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Reminder: FHL Info Session next Tuesday (1/17)

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Reminder to attend the info session for Spring/Summer courses at Friday Harbor Labs next Tuesday, January 17 from 10:30-11:20 in MSB 123.
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Friday Harbor Labs Info Session 1/17

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Friday Harbor Labs Info Session: Spring/Summer Quarter 2017
Spend spring or summer quarter studying at the UW’s marine field station in the San Juan Islands. Get started by attending the following info session:
INFO SESSION: Spring and Summer Quarter at Friday Harbor
When: Tuesday 1/17, 10:30 – 11:30 AM
Where: Marine Sciences Building Room 123
RSVP: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/jkob/320432
Learn more about what spending a quarter studying full time in the San Juan Islands can mean for you. 

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Marine Mammals Passive Acoustic Talk

Eavesdropping on the ocean: using passive acoustic monitoring
technologies to estimate marine mammal population sizes
Please join us for a talk by Dr. Danielle Harris on Tuesday, December
6th at 11:30am in Ocean Teaching Building room 155. Dr. Harris is a
statistical ecologist and acoustician visiting from St. Andrews
University’s Centre for Research into Ecological and Environmental
Modelling (CREEM). This lecture is open to the public. 

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Marine & Aquatic Sciences Information Session on Wednesday, 11/16

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Wednesday, November 16
3:00 – 4:00 PM
Fishery Sciences Building, Room 203
Aquatic & Fishery Sciences     Oceanography
Marine Biology
Marine Field Station
Friday Harbor Labs

Over 70% of the Earth is covered by water. Explore majors, minors and opportunities related to the study of this part of the environment in a one-hour information session with academic advisers. Learn more about why the UW is a global leader in these fields, and find out more about:

Recommended courses for exploration
Program requirements
What senior projects/research looks like in these programs
Career paths

session is open to current and prospective UW students

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UW Honors Climate Change Conversation (open to all students)

Climate change is the kind of problem that keeps us up at night. No matter where you live or what you do, you will be impacted by human-made changes to our atmosphere. It’s something that no single discipline can hope to solve—we know that we must collaborate to innovate on this complex issue. 

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First Meeting of the Sea Dawgs is Thursday, 10/6

What: First meeting of the Sea Dawgs Marine Biology Club
When: Thursday, 10/6, 5:00 pm
Where: Savery Room 140

Are you looking to connect with other UW undergrads that share an interest in marine science? If so, consider joining Sea Dawgs, UW’s very own marine biology club! This Thursday, October 6th, the Sea Dawgs are hosting their Autumn Kickoff meeting in Savery room 140 at 5 PM. 

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Professor Tom Quinn Public Lecture about Salmon Today

Pink Salmon in the Seton River

The School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences autumn quarter seminar is a chance for the public to learn about current issues and research through weekly lectures each Thursday. Subscribe to the SAFS events calendar for information about other lectures through the quarter.
More than just fillets on the grill: Salmon and trout as models of evolutionary ecology.
Salmon, trout, and their relatives are important as objects of commercial, recreational, and subsistence fisheries and aquaculture, and they also play vital roles in the marine and freshwater ecosystems that they occupy during their lives. 

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[event]: Climate Change and California Sea Lions

The guest speaker for this quarter’s ‘Wildlife Seminar’ Sharon Melin from the NOAA National Marine Mammal Laboratory will be giving a talk on Monday, 5/9 from 3:30 – 4:30 in Kane Hall 130 about Climate Change and California Sea Lions. This lecture is open to the public, so you can attend even if you haven’t registered for the course (ESRM 455). 

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Guest Lecture on Sea Star Wasting Disease

Drew is an amazing marine biologist who has worked on a wide range of impacts on marine invertebrate species and communities, most recently sea star wasting disease.  With the spectre of global warming threatening marine communities worldwide, Drew has become especially interested in the role warming plays in facilitating epidemics.  Her work is a tremendous combination of CSI disease ecology all the way through to curation of a stunning collection of art glass profiled in this award-winning film. 

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Spring Career Center Workshops

Ah spring! Nearly at the end of the school year: cherry blossoms, singing birds, and for many of you: thoughts about jobs and careers. You might be graduating and looking for your first job out of school, or you may be focused on exploring career options or securing good internships.
Wherever you are in your career planning, you should take advantage of the UW Career Center spring workshops. 

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