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Entries in Membership (69)

Tuesday
Mar272012

Call for Nominations: Speaker of the House

The WSDA is currently accepting nominations for the Speaker of the House at the 2012 WSDA House of Delegates. To apply for the position, please submit a letter of interest and your CV to Brenda Berlin at brenda@wsda.org. Deadline for submissionn is April 19, 2012.

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Friday
Mar162012

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Interested in running for elected office in the WSDA? Here’s what you need to know:


Dr. Douglas Walsh, Immediate Past President of the WSDA and Chair, Task force on Nominations, has put out a call for recommendations for elected positions within the Association. Submission deadline is June 21, 2012.

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Friday
Mar092012

JOEL BERG NAMED DEAN OF UWSoD

Dr. Joel Berg will become the next dean of the University of Washington School of Dentistry, UW Provost Ana Mari Cauce has announced. 
Dr. Berg, who had been Lloyd and Kay Chapman Chair for Oral Health at the School, heading the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, will assume his new post on Aug. 15, subject to approval by the UW Board of Regents.
He will succeed Tim DeRouen, who was appointed interim dean for the 2011-2012 academic year after the resignation of Martha Somerman. She had left the deanship after nine years to become director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.
Dr. Berg, nationally prominent as president-elect of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), furthered his reputation as director of the Center for Pediatric Dentistry, a partnership between the UW and Seattle Children’s hospital. The new facility at Seattle’s Magnuson Park, which he planned and brought to fruition with its opening in September 2010, has a mission of pediatric clinical care, dental and parent education, and research. Its major focus lies in early intervention, with an emphasis on dental visits by age 1.

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Thursday
Feb092012

The Washington State Science and Engineering Fair needs you!

 

Golden Apple-winner Dr. Mike Huey is looking for judges — lots of them. "We need about 200 judges for the Washington State Science and Engineering Fair," Huey said recently, "It's a lot of fun, but we have thousands of entries!"

Anyone who has a desire to promote the advancement of the sciences and science education can participate as a judge at the event. Those judging the high school division will require more specialized knowledge in a particular field, while judges for lower grades will be more focused on encouragement for the future. New judges will be paired with more experienced judges, which will make things easier and more enjoyable for first-timers.

Volunteer judges are expected to evaluate projects in an impartial manner while applying the judging guidelines and provide positive feedback to the student. It's a fun and interesting way to give back to the state, so come and help out. To sign up to be a judge, go here. For a brochure with additional information, click here