Steve Sulkin

Western’s Shannon Point Marine Center was recently praised in American Scientist magazine for its efforts to diversify the field of marine sciences.

However, its chief multicultural program was cut in spring 2015 due to a lack of funding.

The Multicultural Initiative in the Marine…

Western Washington University’s Shannon Point Marine Center is naming its Commons area after Professor Emeritus and former SPMC Director Steve Sulkin.

Western will celebrate the naming of the Stephen D. Sulkin Commons from 2 to 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20 at the marine center. The…

A new research vessel has arrived at Western Washington University’s Shannon Point Marine Center; it will enhance access to marine environments and support the marine center’s research and educational activities.

The 35-foot research vessel “Magister” was funded…

Erika McPhee-Shaw is the new director of Western Washington University's Shannon Point Marine Center.

McPhee-Shaw will start at Western June 15, succeeding longtime SPMC Director Steve Sulkin, who has retired.

Erika McPhee-Shaw has been hired as director of Western Washington University’s Shannon Point Marine Center.

McPhee-Shaw, who will start at Western on June 15, 2014, was hired following a national search. She succeeds longtime SPMC Director Steve Sulkin, who has retired.

Steve Hollenhorst, dean of Western’s Huxley College of the Environment, will also serve as interim director of Shannon Point Marine Center in Anacortes. Steve Sulkin, SPMC director for the past 28 years, is retiring during the summer.

“I am pleased to announce that Steve…

A farewell party to honor Steve Sulkin, director of Western Washington University's Shannon Point Marine Center, will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, in Viking Union Room 465 on the Western campus.

Sulkin will be retiring from the university after 28 years of service…

Four strongly qualified candidates for the position of Director of Shannon Point Marine Center have been selected by the search committee, Western Washington University Provost Catherine Riordan announced.

The candidates will come to campus for interviews beginning May 2. Information…

When Gov. Chris Gregoire signed an executive order on Nov. 27 to address the growing threat of ocean acidification, she took a bold move to place the state of Washington at the forefront of an issue that will affect not only Washingtonians but potentially all of the world's citizens in the…

Stephen Sulkin is planning to retire as professor and director of Western Washington University's Shannon Point Marine Center.

Sulkin has held the post since 1985, and says he'll retire next summer, with his successor starting next fall.

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