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UW to lead new Center on Ocean Acidification

In a first-of-its-kind move, the Washington state legislature has provided the UW with $1.82 million and tasked it with creating a center for coordinating research on ocean acidification and its effects on local biology, according to an article published last

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Awesome video (and poster) submitted by Cohort 2 representatives to the NSF IGERT poster and video contest!

As representatives of the IGERT POC, Cohort 2 students Ashley Maloney, Andrea Fassbender, Seth Bushinsky, and Emily Newson  put together a short video and a poster for the 2013 NSF IGERT poster and video contest on their work to understand

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Announcing the 2013-2014 IGERT Fellows: iPOC Cohort 3

The UW IGERT Program on Ocean Change is proud to announce its 2013 Fellows. Fellows were selected from an impressive group of highly qualified applicants. Many thanks to the selection committee for their thoughtful review of applications. Congratulations and warm welcome to:

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Online Resource for Science Educators: Scitable

Scitable is a free online teaching/learning portal combining high quality educational articles with technology-based community features to fuel a global exchange of scientific insights, teaching practices, and study resources. Scitable currently contains scientist-authored educational articles in the fields of genetics,

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Mussels lose their grip in higher ocean temperatures

Work by IGERT faculty member Emily Carrington (Biology) and IGERT Cohort 2 fellow Laura Newcomb on how environmental factors effect how mussels   IGERT faculty member Emily Carrington (Biology) and IGERT Fellow Laura Newcomb mentioned in this UW News article.

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UW faculty and senior undergraduates launch ocean acidification mesocosm experiment at Friday Harbor Labs

The Ocean Acidification Research Apprenticeship course (OCN 492), lead by Dr. Jim Murray (UW Oceanography) have begun their series of mesocosm experiments at the UW’s Friday Harbor Labs. The students have been maintaining a blog about their science efforts, accessible

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17th Northwest Student Chapter Meeting for the Society for Marine Mammology

The 2013 Annual Meeting of NWSSMM will take place at the University of Washington on Saturday, May 18, 2013. Registration and abstract submission for the event is now open! All are welcome to attend. Please contact Juliana Houghton ( or Donna Hauser

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SAFS 2013 Graduate Student Invited Speaker: Dr. Peter Kareiva, “Can environmental services make corporations conservationists? Models & experiences”

Save the date! School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences 2013 Graduate Student Invited Speaker: Dr. Peter Kareiva Chief Scientist, The Nature Conservancy Can environmental services make corporations conservationists? Models & experiences Thursday, May 9, 2013 4 PM, Fisheries Sciences (FSH)

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SciFund Free Online Outreach Training Course for Scientists – Apply by April 24th

SciFund Challenge is offering a free, online training course titled “Outreach 101 for Scientists: Getting started with engaging the public with your science.” The course is designed for scientists of all levels and backgrounds who have not yet been involved

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NEW! Spring 2013 IGERT Course

NEW! Spring 2013 IGERT Course (SMEA 550A) TTh 1:30-2:50, FSH 108   Taught by Terrie Klinger. This course will take a case-study approach to coupled human-natural systems. Email Anne Demille (SMEA Advising) for add codes. Please note that there will

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