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Shellfish club meeting – this Wednesday, 10/18, 5:30

Hi Bivalve Aficionados,
We hope you’ve all had a productive summer, and are getting back into the swing of things on campus. As the famous adage goes, “time and tide wait for no one,” so we are super excited to take advantage of the momentum we’ve got going in setting up the UW Shellfish Farm in just a few weeks!
We’ve got cages built, and thousands of baby oysters ready to be planted onto the beach at Big Beef Creek, so all we need is YOUR HELP. 

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[speaker]: Large whale satellite telemetry: A tool for determining habitat-use, distribution, and behavior of endangered whale populations.

Join us for the weekly SAFS Departmental Seminar at 4:00 in FSH 102 (open to the public) for a talk this week about using satellites to track the movements of large whales in the North Pacific.

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Sea Dawgs Marine Biology Club Mtg 10/18 at 4:30

All current UW students are invited to join the Sea Dawgs Marine Biology club for their first meeting on Wednesday, October 18 at 4:30 in FSH 108. Connect, volunteer, and engage with the community of students passionate about marine biology.

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[speaker]: The impact of density-dependent changes in individual life histories on marine population dynamics

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In this presentation I review how current fisheries models account for ecological processes. Subsequently, I will introduce a class of size-structured population models based on individual energetics that explicitly account for ecological interactions of individual fish. Analysis of models of this kind will be shown to not only increase our understanding of the mechanisms shaping fish community dynamics, but also make counterintuitive predictions about the outcome of fisheries management strategies

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Mary Gates Scholarships ($5,000) – info sessions every Friday

The Mary Gates Endowment for Students is currently accepting scholarship applications.  Mary Gates Scholarships provide $5,000 ($2,500 per quarter for two quarters) for students to pursue leadership or research projects.  These scholarships benefit students in the current academic year, and are open to all UW undergraduate students regardless of class year, major, residency status, or UW campus.  Deadlines are coming up soon, so attend an information session!

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[speaker]: Recreational shark fishing in Florida: An interdisciplinary analysis of an emerging conservation issue

Recreational shark fishing in Florida: An interdisciplinary analysis of an emerging conservation issue
David Shiffman
Liber Ero Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Simon Fraser University
Thursday, September 28, 2017 4:00 pm
Fishery Sciences Building, Room 102
Open advising about undergraduate programs hosted in FSH lobby from 3:30-4:00 pm
Sharks are one of the most threatened groups of marine fishes, but the majority of research, advocacy, and management attention to date has focused on threats stemming from commercial fisheries. 

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Open Seas: Super Awesome Ocean Science Theatre Show (6/8-11)

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Come dive into a “Super Awesome Ocean Science Theatre Show”
Byron Walker, a current senior majoring in both oceanography and theatre will be performing his senior thesis the second weekend of June the 8th through the 11th at the Glen Hughes Penthouse theatre on campus. Come watch the performance for FREE Thursday and Sunday at 1:00 PM or Friday and Saturday at 7:30 PM. 

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FHL Research Apprenticeship Info Session (5/16, 11:30 am, OSB 425)

Join Dr. Jan Newton, Principal Oceanographer for the UW Applied Physics Lab, for an information session about the autumn 2017 ‘Pelagic Ecosystem of the San Juan Archipelago’ research apprenticeship. Tuesday, May 16 in OSB 425 at 11:30 AM.

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Info Session: UW Study Abroad Opportunities in Australia (5/16)

UW Study Abroad office information session on 5/16 (must register by 5/12) for a range of study abroad options in Australia.

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April Events with the SeaDawgs (Marine Biology Student Club)

Current UW students are invited to join the SeaDawgs (UW Marine Biology Club) for two events in April: canoeing at the waterfront activities center, and an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour at the Seattle Aquarium.

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