini Venkataraman Yaamini’s work broadly focuses on the effects of environmental stressors, including ocean acidification and warming, on shellfish. 

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Environmental Studies' Kristi Straus receives 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award

Congratulations to UW Environment’s Kristi Straus! The lecturer at UW’s Program on the Environment was recently selected to receive the 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award. She will be honored at UW’s Awards of Excellence ceremony on June 8, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. at Meany Hall. Distinguished Teaching Award recipients are chosen based on a variety of criteria, including mastery of the subject matter, enthusiasm and innovation in teaching and learning process, ability to engage students both within and outside the classroom, ability to inspire independent and original thinking in students and to stimulate students to do creative work, and innovations in course and curriculum design. 

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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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