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SEFS to welcome Dr. Beronda L. Montgomery as 2021 Sustaining Our World Lecture speaker

UW’s School of Environmental and Forest Sciences is proud to welcome Dr. Beronda L. Montgomery as the 2021 Sustaining Our World Lecture speaker on April 14. She will present, “Lessons From Plants: Insights For Human Thriving.”
Montgomery is a writer, science communicator, and Michigan State University Foundation Professor in the Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics. 

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SEFS Seminar with Burke Museum Tribal Liaison Polly Olsen on Jan. 20

SEFS is proud to welcome Burke Museum Tribal Liaison and member of the Yakama Tribe Polly Olsen as our Jan. 20 SEFS Seminar speaker.
According to her nomination for the UW Distinguished Staff Award, which she ultimately received in 2020, Olsen’s service to the University of Washington spans nearly 20 years, first through her work at the School of Medicine’s Native American Center of Excellence and Indigenous Wellness Research Institute, and as an advisor to the wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ project, and then as the Burke Museum Tribal Liaison beginning in 2017. 

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