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Recent work by our members

#nswasciwire highlights the published writing of NSWA members each month. Would you like to see your writing featured? Please suggest an item online or send a link or PDF file to Chris Tachibana at sciencewire@nwscience.org. The NSWA Board of Directors determines what material to present. We look forward to highlighting your work.

McGrayne: Dr. Colwell Tells Her Story

McGrayne: Dr. Colwell Tells Her Story

Sharon Bertsch McGrayne’s new book, A Lab of One's Own: One Woman's Personal Journey Through Sexism in Science, co-authored with Dr. Rita Colwell, is available now. Dr. Colwell, a University of Washington graduate, is the former director of the National Science...

James: COVID and Kids

James: COVID and Kids

From Seattle’s Odessa Brown clinic, Sally James reports on children’s experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic. For the South Seattle Emerald (@SoSeattleEmerald), Sally talks with pediatrician Dr. Ben Danielson about how he helps children and families deal with...

Arnold: Water and Power

Arnold: Water and Power

An irrigation system in Pakistan, Catherine Arnold writes, covers 36,000 miles plus 994,000 miles of farm and field ditches. Yet many farmers don’t receive their share of water. Writing for the University of Utah Water Center (@uWaterCenter), Catherine tells of a...

Olson: Our Backyard Plutonium Factory

Olson: Our Backyard Plutonium Factory

Steve Olson’s book The Apocalypse Factor: Plutonium and the Making of the Atomic Age is ready to order now. Steve grew up in eastern Washington near Hanford and tells how the site became the location for manufacturing plutonium for the 1945 atomic bomb dropped on...

Hu: Tale of Tribal Disenrollment

Hu: Tale of Tribal Disenrollment

Jane C. Hu earned February’s High Country News cover story with her report on former Nooksack Tribal Councilwoman Carmen Tageant. Jane goes beyond why and how Tageant was bullied out of the Council with a complex background story of personal, political, and judicial...