The School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences (SAFS) at the University of Washington is celebrating its 100-year anniversary in conjunction with a very special Bevan Series Symposium. This year’s insightful symposium centered on current issues related to aquatic biology and ecology, aquaculture, fisheries management, and ecosystems, plus the future of aquatic and fishery sciences. Video recordings of the presentations by alums, current students and post-docs, faculty past and present, and friends can be viewed on the SAFS YouTube channel.
The series was founded by Tanya Bevan as a tribute to her late husband, Don Bevan, whose academic career spanned nearly 50 years at the University of Washington, including roles as the Director of the School of Fisheries and Dean of the College of Fisheries. Learn more about Don Bevan and the Bevan Series here.
Help us measure the global impact of SAFS
As part of the 100-year anniversary of the school we are exploring the global influence of SAFS’s alumni.
Our goals are to:
Create an interactive-map of where alumni and post-doctoral researchers came from prior to their SAFS experience and where they have gone
Characterize alumni’s impact in their disciplines and the regions in which they work in their own words
If you have not yet taken the survey, please do so to add your information to our ever-expanding map.
The School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences is sharing stories from people who have been closely associated with the School from over the decades. These personal tales highlight interests in aquatic and fishery sciences, and personal reflections on time spent before, at and after SAFS of a broad range of students, faculty, and staff. Explore these short stories and please share your experiences by contacting André Punt or Dan DiNicola. You can view the growing collection of stories here or view commemorative booklet below.
Boots in the Mud giving campaign
To commemorate the Centennial, SAFS has created a new endowment called the Centennial Boots in the Mud Fund that will support student field experiences. To encourage support for this effort, the School will match all gifts up to $100,000. Visit our giving page to learn more. For questions, contact Gerald Cournoyer at 206-221-0562 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
New SAFS 100-Year Merchandise Available Now
Celebrate this historic milestone and support the FINS graduate student organization by purchasing some SAFS 100-year swag! News styles are now available online. All proceeds fund graduate student conference expenses.