Green Coug Award

Nominations for the first annual Green Coug Awards are open! .  These awards take the time to appreciate the hard work that individuals and departments do to maintain a clean and healthy campus for students of today and tomorrow.  Green Cougs are always innovating to make our campus more environmentally sustainable.  Improvements come in the form […]

Request for Proposals: Community Based Climate Change, Health & Equity strategy

The community-based strategy of The Kresge Foundation’s Climate Change, Health & Equity initiative is anchored by a multi-year effort that seeks to strengthen the leadership and effectiveness of community organizations working to implement policies and practices that improve climate resilience and reduce health risks equitably. Projects funded through the community-based strategy will advance the adoption […]

Kaplan Fund, J.M. [NY], Innovation Prize 2019

30 April 2019 We support social entrepreneurs across the United States who are spearheading game-changing solutions to our society’s most urgent challenges. • Up to ten Prizes will be awarded to those ’ nonprofits and mission-driven for-profits ’ tackling our country’s most pressing needs through social innovation. • Specifically, the Prize seeks to support innovation […]

Northwest Scientific Association 90th Annual Meeting

A Joint Meeting with Northwest Lichenologists at Lewis-Clark State College, Lewiston, ID, March 26-29, 2019. Keynote Address by Dr. Brian Atwater–“American and Japanese clues to the 1700 Cascadia Earthquake” Dr. Jim O’Connor–“The Bonneville Landslide and Bridge of the Gods–Folklore, Forests, and Floods” Nick Zentner – “Eastern Washington’s Greatest Hits….Geologically” Banquet Presentation by Jack Nisbet – […]

Science Talk ’19

Will take place at the Tiffany Center in Portland on April 4-5. The conference line-up includes opening remarks by Joe Palca from NPR, keynotes by Maryam Zaringhalam (500 Women Scientists) and Dianna Cowern (YouTube’s Physics Girl), exciting science communication workshops by COMPASS, AAAS, and other organizations, networking, panel discussions, and a film festival. We are […]

COMPASS: Intro to Science Communication Workshop

April 3, 2019 8:30 am – 12:30 pm ATLAS Workbase, 500 Mercer ST, Seattle WA. Join us for a lively half-day workshop, with plenty of research-grounded insight and hands-on practice in science communication! We’ll begin with an introduction to the Message Box, a owerful tool for sorting your thoughts into messages that are clear and […]

Software Carpentry Registration

Software Carpentry introduces essential skills for research computing, which can be used throughout researchers’ careers. This is a two-day workshop on April 8 + 9 that is open to grad students, staff, faculty, and researchers alike. No prior computing experience is required. Cost for participation is $25. We will cover an introduction to the Unix […]

CEREO Debate Series Spring 2019:

“Tapping the tensions between the science and politics of climate change.” 3:10pm, Feb 27 Vancouver (VECS 125), Pullman (PACCAR 202), Tri-Cities (Floyd 247) Come participate in a discussion with Drs Berger and Stephan on the roles, responsibilities, and differences between policy and science in driving public perceptions about climate change. Climate change poses significant risks […]