Last year, the UW Alaska Salmon Program partnered with Waterlust, an apparel and media company, to develop a line of salmon-inspired clothing. Waterlust’s clothing line, dubbed “advocated apparel,” aims to bring awareness to aquatic science and conservation-based causes by turning designs found in nature into fashion. The company has previously worked with other institutions and nonprofits to develop prints inspired by sea turtles, whale sharks, and spotted dolphins.Read more
Congratulations to Jacqueline Padilla-Gamiño for winning a 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship. The 126 Sloan Fellows for 2020 were selected in coordination with the research community. Candidates are nominated by their peers, and fellows are selected by independent panels of senior scholars based on each candidate’s research accomplishments, creativity and potential to become a leader in their field. Each fellow will receive $75,000 for their research endeavors.Read more
Take a deep dive into the ecology of marine top predators and the ocean ecosystems they rely on in FISH 497BRead more
The 2020 Environmental Career Fair will be held on February 27, 2020, 1:00 – 4:00 PM, in the HUB North Ballroom. Open to all UW students and alumni, the Environmental Career Fair is an opportunity to explore careers in environmental and natural resources fields.Read more
Are you a student interested in studying salmon in Alaska? Join us for an info session on February 4th at 4:30 pm in FSH 213 and fill out this application to be a part of our 2020 summer cohort.
Read this story on what you can expect while at our Alaska field camps!
A University of Washington team inspired by the clingfish’s suction power set out to develop an artificial suction cup that borrows from nature’s design. Their prototype, described in a paper published Sept. 9 in the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, actually performed better than the clingfish.Read more
Register now to ensure you get a seat for Holtgrieve’s lecture – Floods, fish and people: Challenges and opportunities in the Mekong River basinRead more
Our annual Autumn Seminar Series begins next week, Thursday, September 26. Be sure to view our events page and hit the + to subscribe and have information about each week’s presentation added to your calendar. Presentations will also be recorded and uploaded to our SAFS YouTube channel the following day.Read more
Please join us in congratulating Sarah Converse who will be receiving the Department of the Interior’s Distinguished Service Award in Washington D.C. on September 12th.Read more
SAFS is excited to announce that José M. Guzmán has been appointed our newest full-time lecturer.Read more