WSG Education offers undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral fellowships and internships that expand students’ horizons and enhance their future careers, and it develops and supports initiatives for K-12 programs.
- 2013 Marc Hershman Fellowship. Congratulations to Kara Cardinal, Gretchen Glaub, Constance Sullivan, Libby Whiting, and Laura Wigand (UW School of Marine and Environmental Affairs) on receiving the Hershman Fellowship for 2012. This one-year fellowship places students with host offices in Olympia, Seattle and Tacoma, Washington, working on ocean and coastal science and management issues. The application period for the 2013-2014 Hershman Fellowship is now closed.
- Garfield High Wins 2013 Orca Bowl. Seattle's Garfield High School took first place at the annual Orca Bowl competition on Feb. 23. The Garfield students proved outstanding in a series of competitions against the other teams, answering difficult, rapid-fire questions about ocean science. Garfield marine science teacher Jonathan Stever coached the winning team members Helen Ippolito, Sydney Tiemann, Allie Warren and Laura Watson, who now have the opportunity to travel to Milwaukee to compete in the National Ocean Sciences Bowl in April.
- WOW. Washington on Water (WOW) is a Web-based tool to help teachers in kindergarten through 12th grade zero in on marine education resources throughout Washington — from interior watersheds to the outer coast. WOW offers links to over 300 classroom, field trip, professional development and funding resources. By facilitating connections among educators, scientists, industry, government and nonprofit organizations, WOW can help improve marine science literacy in the state. Take a test drive.