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SMEA Alum Kicks Off Winter Series

This quarter’s SMEA Environmental Justice Speakers Series will begin on Thursday, January 21st from 12:00pm to 1:00pm via Zoom.
Michael Jacobson first went to Taiwan in 1986, returned in 1994-5, and in 2018 spent 3 months living in Taiwan’s indigenous communities. For 30 years he pursued and finally rescued two Tao (Yami) fishing boats called tatala from a restaurant in Seattle and went to Orchid Island to learn about contemporary Tao culture. 

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SMEA November Faculty Meeting

The School of Marine & Environmental Affairs will hold its faculty meeting Thursday, November 5, 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Please see below for details on how to join;
Zoom Online Meeting
https://washington.zoom.us/j/92136156172
Phone In
+1-206-337-9723
Meeting ID: 921 3615 6172
A copy of the meeting agenda can be found here. 

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Graphic for the SMEA Environmental Justice Speakers Series.

Fall Environmental Justice Speakers Series to Begin

The School of Marine & Environmental Affairs is excited to launch their Fall Quarter Environmental Justice Speakers Series beginning with the first talk on October 15th.
The series this quarter features a variety of speakers all of whom will address unique aspects of environmental justice from their work, research, and/or advocacy. Each talk takes place on a Thursday from 12:00-1:00pm PST via Zoom. 

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CONGRATULATIONS SMEA CLASS OF 2020!

On Thursday, June 11, 2020 the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs held its graduation ceremony via Zoom. A welcome was given by SMEA Director, Nives Dolsak, followed by opening remarks from the College of the Environment Dean, Lisa Graumlich, and a special keynote speaker. Graduating students Charlotte Dohrn and Sallie Lau were nominated as the class of 2020 student speakers. 

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SMEA Faculty Meeting, June 4, 2020

The School of Marine & Environmental Affairs will hold its faculty meeting Thursday, June 4, 12:00 – 1:05 pm. Please see below for details on how to join;
Zoom Online Meeting
https://washington.zoom.us/j/99909035676
Phone In
+1-253-215-8782
Meeting ID: 999 0903 5676
A copy of the meeting agenda can be found here. 

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College of the Environment Third Annual Environmental Justice Conference

The College of the Environment will host its third annual environmental justice conference virtually on Tuesday, May 19, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.
Among the workshops offered will be one by SMEA’s own Professor Cleo Woelfle-Erskine and Program on the Environment Lecturer Eli Wheat. They will lead a workshop in block II titled Queer Ecologies: Solidarity, Science, Politics.
The full conference agenda can be accessed here. 

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SMEA Faculty Meeting May 7, 2020

The School of Marine & Environmental Affairs will hold its faculty meeting Thursday, May 7, 12:00 – 1:10 pm. Please see below for details on how to join;
Zoom Online Meeting
https://washington.zoom.us/j/92546404529
Phone In
+1-253-215-8782
Meeting ID: 925 4640 4529
A copy of the meeting agenda can be found here. 

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SMEA Spring Speaker Series to Launch

With the Spring Quarter underway remotely, plans have been made to offer the inaugural SMEA Speaker Series virtually as well. Participants can join from the comfort of their own homes from 12:00 to 1:00pm PST, and tune in to hear from three exciting speakers covering a variety of current topics in the marine and environmental realm. While current students have the option to participate for credit, the series is open to all who are interested. 

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Natures, Peoples, and Justice: Collaborative land management and cultural burns in the Australian Capital Territory

Please join the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs, the Program on the Environment, EarthLab, and the Simpson Center for the Humanities on Thursday, February 6 from 4:00-5:30 pm in Communications 120 as we welcome Jessica Weir, PhD from the Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University.
Dr. Weir will be giving a talk titled “Natures, Peoples, and Justice: Collaborative land management and cultural burns in the Australian Capital Territory.”
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Sustainable Use, Biodiversity and Climate Change – What is Success When the Goalposts Keep Moving?

On Tuesday, October 22 the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs and the Quaternary Research Center welcomed Dr. Jake Rice, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, who gave a talk titled “Sustainable Use, Biodiversity and Climate Change – What is Success When the Goalposts Keep Moving?”
Keeping uses of natural resources sustainable has not been simple, especially in the ocean where governance has always been more complex than on land. 

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