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Undergraduate Semester at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution – Apply now!

flyer for autumn 2020 semester at WHOI

Will you be a junior or senior undergraduate next year studying Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Geophysics, Oceanography, Meteorology, Mathematics, Physics or Engineering? Spend a semester at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and see what the ocean has to teach you.

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Join Environmental Alternative Spring Break!

Students interested in environmental education and outreach can explore options for an ‘Alternative Spring Break’. This requires enrollment in a winter quarter course.

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Kīlauea lava fuels phytoplankton bloom in the North Pacific Ocean

A new study co-authored by University of Washington researchers examines the effects of molten lava that flowed into the ocean as the result of the eruption of Kilauea volcano in Hawai’i from April to August 2018.

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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

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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

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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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