In the News

November 20, 2014 - 12:51pm Comments: 0
Congratulations are due to SMEA student Brit Sojka on the publication of her chapter, "The New Insecurities of Canadian Integrated Ocean Management" in the Arctic Yearbook 2014. Ms. Sojka is an Arctic Research Fellow and a Canadian Studies Fellow at the UW, as well as a SMEA student! Click here to go to the Arctic Yearbook, and then advance through the pages of the book using the arrows at the top (or...
November 20, 2014 - 12:19pm Comments: 0
Prof. Patrick Christie is the lead author on a book chapter in the recently published book, "Governance of Marine Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation: Interaction and Coevolution," published by Wiley Blackwell and edited by Serge Garcia, Jake Rice, and Anthony Charles. Prof. Christie, L.M. Campbell, and Nigel Armada contributed the chapter, "Stewardship in tropical small-scale fisheries: Community and national perspectives." According to SMEA Prof.
July 8, 2014 - 1:52pm Comments: 0
Dr. Terrie Klinger, Stan and Alta Barer Professor of Sustainability Science, was named by Dean Lisa Graumlich on July 7, 2014 to be the new Director of the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs effective September 1, 2014, for a term of five years. This appointment is subject to approval by the UW Board of Regents. The current Director, Dr.
June 13, 2014 - 4:09pm Comments: 0
SMEA Alumna Megahn Brosnan '09 was featured on a June 13, 2014 NPR Marketplace piece about the impacts of illegal fishing on fish stocks and fisherpeople. Brosnan works as the manager of the Pew Charitable Trust's Ending Illegal Fishing project. Hear the piece here. Congrats and keep up the good work, Megahn!
June 2, 2014 - 2:42pm Comments: 0
Associate Professor Terrie Klinger was featured in the June 2014 issue of Columns, the UW Alumni magazine, for the issue's Faculty Profile. The article highlights Dr. Klinger's work on ocean acidification, including the new Washington Ocean Acidification Center, of which she is co-Director with SMEA Affiliate Assistant Professor Jan Newton. Read the article here as a PDF.
May 23, 2014 - 1:22pm Comments: 0
On May 19th, SMEA hosted Rear Admiral Linda Fagan, MMA 2000, who is now one of the highest ranking UW alumni in the Coast Guard and also one of the highest ranking female members of the Coast Guard ever. We were honored to have Rear Admiral Fagan join us to share a few words about her professional experience and how her degree from SMEA has impacted her career.
May 19, 2014 - 2:13pm Comments: 0
SMEA is pleased to announce that four of our students have received scholarships from the UW College of the Environment. Congratulations!
April 17, 2014 - 4:20pm Comments: 0
SMEA's intramural innertube basketball team, Superhuman Dimensions, went undefeated in the 2014 season, going 3-0 in the Tuesday night pool, and then 4-0 in the single elimination playoffs. They averaged 22.67 points while their opponents were held to just 9.33 points per game. Their final game against the Accounting Masters' team, Voluntary Conversions, resulted in a 26-18 victory for Superhuman Dimensions, giving them the champion title! Congratulations! Team members included: Ezra Beaver...
April 2, 2014 - 10:01am Comments: 0
Join us for the UW School of Marine & Environmental Affairs' Alumni Barbeque Picnic! All SMA/SMEA classes welcome from 1981 through 2014! Reunite with classmates and faculty, and have the opportunity to meet the current SMEA students.  
February 26, 2014 - 2:52pm Comments: 0
SMEA's longtime Director, Tom Leschine, is stepping down from his post effective September 1, 2014 and will spend the following year on a well-earned sabbatical focusing on energy development in the Arctic. Director Leschine, a Ben Rabinowitz Professor of the Human Dimensions of the Environment, has helmed the School since 2003. He is an expert in marine policy, risk management and policy, and coastal environmental restoration, and had taught hundreds of students in his nearly 30 years on the...