Warren Washington received a bachelorâ€™s degree in physics in 1958 and masterâ€™s degree in meteorology in 1960 from OSU. He was one of 10 persons named by President Obama to receive the National Medal of Science. Washington will be on campus on November 3rd to speak in a Memorial Union Program Council series on diversity.Â He will also be the keynote speaker on November 4th in Portland for the Urban League of Portlandâ€™s Equal Opportunity Day dinner.
Washington dedicated his career to the National Center for Atmospheric Research and has developed a international reputation for his work on the study of the Earthâ€™s climate.Â He also served as chairman of the National Science Board under both President Clinton and President George W. Bush.
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