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Hampton named chair of NSF advisory committee
July 24, 2017

By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Research

Stephanie HamptonPULLMAN, Wash. – Stephanie Hampton, director of WSU’s Center for Environmental Research Education and Outreach, was recently named chair of the National Science Foundation biological sciences advisory committee.

Study finds life under lake ice complex, surprisingly active
November 28, 2016

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

stephanie-hampton-80PULLMAN, Wash. – As long as ecologists have studied temperate lakes, the winter has been their off-season. It’s difficult, even dangerous, to look under the ice, and they figured plants, animals and algae weren’t doing much in the dark and cold anyway.

$3M grant for Columbia basin food, energy, water needs
October 3, 2016

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By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – A team led by Washington State University will study how to better coordinate and manage the food, water and energy needs of the Columbia River basin and make the region more resilient to a changing climate as part of a $3 million grant cosponsored between the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Study: Climate change rapidly warming world’s lakes
December 16, 2015

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

stephanie-hampton-80SAN FRANCISCO – Climate change is rapidly warming lakes around the world, threatening freshwater supplies and ecosystems, according to a study spanning six continents.

Food-energy-water seed grants awarded to 14 faculty
November 16, 2015

PULLMAN, Wash. – Fourteen faculty in three projects have been awarded seed and planning grants for their promising food, energy and water research from Washington State University and the state.

May 13: Workshop to identify fundable environment research
April 30, 2015

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Research that links food, energy and water (FEW) issues is expected to be a top priority for funding agencies in coming years. In preparation, a one-day workshop for Washington State University faculty to identify research initiatives will be held Wednesday, May 13, in CUB 204 and 206.

WSU selects Stephanie Hampton to lead CEREO
November 13, 2013

stephanie-hampton-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Stephanie Hampton has been named the new director of the Washington State University Center for Environmental Research, Education & Outreach (CEREO). The deputy director of the National Center for Ecological Analysis & Synthesis (NCEAS) at the University of California-Santa Barbara, she is expected to assume her new duties in January.

Sims to address global climate change
November 13, 2007

PULLMAN – King County Executive Ron Sims will speak on “Regional Solutions to Global Climate Change” at a lecture scheduled at 3:10 p.m. Nov. 16 in Food Science and Human Nutrition, T-101(above Ferdinand’s) on the WSU campus. A reception following the presentation will be held in the Ensminger Pavilion (across from the Alumni Centre).

As executive, Sims oversees the 14th largest county in the nation. With a population of 1.8 million, King County is home to about 30 percent of Washington’s population and accounts for more than 40 percent of the state’s jobs.

Sims has led efforts to protect more than 100,000 acres … » More …

Collaboration opportunities follow NSF workshops
November 8, 2007

Two upcoming National Science Foundation (NSF) workshops will be immediately followed by faculty interaction to identify teams and topics and plan proposals.

The first workshop will be noon-5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in Smith CUE 518. It will feature Thomas Baerwald, director for the NSF Coupled Human and Natural Systems program. The second workshop will be 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, also in Smith CUE 518. It will feature Carol Van Hartesveldt, director for NSF’s Integrative Graduate Education Research Training program.

Following these presentations, time has been set aside to identify proposal topics and develop potential faculty teams to write proposals for these … » More …