37 posts in In the News

Ocean Observatories Initiative news story on UW Today

“See, hear and study the deep sea: Ocean Observatories Initiative data now live“
Check out a livestream from a more exotic source than usual: the bottom of the ocean off the Oregon Coast. Read more on UW Today about how data from the Ocean Observatories Initative is available to the public. Current UW students interested in learning more can take OCEAN 121: Deep Sea Vents or OCEAN 454: Hydrothermal Systems in winter. 

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Video of FHL field trip to Botanical Beach

[Out of This World: the Minnesota Seaside Station]
Click the link above for a great video shadowing the 2015 students of Friday Harbor Labs’ “Zoo/Bot” quarter on their multi-day camping trip to Botanical Beach on Vancouver Island. Find out what makes Botanical Beach special, what it has to do with Minnesota, and what UW students do there.
This trip is an annual part of the zoo/bot quarter, and there is still time to apply to study at FHL in spring 2016 (deadline: February 1). 

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SAFS in the News: Scientist captures amazing photos of massive Alaskan sockeye salmon run

originally shared on the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences Student Services Blog
SAFS alumnus Jason Ching is featured on the Mother Nature Network:
“If the realms of science and art seems worlds away from each other, you’d be gravely mistaken. After all, when you’re studying the science behind the world around us, how can you not feel inspired by its sublime beauty? 

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Fisheries alum creates YouTube series “Nature Meets Paper”

Learn more about Arctic marine animals such as the Arctic Charr as School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences alum Brandon Ringstad works on a painting. Check out one of his videos below, and see his “Nature Meets Paper” series on YouTube. 

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CoEnv Dean’s Letter: It’s time to imagine plausible and desirable futures

Dean Lisa Graumlich addresses how the College of the Environment is facing the challenges of the ‘Anthropocene’, and how researchers move beyond being seen as the ‘oracles of disaster’.
…read the full letter on the College of the Environment News page 

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FHL in the news: “The Dream Lab” feature in Columns magazine

The Dream Lab
For more than a century, scientists and students the world over have come to Friday Harbor to look into the future of our oceans.
…read the full article in Columns, the University of Washington Alumni Magazine 

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History of Friday Harbor Labs

Students in the ENVIR 480: Sustainability Studio course focused on the UW’s environmental history this past spring, and student Sarah Geyer wrote a history of Friday Harbor Labs which you can read on “In Our Nature: the UW Sustainability Blog”. Find out how you can participate in a tradition of over 100 years of research and instruction at Friday Harbor labs here. 

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