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Applications are open for Engage 2019!

Communicating Science to the Public Effectively (CENV 500) Winter 2018 — Apply by November 16th at this link 3 credits (Credit/No Credit) Meets Wednesdays 1:30-4:20pm Whether you’re looking to give an unforgettable job talk, change a policymaker’s mind, or finally get

Last Call for Winter 2015 Applications

Reminder! The deadline for applications for Communicating Science to the Public Effectively (CENV 500) is Friday, October 24 at 5:00 PM.  The application can be found here.  Information about the class is below.  If you have any last minute questions, please contact Shelley Chestler

Fish Out of Water? Salmon and Rapid Environmental Change

By Jennifer Griffiths, on April 19, 2012, 9 PM at Town Hall Seattle Pub. People are captivated by Pacific salmon from California to Alaska. We appreciate their taste, their beauty, the immensity of their migrations, and their role in our economy and

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The Conscientious Forester: Forests and Carbon Credits in Western Washington

By Paul Fischer, on April 12, 2012, 7:30 PM, Downstairs at Town Hall Seattle. Forests are iconic of the Pacific Northwest. We all value these forests for many reasons – the beauty of towering Douglas-fir trees, the shelter of a wood-framed house,

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Your Favorite Riverside Landscape – Why it Matters to Scientists

By Kelly Huang, March 21, 2012, 6:45 PM, Downstairs at Town Hall Seattle. Riverside properties are popular for those who enjoy watching the river flow, the wildlife, and recreational activities such as fishing, swimming, and floating. However, when it floods, riverside residents

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How to Build a Mountain Range

By Karl Lang, March 21, 2012, 6PM, downstairs at Town Hall Seattle. Have you ever watched the sun set behind the Olympic Mountains and asked yourself, “How did those mountains get in the way of my sunset?” Well… it’s complicated. Come

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Helping Computers Find Meaning they Lost in Translation

By Katie Kuksenok, March 7, 2012, 8 PM, downstairs at Town Hall Seattle. Thousands of different languages are spoken around the world, limiting our ability to communicate globally. Translation can help to overcome this barrier, but is often prohibitively expensive and

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Mission Impossible: A Sperm’s Perilous Journey to the Center of the Egg

By Katrina Claw, March 1, 2012, 8:15 PM, downstairs at Town Hall Seattle. The sperm and the egg are the basic foundations for fertilization and reproduction to occur. This process cumulates when the sperm penetrates the egg. Across the kingdom of

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English Holly – Welcomed Guest or Escape Artist?

By Andrea Watts, March 1, 2012, 7:30 PM, downstairs at Town Hall Seattle. English holly is being found in rural areas without being deliberately planted, worrying people who want to maintain the integrity of Pacific Northwest forests. Natural resources managers consider

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The Life and Times of a Cancer-Causing Bacterium that Can Thrive in the Human Stomach

By Laura E. Martinez, February 23, 2012, 8:15 PM, downstairs at Town Hall Seattle. Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium that infects the stomach of about 50% of all humans. Infection with H. pylori can persist throughout the lifetime of the host

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