MES News & Updates

2017 Pacific Northwest Climate Conference


On October 11th, MES students and staff attended the 8th Annual Northwest Climate Conference in Tacoma. From their website (


          "The Northwest Climate Conference annually brings together more than 300 researchers  and practitioners from around the region to discuss scientific results, challenges, and solutions related to the impacts of climate on people, natural resources, and infrastructure in the Pacific Northwest."


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Thesis Research with Stephanie Blair

Current MES student, Stephanie Blair in the lab studying salmon hemoglobin.

Her work amazing is outlined in her scientific poster:

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South Sound Fundraiser Reception with the Center for Sustainable Infrastructure

Upcoming Lectures from Environmental Leaders

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We are excited to invite interested students and community members to join us at several great lectures during the fall quarter.

All lectures held on campus in Seminar 2, E1105.


Wednesday, November 1, 6:00-7:30pm: Dr. Jerry F. Franklin

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MES Thesis Presentations


Join MES for a Thesis Presentation next week by Graham Clumpner!

Monday September 18th, 2017 at 4:00pm, SEM II, Room A1105

The first part of the afternoon Graham will present his Thesis work, Climate Wars: A fictional approach to climate communication.

The latter half of the presentation will be about "Our Children's Trust" a Federal lawsuit against the Trump administration on climate change. Graham will outline the case, how it directly affects us and how you can get involved.

Read more about MES Thesis Presentations.