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EDUC 215: Resilience for College and Beyond (Autumn, 2019)

In EDUC 215, students learn skills to enhance their wellbeing in college and in their life in general. Particular focus is paid to skills that help students withstand common difficulties in life, like a disagreement with a loved one, tolerating doing work you don’t want to do, and managing negative emotions in a healthy way.

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José M. Guzmán receives UW Distinguished Teaching Award

José teaching in FSH 250: Marine Biology

José M. Guzmán, Acting Instructor within the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, is one of this year’s seven recipients of the University of Washington’s Distinguished Teaching Award.

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Summer Courses: Ecocultural Restoration and Salmon Science in the Klamath Basin; Ecopoetics Along Shorelines

Two summer courses exploring the human and social dimensions of the Puget Sounds and the Klamath Basin.

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Disasters: Approaches to Preparation, Response and Recovery (GEN ST 297 A, SPR/2019)

The Population Health Initiative is offering a one-credit, credit/no-credit seminar-style course for undergraduate students during spring quarter called, “Disasters: Approaches to Preparation, Response and Recovery.”

Natural and human-made disasters result in enormous human and economic costs, including immediate loss of lives, destruction of infrastructure, food shortages, disease outbreaks and displacement. The appropriate response to these disasters is complex, requiring multi-level, cross-sector coordination and input from a range of disciplines.

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JSIS 478 G: Environmental Justice and Political Ecology Field Course

Course flyer

This class is thus aimed at familiarizing students, especially those concerned with environmental justice, with Indigenous perspectives, leaders and activists with the aim of countering this ignorance in the hopes of forging stronger interracial, environmentalist coalitions.

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FHL 492: Ecology and Conservation of Marine Birds and Mammals

FHL 492 flyer

FHL 492 has now been approved for the ‘Integrative Field Experience’ requirement of the Marine Biology major, and spaces are still available in the summer 2019 offering. Visit https://fhl.uw.edu/courses/course-descriptions/course/ecology-and-conservation-of-marine-birds-and-mammals-2019/ for more information. 

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Spring Quarter Opportunities with the Pipeline Project

The UW Pipeline Project recruits, trains and places UW students as volunteer tutors in Seattle schools and community organizations. We are recruiting tutors for spring quarter to work with about 40 different schools, and would love to have you! We’ll help you get set up tutoring in a K-12 classroom or community organization. Tutors make a minimum commitment of 2-3 hours per week for at least one quarter. You can tutor as a volunteer or take one of our EDUC 401 seminars to receive credit.

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Diversity in STEM Seminar: Spring Quarter Course (GEN ST 297C)

Learn about current UW STEM Research in a diversity context directly from UW researchers, graduate students, staff and faculty.

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Red Sea Summer Program 2019

KAUST’s Marine Science program will be hosting a three-week summer course from July 21 to August 8, 2019. The course will highlight a range of topics relevant to the Red Sea Research Center’s work, including genomics, microbiology, ecology, environmental science, and biological oceanography. Several KAUST faculty will be participating. The course will consist of a combination of lectures, fieldwork, labwork, and data analysis workshops, with an emphasis on hands-on experiences. 

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Spring 2019 FISH 497 B: Special Topics: FieldNotes

Help produce FieldNotes – an environmental journal focused on promoting undergraduate research and telling inspiring stories about the world around us. Work with a team to create the next issue of FieldNotes by writing and editing short articles, capturing imagery, designing the layout, and more!

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