In the News

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...
February 26, 2014 - 2:46pm Comments: 0
A team of SMEA researchers, led by Prof. Patrick Christie, recently completed a major study of the Coral Triangle Initiative Support Program. This report, titled "Final Report: Lessons Learned from the US Coral Triangle Initiative Support Program. A report to WWF and USAID," is based on thousands of interviews and documents the extent that the six countries involved in the Coral Triangle Initiative benefited from and learned from the program, and provides guidelines for future marine...
January 29, 2014 - 12:37pm Comments: 0
Two recent SMEA graduates, Mike Montanari and Alex Adams, published an article in the January/February 2014 edition of ECO (Environment Coastal & Offshore) magazine about ecotourism, the area in which they focused their studies while at SMEA. To read this interesting article, go to pages 36 - 43 of the January/February 2014 edition of ECO magazine by clicking here.